High School Sports

Sweet 16 Boys No. 15: Cox Mill Chargers

Cox Mill basketball player Messiah Baptiste
Cox Mill basketball player Messiah Baptiste

No. 15 Cox Mill Chargers

Head Coach: Jody Barbee (3rd Year as Cox Mill head coach)

2014-15 Notes: Finished 19-7 overall, including 14-2 in the Southern Piedmont conference (SPC) to win the league crown; lost in the second round of 3A state playoffs to Weddington, 82-70.

Returning Starters: Messiah Baptiste (6-0, PG, Sr.); Jonathan Earl (6-3, G, Sr.); Cory Cline (6-2, G, Sr.)

Other Key Returnees: Francis Sio (6-1, G, Jr.); Ethan Goude (6-1, G, Sr.)

Key Newcomers: Wendell Moore (6-5, PG, Fr.); Caleb Stone-Carrawell (6-4, G-F, Fr.)

Why Them?: The Chargers are loaded with talent from all-conference guard, Messiah Baptiste to freshmen, Wendell Moore (No. 1 point guard in nation for 2019) and Caleb Stone-Carrawell (son of former Duke standout, Chris Carrawell), giving Cox Mill a good chance to defend their SPC championships and more.

JAY EDWARDS

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