Posted On: 09/2/15 8:45 PM

Here we are at September 2nd and still have an entire football season and fall months to go through before the high school basketball season tips-off.  That said, PHD is thinking ahead.  Who are the favorites to take home the Class A state crown? Who are the top contenders?  It’s never too early to talk about it. 

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Minot.  The defending champions lost some important pieces, no doubt.  Replacing Dakota Halvorson, Nick Solstis, and Noah Bosh are large tasks.  That said Braylon Lund and Ben Bolinkse are returning starters, KyJuan Johnson should have a huge season as long as he keeps progressing as expected, Justin Engg is ready for a bigger role, and Jesse Roberts and Wesley Borgen are experienced talent.  That group of six players can play with just about anybody and will have the Magicians thinking repeat.

Century.  A basket from taking state with only four seniors on the roster.  Three starters return, outstanding youth is in the program, there is size, scoring, toughness, and just about everything needed to make a run at a title.  More than anything Adam Geiger and Dalton Feeney compete with the toughness needed to wear opponents down.  The debate is going on

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