High School Sports

Sweet 16 boys basketball countdown: No. 10 Ardrey Kell

Ardrey Kell basketball player Michael Crosby
Ardrey Kell basketball player Michael Crosby

No. 10 Ardrey Kell Knights

Coach: Michael Craft (10th season as Ardrey Kell’s head coach)

2014-15 notes: Finished 28-2 overall and 14-0 in the SoMeck 8 to win the league. Lost in 4A state championship game to Garner Magnet, 70-64.

Returning starters: None.

Key returning players: Wes Morgan (6-7, F, Jr.); Michael Crosby (6-6, F, Sr.)

Key newcomers: David Kasanagany (6-0, G, So.); Harper Hendricks (6-0, G, So.); Jared Carrier (6-2, F, Jr.)

Why Them? The Knights lost all five starters from their 4A state runner-up team, but coach Michael Craft has a history of overachieving with every team in his decade run at Ardrey Kell. Don’t be surprised if the Knights contend for a SoMeck 8 conference title and more.

Jay Edwards