SCBCA releases preseason rankings, honors

Myrtle Beach senior forward Nia Sumpter

The South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association released its preseason rankings and individual honors Wednesday. Below is a list of the local players and teams that were recognized.


West Florence – No. 5 in 5A
Wilson – No. 2 in 4A
Marion – No. 5 in 2A
Lee Central – No. 9 in 2A
Hemingway – No. 1 in A
Timmonsville – No. 4 in A
Lamar – No. 9 in A

Elite Boys list
Duane Moss (Carolina Forest)
Sharone Wright (West Florence)
Jalek Felton (Gray Collegiate, transferred from Mullins)
Top seniors list
Jalen Cameron (West Florence)
Jamal Bryant (Wilson)
Kendrick Holloman (Lee Central)
Desmond Pressley (Hemingway)
Aaron Rivers (Timmonsville)
Malek Morris (Hemingway)
Solomon Skinner (Hemingway)


Conway – No. 7 in 5A
Myrtle Beach – No. 3 in 4A
Wilson – No. 5 in 4A
Dillon – No. 3 in 3A
Mullins – No. 1 in 2A
Lee Central – No. 3 in 2A
Carvers Bay – No. 10 in 2A
Timmonsville – No. 1 in A
Green Sea-Floyds – No. 5 in A
Lamar – No. 6 in A
Hemingway – No. 8 in A

Top seniors list
Nia Sumpter (Myrtle Beach)
Aquera Johnson (North Myrtle Beach)
Shamiyah Barnes (Wilson)
Khamele Manning (Dillon)
Brittani McDonald (Mullins)
Alexis McMillian (Lee Central)
Shania Wright (Timmonsville)