Cathedral is the pick to win the City in boys basketball by a preseason vote of the coaches in the City alliance.
Cathedral, coming off an 18-3 season, returns several of its top players, including seniors Tayshawn Comer (Eastern Kentucky) and Jaxon Edwards (Murray State) and highly-recruited junior Xavier Booker. The Irish are the defending City tournament champion.
In the coaches preseason vote, Tech is slotted second, followed by Crispus Attucks, Tindley and Heritage Christian. Attucks won the City two years ago, then lost to Cathedral in the championship game last year.
Here are the top players to watch this year in the City:
Tech: Dayveon Turner, Reggie Bass
Bishop Chatard: A.J. Roseman, Carter St. John, T.J. Alexander, Sylvester Williams, T.J. Ford
Cardinal Ritter: Jordan Turner, Austin Sultzer, Mikal Miller
Cathedral: Tayshawn Comer, Jaxon Edwards, Xavier Booker, Jake Davis, Jaron Tibbs
Crispus Attucks: James Smith, Christian Nunn, Ron Rutland, Dezmon Briscoe
Covenant Christian: Brock Buckley, Christian Flowers, Tony Flatt
Washington: Latraveon Enright, Ammon Burns, Erric Hickenbottom, James Holden, Clem Butler
Heritage Christian: Myles Colvin, Andrew Wiggins, John McLimore
Herron: Tendo Mubuuke
Christel House at Manual: Donnie Pruitt, Jashon Edwards, Brandon Hill
Providence Christo Rey: Jason Johnson, James Holmes Jr.
Purdue Poly: Jushawn Primus, Avery Douglas
Shortridge: Ethan Powell, Elias Diallo, Josh Stigger
Scecina: Layden Adair, Keaton Thibo
Tindley: Aaron Humphrey, Jayden Pinkston, Darion Davis
Call Star reporter Kyle Neddenriep at (317) 444-6649.
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