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Posted On: 11/9/21 4:27 PM

We take a look at our preseason preview of the VISAA divisions as the season is right around the corner. We will start with division one, featuring some of the perennial powerhouses throughout the state. Here’s a look at some of the state title contenders and dark horse candidates as we head into the season.

State Title Contenders

Paul VI Panthers

The Panthers are younger than they have been in the past few years, but they have one of the best players in the state leading the team in Michigan commit Knasir McDaniel Knasir McDaniel 5'9" | PG Paul VI Cathlolic (VA) | 2022 State #126 Nation VA (pic) and have as much talent as anyone in the state. They’re always one of the top teams in the state and Head Coach Glen Farrello will have them ready to compete with pretty much anyone. Junior wing DeShawn Harris-Smith DeShawn Harris-Smith 6'5" | SF Paul VI | 2023 State #60 Nation VA is one of the states top perimeter defenders, sophomore 6’6” forward Darren Harris Darren Harris 6'6" | SF Paul VI | 2024 VA is set to be one of the breakout players in the WCAC and newcomer junior Justin Boggs Justin Boggs 6'2" | CG Paul VI | 2023 State VA provides another shooter and athlete on the wing. They are young up front

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