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The Ironton Classic profiles

Published 2:14am Thursday, December 19, 2013

West Oaks Academy

Nickname: Flame

Location: Orlando, Fla.

Enrollment: 250 PK-12

Coach: Shaun Wiseman

College Prospects: Sidy Ndir (committed to Texas A&M); Anas Osama (Louisville, Cincinnati, Georgia Tech, Auburn, Marquett); Jose Camp (UT-Chattanooga, New Mexico State); Haroldas Saprykinas (Georgia Southern); Srdjan Ivi (Citadel); William Tchiengang (Buffalo, Florida International)

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Africentric High School

Nickname: Nubians

Location: Ludowici, Georgia

Enrollment: 106 boys

Coach: Michael Bates

2012-13 Record: 21-4

2012-13 Tournament: District Runners-up

Highlights: Back-to-back Final Four appearances 2010-11, 2011-12.

College Prospects: Ulmer Manzie 6-8 post (offer from Bethune Cookman and other Div. I programs); Jaquan Harrison 6-4 guard (offer Bethune Cookman, interest other Div. I programs); Houston Smith 6-4 guard (interest in several college programs).

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Ironton High School

Nickname: Fighting Tigers

Location: Ironton, Ohio

Enrollment: 490 (4 grades boys & girls)

Coach: Mark LaFon

2012-13 Record: 23-3

2012-13 Tournament: State semifinalists

Highlights: 3 Final Four appearances; 2004-05 state runners-up Division III

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