schools on Dec. 6 for ever y team ex­cept Kent County.

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Se­niors Keyshawn Pot­ter (G), Tranell Clan­ton (C), Jyquan Far­rare (G), Alex Clay­ton (C), and Davion Ralph (G) are back for another sea­son. Join­ing them are ju­niors Lo­gan Mid­dle­ton (G), Da­juan Jack­son (G), Ma­lik En­nals (G/F), and Davon Lin­der (C).

Ve­jon Ash­ley, the only sopho­more on the team, will also be in the mix from the back­court; it will be his sec­ond year on var­sity.

Colonel Richard­son

Three-year var­sity play­ers Lorenzo Turner, a se­nior, and ju­nior Diante Dick­er­son will an­chor the Colonels. Se­niors in­clude guard-for­ward Ha­ley Mal­don­ado and Ro­mar Jones, for­wards Sam Arnold, Devonte Dou­glas, and Dakota Wilson, and guard Cur­tis Lee.

Eli Stull and fel­low ju­nior guard Rakai Jones will do bat­tle along with post man Carter Fer­gu­son and util­ity play­ers Jaylin Dun­can, and Jachaun Wilson.

Colonel opens at Wash­ing­ton in Princess Anne.


Dionte Hyn­son’s squad tips off at Mardela. Five play­ers from last sea­son will wear the orange and black on var­sity: Dante Hall (Sr. F); Mar­quii Thomp­son (Jr. G); Alek Riedel (Sr. G); Di­et­rich John­son (Sr., C); and Jae­don Cop­per (Sr. F).

Com­ing into the var­sity for the first time are Grant Cop­per (So., F); Nyzhier Youmens (Jr., G); Nick Walker (Jr., G); Dionte Hyn­son II (So., G); La­mont Pow­ell Jr. (Sr., G); Tyler Voshell (Jr., F); Robert Beck­ett (Jr., G); Drew Shaw (Jr., F); DaQwan John­son (Jr., F); and Chris Kamin­skas (Jr., F).


Mee­han’s self-pro­claimed “very, very young” pro­gram in­cludes nine on var­sity or ju­nior var­sity who are ei­ther fresh­men or sopho­mores.

Fresh­man guard Jude Smith, will be joined by classmate An­drew Baugh­man (wing), se­nior cap­tain Wil­liam Gib­son on the wing, swing man Max Brady, a sopho­more, and sopho­more Colin Ward, a for­ward.

Cot­ter Buck­ley (Jr., Wing), Ash­ton Sea­man (Fr., Wing), Kyle Jack­son (Fr., C), and Jimmy Zhao G/F) will be ro­tated off the bench. Jack­son, at 6-foot-4, will be an im­por­tant el­e­ment in the paint, but has a hand in­jury and may miss the first few games of the sea­son.

Kent County

Scott’s squad will fea­ture ris­ing star Jayshaun Free­man, with 2020 classmate Nytre Greene join­ing him in the back­court. Tyreek Valen­tine, a 6-6 ju­nior, will jump cen­ter, with classmate Sam Braver at power for­ward, and pos­si­bly se­nior Corey Robin­son in the 3-spot to round out the start­ing lineup.

The rest of the ros­ter in­cludes se­niors Jaden Wilson (F), Dar­ius Jones (F), Taek­won Dug­gins (G), and Deon­tez Cann (G); and ju­niors Pey­ton Tay­lor (G), Ryan Argo (G), and Corey Wilson (F).

Kent County opens its sea­son on Dec. 7 at 5:30 p.m. at Po­comoke.

North Caro­line (18-6)

Three ju­niors, guards Mon­treyse Deshields and J.B. Brown, plus post player Ken­dron Way­man, form the nu­cleus for the re­tooled Bull­dogs.

Join­ing them will be, among oth­ers, fresh­man guard Vi­dam Bonds, sopho­more guard Lee Fitch­ett and guard-for­ward Chris Curler, and se­nior paint men Corey Hall and David Ross.

North Caro­line vis­its Cr­is­field to start the sea­son.

North Dorch­ester

Robert Smith’s fourth sea­son as head coach sees an in­crease in in­ter­est; more than 30 kids tried out, giv­ing the team more depth than in pre­vi­ous years. His­tor­i­cally, Smith said, the Ea­gles have drawn as few as 16.

The start­ing five looks to be Dion­i­sio Polk (Sr., PG), Jy­heim Cop­per (Jr., SG), Rasaan Ma­son (Sr. G/F), Elex­ion Jones (So. F), and Mar­quise Parker (Sr., F).

Adding depth will be ju­niors Gary Pledger (F), Bran­don Jones F), Jaonte Sin­gle­ton (F), Jor­dan Ir­win (G), La­mon­tre Crum­ble (G), Todd Lehman (F), and Ja­heim Camper (G); and se­niors Lavonte Scott (G), Stephen Lay­ton (F), and Javonte Hol­land (Sr. F).

The Ea­gles open at Park­side.

Queen Anne’s

Jeff Hol­lis takes the helm for this sea­son; he last coached dur­ing the 2016-17 sea­son at Saints Peter and Paul, lead­ing that squad to the con­fer­ence fi­nal.

The start­ing five for the Li­ons looks to con­sist of Tavion Gross (Jr. PG), Nick Dunkerly (Sr. G), Hugh Mee­han (So. SF/G), Thomas Mur­ray (Sr. F), Jor­dan Dozier (Jr. C).

A deep bench in­cludes se­niors Bran­don Peo­ples (G), Charles King (F), Colby Helms (G), Jy’Meir Gib­son (F); ju­niors Devrin Turner (F) and Xav­ior Jones; and sopho­mores Sy’Rus MacGowan (F) and Jack­son Wil­liams (G).

The Li­ons travel to Stephen De­catur open­ing night.

Saints Peter and Paul

Gary Gould’s squad fea­tures three fresh­men, guards Bren­dan Sann and Kyler Krew­son and for­ward Eli­jah Sher­man; sopho­more cen­ter Dy­lan Wanichko; ju­nior guards Gun­ther duHoff­man and Ja­cob Satchell; and se­niors Max McKin­non (F), Ja­cob Prince (G/F), Sam Warpin­ski (C), and Con­nor Quade (G/F).

In Wed­nes­day’s sea­sonopen­ing 65-57 win over Holly Grove, duHoff­man had 24 points and six as­sists; Satchell added 18 points and eight re­bounds. Sann scored nine points, while Quade chipped in seven, and Wan­ickho tal­lied six more.

The Sabres’ next game is Dec. 5 at 5:30 p.m. at Severn School, a MIAA B-Con­fer­ence team.

St. Michaels

Mike Mur­phy takes over the pro­gram this year; the Saints, he said, have not won a boys’ var­sity hoops game in seven years, and he’s hop­ing to change that.

Four play­ers — Tris­tan Ree­side (Jr., G/F), Eddie Robin­son (Jr., C), Caleb Bird­well (So., G), and Austin Parch­man (So., G) — re­turn. Join­ing them, among oth­ers, will be se­niors Jack Vener (G), Benny Rieck (SF), and Beck­ett Mesko (PF), as well as up-and-com­ing fresh­man point guard Joey Cole.

Vener, Ree­side, Rieck, Mesko, and Robin­son look to be the start­ing five. St. Michaels opens at Snow Hill.

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