High School basketball practices begin for the boys and girls on Wednesday of of this week and they will be at it in earnest, with some big seasons possibly awaiting some of our teams….
The Page boys will return Ty Graves, Anthony Eaves, Xavier Hill-Mais and Jalen Gavin when he gets back from football and that will be a good group and Coach Abell has some other kids that are on the way in too….
The Wesleyan boys still have Theo Pinson, JaQuell Richmond, Donovan Gilmore, the Buckland kid,(Megan’s younger brother), but they will be without the services of Harry Giles(blown MCL, torn ACL) this season…
The Dudley girls bring back Essence Abraham, Makela Rouse and Kennedy Curry, but the big center Akela Maize will be at New Hope Christian Academy, with Delaney Rudd’s squad…
The Page girls will have senior Paris Kea, but they will be missing sophomore Bailey Kargo(ACL injury), but they will have her freshman sister, the younger Kargo…
Southeast Guilford has Kara Shutt to shoot the three’s and they have what Coach Shawn Newton calls the ‘Killer Bees’ to kick in the ‘D’ and run the outside-in offense….
*****Girls Metro 4-A will be among the best conferences in the state again this season with Page, Dudley, Southern Alamance and Southeast Guilford….*****
Some of the young ladies that have already committed:
Shaylen Burnett-Southern Alamance(Elon)
Kara Shutt-Southeast Guilford(Elon for softball)
Imani Watkins-High Point Andrews(Binghamton University)
Kennedy Currie-Dudley(High Point University)
Makela Rouse-Dudley(Campbell University)
Akela Maize-New Hope Christan Academy(N.C. State)
Kristina King-New Hope Christian Academy(West Virginia)
Katherine Harris-New Hope Christian(High Point University)
Theo Pinson-Wesleyan(North Carolina)