The FHSAA boys basketball season is just around the corner. The regular season tips off on Nov. 23.
We will be looking at the top players to watch in all seven classes.
Here is a peek at the top prospects to keep an eye on in Class 1A (Districts 1-8).
Players To Watch By Class: 7A (Districts 1-8)
Players To Watch By Class: 7A (Districts 9-16)
Players To Watch By Class: 6A (Districts 1-8)
Players To Watch By Class: 6A (Districts 9-16)
Players To Watch By Class: 5A (Districts 1-8)
Players To Watch By Class: 5A (Districts 9-16)
Players To Watch By Class: 4A (Districts 1-8)
Players To Watch By Class: 4A (Districts 9-16)
Players To Watch By Class: 3A (Districts 1-8)
Players To Watch By Class: 3A (Districts 9-16)
Players To Watch By Class: 2A (Districts 1-8)
Players To Watch By Class: 2A (Districts 9-16)
2019-20 state champion: Hawthorne
Region 1 – District 1
Trenton MoyeTrentonMoye5'11" | CGMilton Central | 2021StateFL
Averaging double digits since the 7th grade at Milton Central, Moye has been one of the most well-known players in 1A for awhile. The 2021 6-4 guard enters his senior campaign after averaging a career-best 19.7 PPG a season ago. Also an intriguing forward at 6-6 for Milton Central is Tristan WrightTristanWright6'7" | PFMilton Central | 2021StateFL
. The 2021 athlete averaged 12.1 PPG and 8.3 RPG last season.2021 6-4 guard Andrew HofAndrewHof6'2" | CGMilton Central | 2021StateFL
(11.9 PPG) is another key piece for this team.
Latrell SandersLatrellSanders6'0" | CGPaxton | 2022StateFL
Sanders took the step forward as a lead guard at Paxton averaging 13.8 PPG. The 2022 6-0 guard is a fast-paced guard.
Trey WilliamsTreyWilliams6'1" | CGLaurel Hill | 2021StateFL
For Laurel Hill, Williams was really solid averaging 17.9 PPG last season. The 2021 6-2 guard is a true athlete.
Tristan WatsonTristanWatson6'4" | SFJay | 2023StateFL
Watson, a 2023 6-4 guard continues to succeed after averaging double digits as an 8th grader, he bested that with 16.5 PPG as a freshman for Jay.
Other names to know: 2021 G Kage Wibbing (Paxton), 2021 G Brody Sharpe (Baker), 2021 F Brody Johnson (Jay), 2021 G Cody Gavin (Jay) and 2024 G Ethan McDonald (Jay).
Region 1 – District 2
Xavian SoreyXavianSorey6'3" | SFGraceville | 2021StateFL
Sorey was the best of a deep bunch at Graceville averaging close to 15.0 PPG a year ago. The 6-3 guard/forward is a big body for his team.
Zaimes HallZaimesHall5'11" | SGPoplar Springs | 2021StateFL
Averaging just under 20.0 PPG, Hall, a 2021 6-1 guard is the top guy for Poplar Springs yet again.
Other names to know: 2021 G Joell Green (Graceville), 2023 F Dequayvious SoreDequayviousSore6'2" | SFGraceville | 2023FL
y (Graceville), 2021 F Cole Newberry (Holmes County), 2021 F Sterling Hendrix (Poplar Springs), 2022 G Bayley Nelson (Poplar Springs), 2021 F Thomas Duffell (Poplar Springs), 2021 F Connor Hiers (Freeport), 2022 G Caden Henderson (Freeport) and 2023 G Roman Purvee (Bethlehem).
Region 2 – District 3
Dyvion BushDyvionBush6'2" | SGVernon | 2021StateFL
& EJ ReddiceEJReddice6'2" | CGVernon | 2022StateFL
A football pairing in Bush and Reddice gave Holmes County juice last season. Bush, a 2021 6-2 guard averaged 14.6 PPG and Reddice, a 2022 6-2 guard averaged 12.8 PPG.
Ocasio MurffOcasioMurff6'1" | PGMalone | 2021StateFL
& Annario Ware (Malone)
Malone has a good duo in Murff and Ware. Murff, a 2021 6-0 guard averaged a team-best 15.2 PPG while Ware, a 6-3 guard wasn’t far behind averaging 12.6 PPG.
Other names to know: 2022 G Kaleb Wilson (Malone), 2021 G Tykece Bryant (Cottondale), 2022 F Isaac WoodenIsaacWooden6'0" | SFCottondale | 2022StateFL
(Cottondale), 2021 F Michael Clemmons (Cottondale) and 2021 F Bowden Howell (Sneads).
