Posted On: 09/13/20 3:18 PM

With Louisiana moving to Phase 3, the state is eager for football to begin. Right on the heels of football will be  basketball season. With the grassroots season done and preseason basketball leagues beginning in neighboring states, it is never too early to talk basketball. In this piece, we will take a look at a very early list of who I feel should be contenders for the Gatorade player of the year and the title of Mr. Basketball in the state of Louisiana.

In Alphabetical Order:

  1. Joe CharlesJoeCharles6'7" | SFCarencro | 2021StateLA  
  2. Keon ColemanKeonColeman6'4" | CGOpelousas Catholic | 2021StateLA  
  3. Carter DomingueCarterDomingue6'3" | PGSt. Thomas More | 2021StateLA
  4. Chris LockettChrisLockett6'5" | SFIsidore Newman | 2023#28NationLA
  5. Rayshun McCullarRayshunMcCullar6'0" | PGHuntington | 2022StateLA
  6. Emaryeon McDonald
  7. Daniel OrtizDanielOrtiz6'1" | CGSouthwood | 2021StateLA
  8. Carlos Stewart
  9. Derrick TezenoDerrickTezeno6'5" | SFNorth Central | 2021StateLA
  10. Jamond VincentJamondVincent6'2" | SGLandry-Walker | 2021StateLA

1.  Joe CharlesJoeCharles6'7" | SFCarencro | 2021StateLA (6’7" | Carencro | 2021) - Charles will be coming off a knee injury and has not played highly competitive basketball for a full ten months.  However, knowing Coach Kovatch, Carencro will play a very ambitious schedule.  This will give Charles every opportunity to show that he is fully recovered and that he can elevate a team with his play.  He may not win, but it will be

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