Posted On: 06/30/20 9:08 AM

South Jersey basketball had a terrific 2019-20 season with five teams finishing in the NJ.com Top 20. Camden was the state’s top team throughout the season, while Wildwood Catholic avenged its loss in last season’s sectional final with a 80-67 win over Rutgers Prep. Lance WareLanceWare6'9" | PFCamden | 2020#42NationNJ and Taj ThweattTajThweatt6'7" | PFWildwood Catholic | 2020State#180NationNJ were both selected to First Team All-State, while Dajuan Wagner JrDajuanWagner Jr6'2" | PGCamden | 2023State#2NationNJand Jahlil WhiteJahlilWhite6'6" | SGWildwood Catholic | 2020State#258NationNJ were both All-State selections. South Jersey has a number of talented forwards who are capable of making the All-State team. Here are the South Jersey forwards with the best chances of making the All-State team.

Zach HicksZachHicks6'7" | SFCamden Catholic | 2021State#201NationNJ, 6’7 SF Camden Catholic 2021

The Irish have been to three straight Non-Public A South title games and are looking to make it there again in 2020-21. Hicks had a strong postseason run as he averaged 21.3 points per game. The 6’7 forward has a smooth offensive game as he can attack the basket strong, shoot over his defender and finish through contact. Hicks has a good feel for the game and is a strong rebounder. His ability to score the ball makes him a strong candidate to be a member of the All-State

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