Eastside's Myles Rice

Eastside’s Myles Rice led the Eagles in scoring as a sophomore in 2019.

Fresh off a breakout sophomore campaign, Eastside rising junior Myles Rice earned his first basketball scholarship offer Friday.

Georgia State, a Division I program located in the Sun Belt Conference, informed Rice of their interest in the 6-foot-2 combo guard with a scholarship offer. Rice led the Eagles in scoring as a sophomore, averaging 12.6 points.

Rice has spent the summer playing for the Atlanta Celtics, a well-known AAU basketball program. Rice recently scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the 16U Battle for Georgia semifinal.

Sports Editor

A 2017 graduate of the University of North Georgia, Colin joined the Rockdale/Newton Citizen in March of 2018 as the papers' full-time sports editor. A 2013 graduate of Jackson County High School, Colin received a golf scholarship to Andrew College.