2025 Rankings Breakdown: Defenders
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Here is a look at five of the better defenders listed in the recent Prep Hoops Virginia 2025 rankings update. #5 Austin Williford Austin Williford 6'4" | CG Saint Anne’s Belfield | 2025 State VA | STAB Williford had long…
Here is a look at five of the better defenders listed in the recent Prep Hoops Virginia 2025 rankings update.
Williford had long ago established a reputation as a top-tier defender within the state. He was an easy add to this list.
Jacobs is a forceful paint presence for the Saints. The 6’8″ forward is effective at blocking shots.
Rivera’s relentless ball pressure is a signature of his game. He brings a competitive edge that translates on every defensive possession.
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Pennix is a responsible help defender with good athleticism. He can quickly rotate from the help side to block a shot or take a charge.
Tucker is a premier athlete who defends well on the wing. He mirrors the ball well at the point of attack and reads the passing lanes like a book.