Team Preview – Covington Boys

Coach: Charles Mitchell. 3rd year at CHS (599 -214,  56- 37 at CHS)

District: 15-AA

2015-16 Finish: 3rd in 15-AA,  Eliminated in Region Semifinals

Top Returning Players:  

Maurice (MJ) Taylor – 6’0, Shooting Guard, 13.3 ppg, 2 bpg, 2.1 spg, 47% 3 pts

2016-17 Breakout Players:

Kevin Burnett

Ladarius Griggs

Outlook:

Covington will be a squad that has a lot of on the job training going on in 2016-17.  They will be very young, returning just one starter and three varsity players from a year ago.  Coach Mitchell will experience some growing pains but should have this team playing well by February.

Coach Mitchell says it will be a great season if: 

“If the players can come together and learn to play as a team and stop being selfish.”

Coach Mitchell says it will be a tough season if: 

“If we don’t find a Point Guard and some Senior Leadership.”

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