The SC Basketball Coaches Association released its preseason top 10 team and top 5 player selections for the state and River Bluff’s Men’s Basketball team is represented on both lists.
Senior Myles Jenkins was named a Preseason Top 5 AAAAA Player. The 6-4 forward is looking to help lead the Gators as they compete for a Region 5 title and make a run in the playoffs this season. Joining Jenkins were Tyler Rice (Ridge View), Jameson Tucker (Mauldin), James Lovorn (TL Hanna), and Earl Burgess (Dorman).
The Gators made the Preseason Top 10 in AAAAA as well, coming in at the 9th spot. Ahead of River Bluff is Dorman at number one, followed by Ridge View, Mauldin, Blythewood, fellow Region 5 member Dutch Fork, Spartanburg, Goose Creek, and Carolina Forset. Byrnes rounds out the Top 10 in the 10th position.
The Gators are in action tonight through Wednesday as hosts of the Tipoff at the Dam Tourney. River Bluff will play tonight at 7:30 pm.
For more info on the preseason ratings, check out this article at The State.