Posted On: 11/25/19 9:26 AM
North Carolina in general and Charlotte specifically is a hotbed for Girl's prep basketball. This was on full display last February when Charlotte hosted the Gatorade Jr. NBA's All-Star Invitational for the area's Boy's and Girl's Middle School teams. Ridge Road took home the crown in the Girl's division when they capped off a perfect 20-0 season with a 53-39 victory over Providence Day School in the Championship game That tournament was the appetizer for what promises to be an incredible main course of a 2019-2020 regular season which is scheduled to tip in less than a month. Here is a quick preview of some of the top female talent in the Charlotte Metropolitan area from the classes of 2020 to 2022, in what we call "5 To Watch".
1. Nevaeh Brown - G - 5'8" (2020) - Mallard Creek - After leading Davidson Day School to the North Carolina 2A State Championship last year, Brown, a Wake Forest commit, takes a step up in competition as she transfers to 4A Mallard Creek in hopes of leading an otherwise young Mavericks club back to prominence. A big time athlete, it will be interesting to see if her game will translate