Posted On: 11/16/21 11:56 PM

Who were the best players during the season’s first true night?  Read about players who exceled. We feature the second quintet by position on our All-TipTime SECOND TEAM.  Our state is loaded with great guards, but this team must resemble a team:  Point Guard, Guard, Guard/Wing, Wing, Forward.

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Second Team
PG Seth Grandberry Seth Grandberry 5'11" | PG Millington | 2023 State TN (Millington)
SG Trey Morrow Trey Morrow 6'4" | SG Scott County | 2022 State TN (Scott)
SG Will Biven Will Biven 6'3" | SG Knoxville West | 2022 State TN (Knox West)
SG Jack Medalie Jack Medalie 6'6" | SG Franklin | 2023 State TN (Franklin)
F Da’Ron Hall Da’Ron Hall 6'6" | PF Cane Ridge | 2024 State TN (Cane Ridge)

G Seth Grandberry Seth Grandberry 5'11" | PG Millington | 2023 State TN , Millington
Overall State Ranking: 36

Yes, Seth Grandberry Seth Grandberry 5'11" | PG Millington | 2023 State TN went for 38 points.  How can that avoid being the headline?  Teammate BJ Gilmore scored 11 in a row to start the third quarter!  Seth is the better scorer still, but he knows that Gilmore’s emergence in the next two months will determine how far this team can advance in the postseason.  The scoring help of Gilmore is a welcome addition for sure.

Seth’s first half was monstrous, as he re-entered the locker room with 26 quick points.

SG Will Biven Will Biven 6'3" | SG Knoxville West | 2022 State TN , Knoxville West
Overall State Ranking: 33

As a balanced, strong 2-guard Will Biven Will Biven 6'3" | SG Knoxville West | 2022 State TN is going to have big nights against smaller players and big nights against bigger players though he will see few of the latter. 

Biven finished with 26 points on 10-17 shooting.

SG Trey Morrow Trey Morrow 6'4" | SG Scott County | 2022 State TN , Scott
Overall State Ranking: 46

Trey Morrow Trey Morrow 6'4" | SG Scott County | 2022 State TN surpassed 1,000 career rebounds!  Alas, this is not an All-Career Team.  This is merely…who did great Tuesday night.  Well, Morrow pulled down 22 rebounds, so…

SG Jack Medalie Jack Medalie 6'6" | SG Franklin | 2023 State TN , Franklin
Overall State Ranking: 20

Transfer Jack Medalie Jack Medalie 6'6" | SG Franklin | 2023 State TN scored 25 points to lean Franklin to an early season win.  Franklin is replacing five great starters.  No team in the state lost more to graduation than FHS.  Jack and Noah Magee are going to be leaned on early and Jack will prove his extremely high ranking is deserved.

F Da’Ron Hall Da’Ron Hall 6'6" | PF Cane Ridge | 2024 State TN , Cane Ridge
Overall State Ranking: NA

Cane Ridge has another star.  Not a star-in-the-making, a star.  Da’Ron is built like a young Brandan Wright.  Long, lean, lefty.

Hall helped destroy a strong Lebanon team with 19 points on 9-13 shooting and 8 rebounds. The entire night Da’Ron was locked onto Jarred Hall Jarred Hall 6'8" | SF Lebanon | 2023 State TN too.  Not that Jarred was ineffective, but he was certainly straining more than he did all summer with EAB 16u.  The future of neither is in doubt.

But it was the way he did it that truly impressed.  Hall glided around the floor with the smoothness of a ballet dancer.  A drop step at 6-foot-7!?  Handle like a senior 2-guard?  A Euro?!  

Don’t hurt ’em Da’Ron!

First Team.