Posted On: 12/2/21 2:09 PM

This season the UIL championship will go through Richardson and Duncanville High Schools. The two powerhouses boast deep, talented teams full of D1 and NBA-potential players. Duncanville is coming off a championship season (11-1) led by coach David Peavy and welcomes back nine players from their state championship squad. Even if five-star Coppell transfer Anthony Black Anthony Black 6'7" | PG Duncanville | 2022 State #10 Nation TX doesn’t;t play due to being deemed ineligible, they still have an offense built around junior four-star transfer Ashton Hardaway Ashton Hardaway 6'8" | PF Duncanville | 2023 State TX and first-team all-district Ron Holland Ron Holland 6'9" | PF Duncanville | 2023 State #12 Nation TX . Wow. 

Meanwhile, Richardson will start nationally-ranked seniors and district co-MVPs in 6-5 Rylan Griffen Rylan Griffen 6'5" | SG Richardson | 2022 State #72 Nation TX and 6-4 Kentucky commit, Cason Wallace Cason Wallace 6'4" | CG Richardson | 2022 State #6 Nation TX , who just might be the best player in the state this season. Richardson is looking to build upon last season where they went 26-2 and 14-0 in district play. 

But many other teams will have something to say about who comes out on top including a stacked Mckinney High School team, and fellow Region 1 stalwart Richardson Lake Highlands and Dallas Jesuits. Region 2 boasts Kileen Ellison and Cypress Ranch and Mason Huffmeister competing against Duncanville’s attempt at repeating. 

Region 3 boasts a history of powerhouse teams,

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