Cardinal District boys preview capsules

Forest Park

2001-02 record: 4-17, 0-6

How season ended: Lost to Woodbridge 50-40 in district tournament first round

Coach: Brion Dunlap (Third year, 11-32 career record)

Key losses: G/F Rashard Ward, G/F Matt Vanover, G Johnnie Sanders (second-team all-district), G Jonathan Meacham, G Brandon Custard

Player to watch: Kenny Carter, a 5-11 junior guard who is the district’s leading returning scorer at 13.8 per game. A second-team all-district selection last season, Carter finished the season on a strong note, averaging 16.2 points per game in his final five games.

Other key returners: F Aaron Meacham (6-3, jr.); F Alex Lowery (6-4, jr.); F Hamed Naaeem (6-5, so.); F Marcus Taylor (6-3, jr.); G D’Juan Tucker (5-8, jr.)

Promising newcomers: F Mike Jones (6-3, sr.), G Lenzie Adams (5-5, soph.), Ramon Smith (5-11, fr.)


2001-02 record: 13-9, 3-3

How season ended: Lost to Hylton 58-49 in district tournament first round

Coach: Andy Gray (10th year, 153-57 career record)

Key losses: G Ryan Smith (11.6 ppg, all-district), G Michael Askew (12.1 ppg, second-team all-district)

Player to watch: Chris Vann, a fluid 5-11 junior guard who averaged 10.2 points and 3.3 rebounds per game last season.

Other key returners: F Greg Tekampe (6-2 sr., 10.4 ppg, 3.9 rpg); F Dee Howard (6-6, sr., 8.9 ppg, 4.5 rpg, second-team all-district); F Kirsten McCane (6-4, sr. 2.5 ppg); G Devin Stone (5-7, sr.); F Adam Frick (6-5, jr.); G Michael Copeland (5-10, jr.)

Promising newcomer: G Calvin Booth (5-10, fr.)


2001-02 record: 14-8, 3-3

How season ended: Lost to Potomac 68-58 in Northwest Region


Coach: Kevin Brown (Second year, 14-8 career record at Hylton)

Key losses: F Ahmad Brooks (11.1 ppg, all-district), G Lee Butler (10.6 ppg, all-district), F Curtis Granby (9.4 ppg), F Ricky Pinckney

Player to watch: Jermaine Hill, a 6-foot-5 junior center who will be Hylton’s main inside presence. Averaged 9.1 points per game last season and is rated among the top 40 juniors in the state by

Other key returners: F Dana Smith (6-4, jr.); G Jerome Quinata (5-10, sr.); G Endor Cooper (6-3, jr.); G Deon Butler (5-9, jr.)

Promising newcomers: None


2001-02 record: 19-6, 6-0

How season ended: Lost to Cave Spring 69-52 in Northwest Region semifinals

Coach: Will Robinson (15th year, 266-83 at Woodbridge)

Key losses: F Tyrice Watkins (12.6 ppg, district MVP), G Jeffrey Allen (10.1 ppg, all-district)

Player to watch: Daniel Fountain, a 6-foot-4 junior guard who was listed at 6-foot last season. Two-year starter, who averaged team-high 12.8 points per game last season and earning second-team all-district honors. Rated No. 9 junior in the state by

Other key returners: F James Prince (6-2, sr.); F James Terry (6-2, sr.); F Joel Prince (6-2, sr.); F Mike Henderson (6-4 sr.); C Tom Olson (6-4 sr.); G Chris Kendall (6-0, jr.); G Andre Bratton (5-10, soph.)

Promising newcomers: G Damian Dickerson (6-1 sr.); G David Walker (5-11, sr., Hayfield transfer); F Patrick Gaines (6-3, sr., Hylton transfer); G Kevin Hunter (6-2, jr., Colonial Forge transfer); F Tyrone Harris (6-2 jr.)