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Staff photo by Robin Rudd / Bradley Central's Quante Berry shoots during a game at rival Cleveland on Jan. 28.

One of the Chattanooga area's top basketball prospects will be not be finishing his prep career in the Chattanooga area.

Bradley Central class of 2022 guard Quante Berry, who was a Times Free Press Best of Preps selection in 2019-20, announced Monday that he would be attending Winston-Salem Christian School in North Carolina for his final two seasons.

"First, I would like to thank Bradley Central for the best two years of my life," Berry posted on his Instagram page. "I would also like to thank my teammates and coaches for all the memories and lessons I will carry for the rest of my life. I love y'all like family!"

The 6-foot-3, 168-pound Berry averaged 16.6 points, 4.3 rebounds. 3.6 assists, 2.6 steals and a block per game this past season for the Bears, who finished second in District 5-AAA, won the district tournament and were region runners-up. Their season ended in the Class AAA sectional round with a final record of 23-7.

Berry currently holds scholarship offers from East Tennessee State, Florida, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas A&M and Vanderbilt. Tennessee has also shown interest. Berry currently plays for B-Maze Elite's AAU program.

His brother Norrance — who played three seasons at the Christ School in North Carolina before finishing his prep career at the Scotland Campus, a postgraduate school in Pennsylvania — recently signed to continue his basketball career at Rhode Island, and his sister Nora went to Daytona State Junior College before playing at the University of South Carolina-Upstate.

Contact Gene Henley at ghenley@timesfreepress.com. Follow him on Twitter @genehenley3.

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Staff photo by Robin Rudd / Quante Berry
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