Milton High School Eagles

Milton, Georgia

Brian Jones

Gary Sylvestri


Navy Blue, University Red, White

Allen Whitehart

Ryan Koudele, Thomas Moede, Triston Cooper, Conner Austin

(Back Row) Ben Powell, Charlie Tummings, Seth Fitzgerald, Roman Atlow, Antonio Roberts, Devan Rush

(Front Row) Jonathan Whitmer, Jacob Tillman, Josh Dixon, Avery White, Nolan Sims, Tanner Wright

Milton is a perennial boys basketball powerhouse, coming off 3 state championships and two runner-up finishes in the last 12 years, including their most recent State Championship in 2021, competing in the largest classification of schools in Georgia. They finished the 2021 Season by participating in Geico Nationals and finishing with # 6 final ranking and sporting a 26 game winning streak.

Milton most recently finished with an Elite 8 finish in 2022, and featured the 2022 Georgia Gatorade and Max Preps player of the year in Bruce Thornton (now at Ohio State).

Coach Whitehart has led Milton to the Final Four, State Championship and Elite 8 in the last 3 seasons, and hopes to make another run at a State Championship this season. He has been recoginized as the Region Coach of the Year, State Coach of the Year, and National Boys Basketball Coach of the Year in the previous seasons.

In addition to 2022 Player of the Year Bruce Thornton (Ohio State), recent Milton teams have also featured Broc Bidwell (Campbell), Chase Cormier (Northeastern), and LT Overton (Football-Texas A&M).

Team Roster

Number Name Pos. Ht. Gr.
0 Jacob Tillman G 6’0 11
1 Seth Fitzgerald F 6’4 12
3 Josh Dixon G 6’2 10
4 Devan Rush G 6’2 12
5 Antonio Roberts F 6’2 12
10 Nolan Sims G 5’10 12
11 Avery White G 6’1 10
12 Roman Atlow F 6’3 12
13 Tanner Wright G 6’1 12
15 Ben Powell F 6’3 10
23 Jonathan Whitmer G 6’1 11
32 Charles Tummings F 6’4 9