Posted On: 04/22/21 7:00 PM

Area 8 in Class 1A consists of great talent in the north central region of the state. 

The players listed below are the five best players in the area entering the 2021-22 basketball season. 

Chance Dandridge Chance Dandridge 5'10" | SG Columbia | 2023 State AL  | 6-0 G | Winterboro HS

Dandrigde led all of Area 8 last season in total scoring. The guard averaged 14.2 points per game and shot 56 percent from the floor while shooting 32 percent from three point range and 59 percent at the free throw line. 

Dandridge is a phenomenal shooter that can score from anywhere on the court. He also excels in forcing turnovers on the defensive end. 

Brandon Hunter | 5-7 PG | Winterboro HS

The freshman averaged 7.2 points per game last season. He shot 50 percent from the floor, 30 percent from three point range and 64 percent at the free throw line. 

Entering his sophomore season, Hunter could be a player to watch for once the 2021-22 season begins. 

He has great awareness on the court and is a solid defensive player given his class. 

Jakendrick Tuck | 5-11 F | Talladega County Central HS

Tuck was one of the best post players in all of Area 8 in

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