Posted On: 04/3/21 12:29 PM

The junior (2022) class is the most elite group in South Florida. All you have to do is look around Fort Lauderdale for evidence. Two area teams won state championships and are ranked in the top 20 nationally. Furthermore, they feature numerous D-1 players.

Let’s look at my picks...

Amen Thompson Amen Thompson 6'5" | SG Pine Crest | 2022 State #147 Nation FL and Ausar Thompson Ausar Thompson 6'5" | SG Pine Crest | 2022 State #151 Nation FL - Pine Crest

The twins helped Pine Crest to a 21-1 overall record and a 4A state championship. They combined to average 43.1 points, 15.6 rebounds, 7.8 assists, 5.7 steals and 2.6 blocks per game. Keep in mind that Pine Crest didn't have a true frontcourt presence this season. They were doing a lot of the work alongside 2021 guard Eros Carpio Eros Carpio 6'4" | CG Pine Crest | 2021 State FL . Both players are 4-star recruits with numerous D-1 offers. I think they are the two best players in South Florida. Watch them play and you might agree.

Taylor Hendricks Taylor Hendricks 6'9" | PF Ft. Lauderdale Calvary Christian | 2022 State #222 Nation FL - Calvary Christian Academy

Did you know Taylor Hendricks Taylor Hendricks 6'9" | PF Ft. Lauderdale Calvary Christian | 2022 State #222 Nation FL is the third highest rated recruit in the history of UCF basketball? Well now you do! The 3-star commit averaged 14.1 points, 9.2 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game for the 3A state champions. Moreover,

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