Coach: David May
Top returners: Claresha Pruitt, 5-4, Jr., G; Gredesha Pruitt, 5-4, Jr., G; Navaeh Brown, 5-9, Jr., C.
Top newcomers: Monet Oliver, 5-4, Jr., G; Darian Everett, 5-8, Jr., C; Kahala Bandman, 5-6, Fr., G.
Coach’s comment: “I feel like we will have an exciting team this year. We return the main nucleus of last year’s team and have some very good newcomers this season. The girls have been working extremely hard and have been a fun group to work with so far.’’
Coach: James Peaden Top returners: Jordan Gladney, 6-0, Jr., G; Marquis Eskew, 6-0, So., G.
Top newcomers: Erwin Montgomery, 6-3, Jr., G; Julian Williams, 6-4, So., G/F; Kennan O’Garra, 6-3, Sr., F; Julian Hill, 6-5, Sr., F; Adrian Elliott, 6-0, G.
Coach’s comment: “I’m excited about the season. We are a little deeper team this year with some young talent, but with youth also comes inexperience. I feel like we will be a solid team.’’
PHOTOS: (Top, L-R: Girls’ basketball coach David May & Top returner Claresha Pruitt / Bottom, L-R: Boys’ basketball coach James Peaden & Top newcomer Julian Hill)