Region 2 – District 4
Kris ParkerKrisParker6'6" | CGCrossroads | 2023StateFL
The best talent in all of 1A, Parker stands at 6-7 and is just hitting his full capabilities. The 2023 guard averaged just shy of 15.0 PPG at Crossroad Academy and has become a national name after earning an offer from UF recently. He also has offers from Lousiana Monroe and Detroit Mercy. Parker is quick, long and a true playmaker on both ends of the court.
Lamarius MartinLamariusMartin5'11" | CGFranklin County | 2021StateFL
& Eden BrathwaiteEdenBrathwaite6'1" | CGFranklin County | 2021StateFL
Franklin County has one of the best 2021 guard duos in 1A between Martin and Brathwaite. Martin, a 6-0 guard averaged just under 14.0 PPG last season while Brathwaite, a 6-1 guard was steady as they come averaging 16.0 PPG and 5.3 APG.
Other names to know: 2021 G Caleb Smith (Crossroad), 2021 F Bowden Howell (Crossroad), 2022 F Carter KembroCarterKembro6'4" | PFFranklin County | 2022StateFL
(Franklin County), 2022 G Neshon GadsonNeshonGadson6'2" | CGPort St. Joe | 2022StateFL
(Port St. Joe), 2023 F Lajuan Zaccaro (Port St. Joe),
Region 3 – District 5
Zachariah JonesZachariahJones5'10" | CGMadison County | 2021StateFL
A really good finisher at the glass, Jones averaged 15.0 PPG last season for a Madison County program that won a state title in 2018-19. The 2021 5-10 guard is the lead piece here.
Kevis ThomasKevisThomas6'0" | SGTaylor County | 2023StateFL
Thomas has serious wheels at his 6-2 frame. The 2021 guard averaged 14.0 PPG and shot 62 percent from the field for Taylor County in 2019-20.
Jhebari MartinJhebariMartin6'5" | CHamilton County | 2021StateFL
One of the biggest athletes in 1A at 6-5, 308 lbs., Martin averaged 15.5 PPG and 9.4 RPG for Hamilton County as a junior.
Other names to know: 2022 G I’saiah Anweiler (Taylor County), 2021 F Semaj Thompson (Taylor County), 2021 G Darius Jones (Hamilton County), 2021 G Denandre Johnson (Hamilton County), 2022 G Carson St. Laurent (Dixie County), 2022 G Luke Thomas (Dixie County), 2021 G Elisha Clark (Jefferson County), 2021 G Zarrion RobinsonZarrionRobinson6'3" | CGMadison County | 2021StateFL
(Madison County), 2021 G Joseph Jackson (Madison County), 2023 G Jamie HamptonJamieHampton5'9" | PGMadison County | 2023StateFL
Region 3 – District 6
Names to know: 2022 F Curan Webb (Union County), 2021 F Evan Dowdy (Branford), 2021 F Jalen Jordan (Hilliard),
Region 4 – District 7
Keith McGuireKeithMcGuire5'10" | PGWilliston | 2021StateFL
One of the most efficient shooters in 1A, McGuire averaged 16.0 PPG as a junior as he shot 48 percent from long range. Williston has a good one in the 2021 5-10 guard.
Quay Brodus (Chiefland)
Averaging 19.5 PPG in 13 games for Chiefland as a junior, Brodus made his presence well known. The 2021 5-11 guard is a playmaker.
Other names to know: 2021 G Jo Kerian Days (Williston), 2021 G Rashaud Nelson (Williston), 2021 F Isaac Williams (Williston), 2022 F Jesse WilliamsJesseWilliams6'2" | PFBronson | 2022StateFL
(Bronson), 2021 G Dre Lawrence (Hawthorne), 2021 G Steven Nelson (Newberry) and 2022 G Mahki BosticMahkiBostic5'9" | PGBronson | 2022StateFL
Region 4 – District 8
Alfred CorbinAlfredCorbin6'4" | CGWildwood | 2021StateFL
Wildwood is a Lakeland mainstay year after year. Corbin, a 2021 6-3 guard/forward is the top scorer back after averaging 14.0 PPG and 5.9 RPG as a junior. 2021 6-4 forward Nate MikellNateMikell6'4" | CGWildwood | 2021StateFL
(9.4 PPG) and 2021 6-4 forward Joe PoyserJoePoyser6'4" | PFWildwood | 2021StateFL
(8.7 PPG) are two fine counterparts who can flat out fly in transition.
Tylen McKinnon (Crescent City)
At Crescent City, McKinnon, a 2021 6-4 combo guard averaged 14.6 PPG a season ago leading the way for his side. Fellow 2021 guard, Jordan Jara averaged 12.2 PPG while he shot an impressive 40 percent from long range.