Posted On: 10/30/20 12:00 PM

There is never a shortage of talent in the CIF Southern Section. As a multitude of seniors departed off to the college level, many sophomores this upcoming season are now ready for an increased role on their respective teams with the hope of orchestrating a breakout season. These four sophomore talents are among those that have the potential to put together a stout second-year campaign.

Collins Acheampong Collins Acheampong 6'8" | C Fairmont Prep | 2023 — Fairmont Prep

Fairmont Prep was a potent team in the post on both sides of the floor last season. This trend should carry over into this upcoming campaign with 6’8” Collins Acheampong Collins Acheampong 6'8" | C Fairmont Prep | 2023 among the ones leading the way. Acheampong provides for a defensive presence in the paint thanks to his sheer shot-blocking ability. He has the reach to get up and swat away shot attempts or contest shots at the basket. The sophomore has quick feet to track back and challenge opponents in the restricted area. He is agile enough to cover enough space on the floor to work against even the shiftiest on-ball guards.

While Acheampong’s offensive game is a work in progress, the forward’s defensive prowess is what will be a factor

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