The 2017-18 prep basketball season has officially reached the midway point in the peach state and players have started to position themselves for postseason accolades. This season, Hypesouth Media will crown our first ever Mr. Middle-Georgia at season’s end and today we announce the nine finalists. Our staff of evaluators have been monitoring closely and are proud to reveal the field of candidates.

The winner will be determined by our staff and you, the fans. We strongly encourage everyone to please vote below by clicking on your player of choice as fan voting will account for ten-percent (10%) of the final results.

CAM HOLDEN

6-5 G/F | 2018 | Mary Persons
Midseason Report:
  • 29.9-ppg 10.2rpg 4.2-apg 3.3-spg
  • 31.8-ppg  & MVP at Mary Persons Holiday Classic, GA (33 pts, 10 rebs in championship game)
  • 10+ offers
  • GHSA AAAA No.4 Mary Persons (15-1)

CLARENCE JACKSON

6-6 G/F | 2018 | Dublin
Midseason Report:
  • 21-ppg 12-rpg 5.1-apg
  • 20-ppg at Kreul Classic, FL (All-Tourney Team)
  • Florida Gulf Coast & Eastern Kentucky offers
  • GHSA AA No.3 Dublin (11-2)

JACOLBEY OWENS

6-0 G | 2018 | Warner Robins
Midseason Report:
  • 22-ppg 4-apg 3.2-spg
  • 29-ppg at Lake City Classic, GA (All-Tourney Team)
  • 5+ offers
  • GHSA AAAAA No.3 Warner Robins (12-2)

KAM PAULDO

5-9 PG | 2018 | Dublin
Midseason Report:
  • 23-ppg 13-apg 3-spg
  • 25-ppg & MVP at Kreul Classic, FL (25 pts & game winning basket in championship game)
  • Became Dublin’s all-time leading scorer  on 12-1-17 (2200+ points and counting)
  • 5+ offers
  • GHSA AA No.3 Dublin (11-2)

KHAVON MOORE

6-8 G/F | 2018 | Westside-Macon
Midseason Report:
  • 22.4-ppg 9.2-rpg 4.6-apg 1.8-spg
  • 22.1-ppg 12.2-rpg at Chick-fil-A Classic, SC (All-Tourney Team)
  • ESPN Top-50 ranking
  • 20+ offers (will make college choice on 2-2-18)
  • GHSA AAA No.6 Westside-Macon (9-6)

KYLAN HILL

6-4 G | 2018 | Central-Macon
Midseason Report:
  • 20.3-ppg 10.1-rpg 2.2-spg
  • 21-ppg at State Bank Holiday Classic, GA (All-Tourney Team)
  • South Georgia Tech offer
  • GHSA AAA No.7 Central-Macon (11-3)

NELSON PHILLIPS

6-5 G | 2018 | Warner Robins
Midseason Report:
  • 21.6-ppg 6.4-rpg 3.9-apg
  • 23-ppg at Lake City Classic, GA (All-Tourney Team)
  • Georgia State signee
  • GHSA AAAAA No.3 Warner Robins (12-2)

TYE FAGAN

6-3 G | 2018 | Upson-Lee
Midseason Report:
  • 25.9-ppg 6.1-rpg 4.3-apg 1.9-spg
  • 25-ppg at City of Palms Classic, FL (34 pts, 6 rebs, 5 asts in championship game)
  • 26.5-ppg & MVP at Lake City Classic, GA (33 pts, 6 blks, 4 rebs in championship game)
  • Middle Tennessee signee
  • GHSA AAAA No.1 Upson-Lee (17-0)

TRAVON WALKER

6-6 PF | 2018 | Upson-Lee
Midseason Report:
  • 10.8-ppg 11.8-rpg 2.4-bpg
  • 14-ppg 16-rpg at City of Palms Classic, FL (21 rebs in championship game)
  • 16.3-ppg 12.5-rpg at Lake City Classic, GA (All-Tourney Team)
  • 4-star national football rating (Alabama, Clemson, South Carolina, UGA)
  • GHSA AAAA No.1 Upson-Lee (17-0)