The Class 4A ranks looks to be a very solid field this season. The Upper State school have for sure gotten in more games than schools in the Lower State. Which teams will make the playoffs ? Read more inside…
The Class 4A ranks looks to be a very solid field this season. The Upper State school have for sure gotten in more games than schools in the Lower State. Which teams will make the playoffs ? Read more inside right here on the Class 4A Notebook on your source for basketball coverage in the Palmetto State.
AC Flora (10-0)
The Falcons got a late start after winning the Class 4A State Championship in football. Robert McCray Robert McCray 6'3" | CG AC Flora | 2021 State #142 Nation SC is headed off to Wake Forest University next season to play for Head Coach Steve Forbes. The Falcons have plenty of depth on the roster with Collin Murray-Boyles Collin Murray-Boyles 6'7" | PF AC Flora | 2023 #209 Nation UT , Chris Parker Chris Parker 6'5" | SF AC Flora | 2023 State SC , Markel Townsend Markel Townsend 5'6" | PG AC Flora | 2023 SC , Eriq Rice Eriq Rice 6'2" | SG AC Flora | 2021 State SC , Kristopher Wallace Kristopher Wallace 5'8" | PG AC Flora | 2022 State SC and Adonis McDaniel Adonis McDaniel 5'11" | PG Ridge View | 2023 SC to name just a few.
Greenville HS (14-5)
The Red Raiders won the region at (7-1) over Greer HS (6-2). The Red Raiders Prometheus Franklin Prometheus Franklin 6'3" | PG Greenville | 2022 State SC 16.7 ppg and 6.2 rebounds. Jaquarious Jones Jaquarious Jones 6'2" | SF Greenville | 2021 State SC 9.8 ppg and 6.6 rebounds, Josh Sapp Josh Sapp 6'4" | SG Greenville | 2022 SC 10.3 ppg, Andre Goodman a Appalachian State football signee is averaging 12.1 ppg while connecting on 43% from behind the arc. Left-handed point guard DJ Johnson DJ Johnson 5'9" | CG Greenville | 2021 State SC rounds out the scoring with 8.1 ppg.
Greer HS (15-4)
The Yellow Jackets finished 2nd in the region behind Greenville HS. Miller DeArmond a Western Carolina University football signee leads the way at 19.6 ppg. Jaleel Skinner Jaleel Skinner 6'5" | SF IMG Academy | 2022 FL a Power 5 Football recruit averaged 16 ppg, 12 rebounds and 5 blocks this season.
Aiken HS (8-7)
RJ Felton RJ Felton 6'4" | CG Aiken | 2021 State #231 Nation SC has been carrying the Fighting Green Hornets all season long. Felton a East Carolina University signee, Demarcus Mazone Demarcus Mazone 6'7" | PF Aiken | 2021 State SC a post player provides points around the cup.
South Aiken HS (9-4)
The Thoroughbreds (6-2) in the region have defeated defeated North Augusta HS twice. Jonathan Burns Jonathan Burns 6'4" | PF South Aiken | 2021 State SC a Gardner Webb football commit is averaging 13.4 ppg this season. Donavan Hodge Donavan Hodge 5'11" | CG South Aiken | 2021 State SC has been a pleasant surprise averaging 17.3 ppg this season.
Irmo HS (9-5)
Dylan Williams Dylan Williams 5'11" | PG Irmo | 2022 State SC and Julian Kiett Julian Kiett 6'3" | CG Irmo | 2022 State SC provide a great 1-2 tandem for the Yellow Jackets. Williams a point guard has been making noise since his 8th grade year for Irmo HS. Williams a 3-sport athlete is averaging 17.3 ppg this season while Kiett chips in at 15.2 ppg. The Yellow Jackets play in the same region with AC Flora HS.
South Pointe HS (Rock Hill) (8-4)
Quan Peterson Quan Peterson 6'2" | PG South Pointe | 2022 State SC , Jamar Williams Jamar Williams 6'5" | PF South Pointe | 2022 NC , JJ Hicklin JJ Hicklin 6'3" | SF South Pointe | 2022 State SC and Waymond Jenerette provide plenty of scoring ouch for Head Coach Melvin Watson. Peterson and Hickson both come in at about 17 ppg for the Stallions while Jenerette chips in at 10 ppg. The Stallions still must play Lancaster HS and Indian Land HS 2 times a piece to round the the season.
Lancaster HS (5-1)
The Bruins had almost 2 months off this season because of Covid-19. Omazeon Tinsley Omazeon Tinsley 5'9" | PG Lancaster | 2021 State SC and Janyle Pittman Janyle Pittman 6'3" | SG Lancaster | 2021 State SC provide senior leadership for the Bruins. Pittman a Mars Hill (NC) (NCAA D2) signee and Tinsley both have scored over 1,000 career points. The Bruins have some young talent in Grayson Kirk Grayson Kirk 6'2" | CG Lancaster | 2023 State SC and .
Easley HS (14-2)
The Green Wave are currently (7-0) in the region with a game lead over Travelers Rest HS. Kain James Kain James 6'2" | PG Easley | 2022 State SC is leading the charge this season at 15.9 ppg.
Travelers Rest HS (14-3)
The Devildogs will play Easley HS (14-2) (7-0) for the region championship on Friday. Jacob Brown Jacob Brown 6'5" | PF Travelers Rest | 2022 State SC a left-handed post player does all the little things to help your team win games. Brown is averaging 12.8 ppg this season for the Devildogs.
Hilton Head Island HS (10-2)
Will McCracken Will McCracken 6'4" | SG Hilton Head Island | 2021 State SC a UNC-Wilmington signee has been a welcome addition to the Seahawks roster this season. McCracken a transfer from Cincinnati (OH) Moeller HS. McCracken is averaging 20.3 ppg this season.
James Island HS (5-2)
The Trojans have a great duo in Cohen Gaskins Cohen Gaskins 6'3" | PG James Island | 2021 State SC and Bailey Wiseman Bailey Wiseman 6'2" | CG James Island | 2021 State SC . The duo will both play at Converse College (SC) (NCAA D2) next year in its first year of basketball for Head Coach Ryan Saunders. Wiseman recently went over 1,000 points.
*** Starting this Tuesday Region 7-AAAA starts Tourney play – This region really just came back to play last week after over a month off and some had a longer extended time.
First Round Matchups – Starts Tuesday February 9, 2021
Myrtle Beach HS (7-8) vs South Florence HS (1-6) – Winner plays West Florence (4-3) (Wednesday)
Hartsville HS (4-3) vs Wilson HS (Florence) (3-1) – Tuesday
Darlington (6-3) vs North Myrtle Beach HS (7-4) – Tuesday