Conference Preview

Posted On: 10/20/20 8:51 AM

Non-Public A has been one of the top groups in the Garden State over the last few years. Programs like Don Bosco Prep, Bergen Catholic and St. Joe’s Metuchen have all produced big-time talent who have contributed at the next level. The current crop of talent in the frontcourt have the ability to make a big impact at the next level. Here are the top forwards to watch in Non-Public A in 2020-21.

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

Hicks is one of the top small forwards in the Garden State and is a scoring talent. The Temple commit can take his man off the dribble and has a nice touch around the basket. Hicks has a smooth release on his jumper and can bury triples. He is a good defender and is an underrated passer. Hicks topped 20 points per game for Camden Catholic last season and should do it again in 2020-21.

Akil WatsonAkilWatson6'7" | SFDon Bosco Prep | 2023State#38NationNJ, 6’7 SF Don Bosco Prep 2021

Watson had a good freshman season for the Ironmen and is ready for a larger scoring role. The 6’7 forward is at his best off the dribble as he can beat his man

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