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Green-North and Green-South conference capsules

11/20/2012, 7:30pm CST
By Mike Clark mclark@suntimes.com

Check out the Green-North and Green-South outlooks, predicted orders of finish, top eight players and more here.

GREEN-NORTH/-SOUTH

Outlook: These conferences are a mix of schools coming down from the Blue to rebuild their programs and of newer schools ramping up to full varsity play. Keep an eye on a couple of transfers: Romeo Smith at Marine and KiJuan Thornton at Solorio.

Top eight players: Tim Hunter, Marine, F, Sr.; Jashawn Jackson, Epic, G/F, Sr.; Thomas Jones, Solorio, G, Jr.; Tawain McNeary, Marine, F, Sr.; Jose Rivas, Hancock, G, Jr.; Malcolm Scott, Rickover, F, Jr.; Sidney Simmons, Epic, G/F, Sr.; Lamont Smith, Solorio, F, So.

Did you know? First-year Rickover coach Gerald Richardson was an assistant at Marshall for 20 years.

Quote: ‘‘If we buy in on the defensive end and play as one unit, we can compete with the best teams in the Green South.’’ — Solorio coach Corey Bradford.

Predicted finish: North – Marine, Rickover, Alcott, Ogden, Chicago Math and Science, Talent Development, Air Force, Chicago AAT. South – Kennedy, Gage Park, Solorio, Hirsch, Epic, Hancock, Bronzeville, Spry.

Tag(s): Green  North  South  Marine Military  Alcott   CMSA  Chicago Talent Development  Ogden  Air Force Academy   Advanced Tech   Hancock  Kennedy  EPIC Academy  Hirsch  Gage Park  Rickover Naval Academy  Chicago Military Academy  Solorio Academy  Spry