Posted On: 01/26/21 8:00 AM

With the first weeks of the high school season underway, there’s a lot of prospects showing their growth in the state. Here’s a look at some standouts at the NCHSAA 1A level.

Josef Fullwood Josef Fullwood 6'3" | SF Pender | 2021 State NC | 6’3 Forward | Pender

Fullwood has hit the ground running for Pender High in 2020-21. He opened the season with 32 points in a 66-65 victory over Heide Trask, then followed that up with 34 points against Southwest Onslow in a 78-54 victory. He’s shooting59 percent from the field while posting 25.2 ppg, 6.8 rpg, 2.8 apg and 1.6 spg through the first five games of his senior season. He’s got nice length and playmaking ability that he uses well to make things happen on the hardwood. 

Bennie Brooks Bennie Brooks 6'4" | CG East Carteret | 2021 State NC | 6’3 Wing/Forward | East Carteret

Brooks is a versatile two-way prospect that’s come along well at East Carteret. He’s averaging 19.0 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 4.5 apg, 4.5 spg and 1.5 bpg while shooting 57 percent from the field through the first three games of the season. He’s been able to show off his three-level scoring ability as well while shooting 38 percent from the 3-point line. He’s an emerging unsigned name

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