Bamberg-Ehrhardt will be looking to win their third straight state championship this season. Bamberg-Ehrhardt will have ten state qualifiers coming back to the team this season. They will be led by a fantastic junior class. Junior Jackson Stembridge will be trying to win his third individual state title and junior Tyquese Stuckey will be looking for his second.
2. North Central
North Central made it to the state finals last season. They went on to lose a close match to Bamberg-Ehrhardt by a score of 39-31. This season, North Central will be bringing back eight state qualifiers. Junior Kalab Haven will be looking for his third consecutive individual state title. Sophomore, Dalton Smith, will be trying to make the state finals again for a second straight year. All signs are pointing to another match up with Bamberg-Ehrhardt in the playoffs.
3. Ninety Six
Last season, Ninety Six made it all the way to the upper state finals before losing to North Central 54 -27. This season, Ninety-Six will have seven returning state qualifiers. Lander University commit and NHSCA All-American, Cody Fleming will be looking to win his third state title and close out a fantastic career.