Posted On: 12/27/20 11:24 AM

While some areas are still up in the air about whether they’ll be playing and some that have already shut it down, there was a large portion of public school teams in VA that started their seasons this past week. We’re cautiously optimistic that we will have an entire high school season, and with that we will take a look at some state contenders in each of the classifications. Here’s a look at six teams in Class 1 that we expect to be contending come late in the season.

Preseason Favorite: Auburn 

2022 Ethan MillironsEthanMillirons6'0" | PGAuburn | 2022StateVA.

Last year’s Class 1 co-champions before the championship game was canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak, Auburn returns almost all of their biggest contributors from last year and are on paper the favorites to repeat. Junior point guard Ethan MillironsEthanMillirons6'0" | PGAuburn | 2022StateVA, last year’s Class 1 POY, returns to lead the charge and he’s the perfect guy for the team as he can takeover a game from a scoring and a distributing standpoint, and he’s a natural leader on both ends and one of the smartest lead guards in the state.

Virginia All Access Pass

Subscribe to Prep Hoops Virginia to get access to all premium articles and prospect rankings for as little as $2 per week with an annual subscription!