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Hoop Quest Weekly CSRA Top 5 Rankings (11/27/16)

By GW (Hoop Quest Report), 11/29/16, 2:30PM EST

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This Week Top Performers/Stories:

1. Richmond Academy faces some challenges this week at home; Tuesday night vs. Westminister & Friday night vs. Glenn Hills and Saturday night @ Westside.  The Musketeers will face the area's best PG 2017 Jelani Watson-Gayle (Westminister), but will have a clear advantage in their teams depth.  Friday night's Forward match-up with 6'5 2017 Moses Williams (Richmond) vs.  6'6 2018 Timmy Sellers should be a dual of high energy players.    

2. One of the area's best scorers 2017 CG Justin Phillips will start his season this Friday night @ Evans and this Saturday vs. Richmond.  Long, silky smooth, and versatile guard that can score and rebound.  He will need his side kick and workhorse 2017 PF/C Elijah Brown to stay out of foul trouble this year for the Patriots to be a force to reckon with.    

3. Jelani Watson-Gayle (Westminister) is the area's top 2017 player and a true PG that can impact the game on the offensive end effectively and score with the best of them when needed.  He will face his toughest test this Tuesday and maybe the whole season tonight when he is defended by Richmond's 2017 Jason Weaver and 2018 DT Stephens.

Check below to see the ranking of your favorite CSRA team and look for the #HoopQuestCSRA5 hashtag.

Week 3 - November 27, 2016:

1. Richmond Academy (Augusta, GA) 

2016-2017: Record:  4-0

Notes: Out maned Harlem HS on Friday night in the 100 Black Men Classic and impressively defeated #HoopQuestCSRA5 #3 Lakeside HS in a Saturday match-up at Paine College.    

2. Butler Bulldogs (Augusta, GA)

2016-2017: Record:  3-1

Notes: Bulldogs took care of Greenbrier and Statesboro this past Thanksgiving Weekend in the 100 Black Men.      

3. Glenn Hills Spartans (Augusta, GA) 

2016-2017: Record: 3-0

Notes: Moved up 2 spots this weekend!  The Spartans have a very talented veteran group and a basketball star in the making in Freshman John Whitehead. This Friday's matchup with #HoopQuestCSRA5 #1 Richmond Academy is going to be #HoopQuest "Top Game of the Weekend".  

4. Josey (Augusta, GA)

2016-2017: Record: 3-1

Notes: Bounced backs in the #HoopQuestCSRA5 Rankings with a revenge victory vs. Lakeside HS (Fri) and Grovetown (Sat) this past weekend in the 100 Black Men Classic.     

5. Thomson (Thomson, GA)

2016-2017: Record: 0-0

Notes: We are still waiting for the Bulldogs to hit the court this year.  1st game is scheduled for 12/3 @ Warren County.  

Other Teams to Watch: Lakeside (Martinez, GA); North Augusta (North Augusta, SC); Aquinas (Augusta, GA); Westside (Augusta, GA); Aiken (Aiken, SC)