Posted On: 02/5/21 9:31 AM

Cabell Midland will certainly be a contender in the new AAAA classification when the season tips off March 5.

The Knights are loaded for a run, and it starts with one of the top players in the Huntington area, Chandler SchmidtChandlerSchmidt6'0" | CGCabell Midland | 2022StateWV.

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Chandler SchmidtChandlerSchmidt6'0" | CGCabell Midland | 2022StateWV, Cabell Midland, 6-1, Jr.

The slick guard helped the Knights to a 21-4 record, a second-place finish in the tough Mountain State Athletic Conference and a berth in the state tournament following a 66-50 win against Parkersburg in the regional championship.

Schmidt averaged 17.3 points per game for the Knights and led the MSAC in scoring at 18.5 points per game. He averaged 5.8 rebounds from his guard position.

He had 12 games of 20-plus point games and has led the Knights to 40 wins over the last two seasons and has started every game in his career, twice leading the Knights to the state tournament.

Last season Schmidt was a

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