Posted On: 10/26/21 4:41 PM

With a week left before high school hoops officially begins in Louisiana, it is time to cover preseason all-state teams in all classes. The first class we will cover is Class C. This classification produced one of the best state finals last season with the overtime classic between Ebarb and Simpson. So, there is some good basketball played on this level. The preseason 1st and 2nd team picks may be guard heavy but they are undoubtedly some of the best players that we will see on this level this season.

First Team

G - Joseph Adams (5’11" | Calvin | Sr.)

G - Joshua Adams (5’9" | Gibsland-Coleman | Sr.)

G - Derwin Ancar Derwin Ancar 6'2" | CG Phoenix | 2023 State LA (6’2" | Phoenix | Jr.) 

G - Jaron Mitcham (6’1" | Hornbeck | Sr.)

G - John-Paul Ricks John-Paul Ricks 6'0" Jehovah-Jireh | 2022 LA (6’0" | Jehovah-Jireh | Sr.)

No preseason all-state list in Class C can even be discussed without John-Paul Ricks John-Paul Ricks 6'0" Jehovah-Jireh | 2022 LA being included.  He is the best point guard in the state and a top five player in his class.  Ricks is also a former most outstanding player in this class.  He and his 28 (ppg) and 8 (assts.) will be

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