Players to watch

Aquille Carr, Patterson, 5-8, Junior, Guard

Nick Faust, City College, 6-6, Senior, Guard

Greg Lewis, St. Frances Academy, 6-8, Senior, Center

Isaiah McCray, Milford Mill Academy, 6-2, Senior, Guard

Isaiah Miles, Glenelg Country School, 6-7, Junior, Forward

James Milton, Parkville, 6-7, Senior, Center

Jon Schmidt, Friends School, 6-8, Senior, Forward

Kevin Smith, Digital Harbor, 5-10, Senior, Guard

Greg Whittington, Oakland Mills, 6-7, Senior, Center

RJ Williams, St. Frances Academy, 5-9, Senior, Guard

tevin hanner and isaiah mccrayGames to watch

No. 5 Digital Harbor at No. 2 St. Frances Academy, Dec. 10: Top 5 matchup tipoffs Under Armour Tournament at east Baltimore school.

No. 2 St. Frances vs. No. 1 City, Dec. 18 at Loyola College: City public league’s best vs. Catholic League’s best.

No. 3 Patterson vs. No. 1 City College, Dec. 21: Nick Faust and Aquille Carr, two of the area’s elite, at center of early season showdown.

No. 2 St. Frances at No. 4 Mount St. Joseph, Jan. 4: First of possible four meetings between the head of the class of the MIAA A and BCL.

No. 2 Mount St. Joseph at Calvert Hall College, Jan. 11: Rematch of last year’s Baltimore Catholic League finals.

 No. 3 Patterson at No. 5 Digital Harbor, Jan. 14: Pair of talented new-look teams meet in key City league Division I match.

No. 6 Milford Mill Academy vs. No. 1 City College, Jan. 22 at Coppin State: Battle of defending state champions caps off 15thBasketball Academy

No. 10 Lake Clifton at No. 7 Edmondson, Jan. 25: Rematch of last season’s City title game.

No. 7 Edmondson at No. 1 City College, Feb. 4: Defending city champs return to “The Castle on the Hill,” where Knights held off Red Storm twice last season including 2A North Region finals.

No. 1 City College at No. 5 Digital Harbor, Feb. 8:  Winner could gain inside track to City title game.