Posted On: 08/19/20 11:37 AM

We aren’t exactly sure when the 2020-2021 season will begin, but basketball never stops at Prep Hoops. As we prepare for another season, the staff will be hitting you with several preseason nuggets. This series aims to highlight 30 of the best young cores from within and around the DMV. A “young core” consists of players with at least two full years of high school basketball remaining. This includes prospects from the class of 2022 and younger. Here we conclude the series by taking a look at the top-five.

#5 | Archbishop Spalding (MD)

Giacubeno: Spalding has the chance to assert themselves as a top team in the DMV this season and it’s due to their super talented core group of players. 2022 wing/forward Cam Whitmore has established himself as a high-major prospect. The 6-foot-7 rising junior has elite athleticism and ability to post eye-popping numbers in multiple stat categories.2022 wing CJ Scott CJ Scott 6'4" | SF Archbishop Spalding | 2022 MD fills a variety of roles for this team. He’ll handle the ball for stints throughout games but also is viewed as a utility guy who can impact the game with scoring, playmaking, and rebounding. 2022 combo guard Tyheil Peterson Tyheil Peterson 5'10" | PG Archbishop Spalding | 2022 State MD can play both on

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