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Friendship Collegiate (12-9), Cesar Chavez (18-2)


Friendship Collegiate will be the frontrunner in the newly formed Public Charter School Athletic Assocation with standout guard Kieche White running the show. White scored 23.7 points per game as a freshman last season for a Knights team that went 12-9. The Knights will also get solid backcourt play from seniors Daije Coates and Miyah Holloman. . . . Cesar Chavez went 18-2 last season and leading scorers Fahirah Crews (17.6 points per game last season) and Natasha Lowe (14.3 points per game return. Cesar Chavez lost just two seniors to graduation and should contend with the Knights at the top of the PCSAA. . . . Leading scorer Zaneyah Washington returns to IDEA after a solid freshman year during which she averaged 9.7 points per game. Sophomore Ramani Wideman also is back after scoring 8.6 points per game.

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Top 20 Rankings: Boys | Girls

Preseason All-Met Watch

Boys: DCIAA | Charters | Independents/Others

Girls: DCIAA | Charters | Independents/Others

Boys: WCAC | IAC | MAC | Capital Beltway | PVAC


Boys: Prince George’s 4A | 3A/2A/1A

Girls: Prince George’s 4A | 3A/2A/1A