Posted On: 12/1/21 10:00 AM

The high school basketball season is underway in the state of North Carolina. Take a look at the early top squads to keep an eye on in the 1st Edition of the NCISAA Top 10 Power Rankings.

 

10) Westminster Catawba Christian (6-3)

The Westminster Catawba Christian Indians have reeled off four-straight wins including two to take home the Buckets Brands title in the Charlotte Hoops Challenge this past weekend. They’re a talented squad that plays together led by MJ Collins MJ Collins 6'4" | CG Westminster Catawba | 2022 #116 Nation NC (Virginia Tech), unsigned senior Richard Black III Richard Black III 6'1" | PG Westminster Catawba | 2022 State SC and juniors Nyckolas Clarke, Derek Bradley Derek Bradley 6'3" | PG Westminster Catawba | 2023 State SC and Jalen Booker. They’re a squad that plays well when they’re forcing turnovers and making plays for each other on the offensive end. Black is quite the pace-maker while producing 13.0 ppg, 6.0 apg, 5.5 rpg and 2.0 spg. Collins is a two-way presence that forces steals and knocks down tough shots on the perimeter and in the paint. Booker is the enforcer in the paint while Clarke wreaks havoc in the paint on both ends and Clarke shows off his ability to get to the rim off the bounce. Look for this squad to make a run by season’s

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