Who has the best high school basketball team in Georgia?
It might be the Milton High boys, which have recovered from some early season struggles. The defending Class AAAAA state champions defeated Wheeler 77-59 on Saturday in front of a capacity crowd.
Milton is now 19-2 on the year, while Wheeler dropped to 14-5, including back-to-back losses to Georgia teams.
Against Wheeler, Milton point guard Shannon Scott (signed with Ohio State) had 16 points, 9 assists and 5 steals. Milton forward Julian Royal (Georgia Tech) scored 13 despite being in foul trouble. Shooting guard Dai-Jon Parker (Vanderbilt) finished with 9 points, 6 assists, and 4 steals.
Milton was led by swingman Evan Nolte, who scored a team-high 26 points. Nolte is considered of the nation’s top college basketball prospects for 2012.
Who do you think has the best high school basketball team in Georgia? Milton? Miller Grove? Would Milton — which now appears to be peaking — win in a rematch against Miller Grove? Please post below.