Preseason Top 10 Class 4, Region B?

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Who would you put as the Top 8 teams that can go far in Class 4, Region B???

  1. Lousia

  2. Courtland

  3. Monacan

  4. Hanover

  5. Other

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  1. dapro73

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    Since we are 1 week away from the official beginning of basketball season, I was wondering who would you choose to make the playoffs in this region?
    Who would you say has the best chance to win it all?
    What teams do you think people should lookout for?

    Last year was extremely competitive (Final four teams: Louisa, Courtland, Hanover, Huguenot) and this year I think it maybe even more competitive.
     
  2. blackknight_pride

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    I still think Louisa holds the edge but I don't know enough about the other teams. EV will be a factor I think.
     
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    How much did EV graduate from last year? Didn’t they lose to Huguenot.
    I know Louisa lost a lot.
     
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    Eastern View returns Leake if he's playing this year and at least one other key piece I want to say. Louisa actually didn't lose all that much...they lost Shelton who was obviously big and their leading scorer and they lost their 6-7 center. But they return their other three starters (both Hunter's and Haywood) and they had a very very good bench last year with no seniors so if they do drop off I don't think it will be by much.
     
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  5. dapro73

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    Who would be your top 10?
     
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    I’d go
    1. Louisa
    A very very very close 2. Monacan
    3. George Wythe
    4. Huguenot
    5. Caroline

    1-4 will be very interesting this year. Wythe moves up from 3A. They lost Ikechi Chantilou to Life Christian but they have Jaheim Stokes (UNC Wilmington, VUU offers) and a couple other shooters. Can’t ever rule out a Coker coached Wythe team. Monacan is loaded! @mbonape1 can explain.
     
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    I forgot about Wythe...this will be a good region.

    1. Monacan
    2. Louisa
    3. Wythe
    4. Huguenot
    5. Caroline
    6. Eastern View
     
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    Monacan is going to be a high wire act this season. We got a couple of long players with real-deal athleticism. Don't forget about Joe Bamisile who is the Hokie commit that led the state in scoring across all clarifications and was a standout at the NBA top 100 camp this summer.



    We have another 6'7 kid named Jameis Werts that put up numbers all summer for AAU ball. Justin Fernandez is another 6'4 high risers that did well in the AAU circuit this year. We will go about 10 deep with quality players . Scoring will not be a problem for us this year. Synergy and composure will tell the story for us. Anything short of a deep state tourney push will be a disappointment.

    Our girls squad should be pretty solid as well. We won region B last year and return most of our players.
     
  9. dapro73

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    I heard they have a scrimmage against Steward school next week. That should be a good one. I heard that Joe was out this season. I hope that is not true, he is an incredible talent.
     
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    Well I heard that also in September but also heard he was going to play later. If he plays that completely changes things
     
  11. dapro73

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    Who would you say your top 8 teams are?
     
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    Monacan
    Louisa
    Huguenot
    GW
    Lee Davis - Elijah Jones is a very good player
    Eastern View
    ????
     
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    EV may be in trouble with injuries...have to wait and see
     
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    I think Wythe could be a top 3 team in 4B. If Ikechi Chantilou was with them I’d say they would be a favorite to win it all. They looked real good in fall ball. They’re one of those teams can shoot lights out from 3. Remember the name Jaheim Stokes!
     
  15. dapro73

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    Which Fall league were they in?
     
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    The ASSIST Camp at Henrico.
     
  17. dapro73

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    Got it
     
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    Joe Bamisile is not going to play this year... confirmed... bad news for us.
     
  19. dapro73

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    Wow
    What happened???
     
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    From what I was told he decided not to play... being cautious with the knee. Heard that tech supported him playing but he elected not to
     
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    The Louisa crowd was fun last year in Richmond - I would not mind seeing them again
     
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    Leake had surgery on hand due to football and probably won't be playing this year. Another big loss due to football injury is Spangler. He will miss a good chunk of time with a knee.
     
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    Not with injuries from football and the transfer to Blue Ridge
     
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    Courtland has reloaded with multiple starters transfering from Masaponax. Great guard play with one kid receiving early college offers. They have a very good bench, along with all district and region post player back for Seinor season. Team has started 4-0! EV will not be very good this year, to many injuries, drought Leake plays due to injury. Watch out for this Courtland team, great coach and very good AAU feeder system in place.
     
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