Photo: Conestoga HS Athletics

Posted On: 12/10/20 12:54 PM

Mike Walz (C/O 2022). Photo: Conestoga HS Athletics

In 2019-20 the Central League in Southeastern, PA posted a banner season as Garnet Valley, Lower Merion, Strath Haven, Penncrest and Radnor all won 15+ games and appeared in the PIAA state tournament. For a number of reasons, I expect the high level of basketball competition in the Central League to continue here in 2020-21.

One reason for that belief is the number of elite level shooters taking the floor this season for Central League teams. Another reason is the fact that the Central League boasts a host of talented guards who can, simply put, get buckets. Today we will look at the third reason – the “bigs” from the Central League who will excel during the 2020-21 season and at the next level.

Denzel Atkinson-BoyerDenzelAtkinson-Boyer6'7" | PFPenncrest | 2021StatePA – 6’8” / Senior / Penncrest / Forward-Center: A long and wiry athlete who plays much bigger than 6’8”, Atkinson-Boyer is a dominant shot blocker and a force on the glass. Thanks to his high level finishing skills and ability to operate above the rim, Atkinson-Boyer was a double-double machine

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