Posted On: 01/2/22 10:28 AM

It’s time to put a bow on the coverage from the 35th Annual Pepsi Carolina Classic in Florence. Who were the 2022 Top Performers the day Prep Hoops was in attendance at South Florence HS? Let’s take a look right here in this story. #RecruitThePalmettoState

Demarco Bethea Demarco Bethea 6'7" | SF Dillon | 2022 State SC - Dillon HS (pictured on front)

Bethea did the best he could to keep his Wildcats in the game vs the Hartsville HS Red Foxes. Demarco finished the day with 19 points and 14 rebounds in the opening round game. Bethea a versatile forward needs to play better through contact. He can float outside on the perimeter and knockdown the 15-17-foot jump shot. Demarco has a long wingspan and would be an ideal rim runner at the next level. 

Tristan LeXander Tristan LeXander 6'1" | CG Hartsville | 2022 State SC - Hartsville HS 

LeXander really came to play today for the Red Foxes. Tristan a Fayetteville State University (NC) (NCAA D2) signee finished with 19 points in the win for the Red Foxes. 

Valerian Bruce Valerian Bruce 6'3" | SF West Florence | 2022 SC - West Florence HS 

Bruce is like a bull in a

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