Posted On: 04/13/21 8:56 AM

Area 2 in Class 1A in South Alabama has some of the best unknown basketball players in the state. Players from Florala, Kinston, Samson and Pleasant Home are displaying top tier talent, but aren't well known. 

The players listed below could be guys to watch for in the 2021-22 basketball season. 

Zane Weeks | 6-1 SF | Florala HS

Weeks is a phenomenal combo player. He can play small forward and wing. The rising junior has solid court vision and knows the right time to pass out to an open teammate. 

On offense, Weeks can drive to the basket and challnge defenders, or he can set up a pick and roll for another teammate. He also has a nice mid-range jumper and can hit an open three-point attempt. 

Jacob Branch | 5-11 G | Samson HS

Branch will enter his junior season in 2021-22. Through two years of play, he has received quality playing time for his level of skill on the court. 

The 5'11" guard is exceptional at finding a way to get to the rim. His frame gives him the capability to snag rebounds on both ends of the floor. 

On offense, Branch is a player that will shine in

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