Posted On: 10/23/15 7:00 PM


Albia (14-9): The Blue Demons lose a lot of scoring punch with the graduations of Matt Baker (23.2) and Nate Haveman (13.7), who helped pace one of the state's highest scoring attacks. Blake Bayer (13.7) is back on the interior, forming a solid inside-out tandem with guard Lee Curran (58 3PM). Guys like Bret Freshwater and Cameron Stocker will be asked to make big steps up in their games, and look for sophomore guard Cade Crall to start making his name known throughout the league. He should pair well with Curran on the perimeter. While losing the likes of Baker and Haveman is clearly tough, the Blue Demons should have enough firepower to remain near the top of the league.

Centerville (10-12): Leading scorer Brett Kauzlarich (15.9 points) returns after a very good sophomore year. A versatile scoring threat, he's in line for an even bigger junior year with Connor Scully (12.3) and Garrett McGrann (10.2) graduated. Tate Felton (12.1) and Hunter Cowan (7.2) return to provide some scoring help, but the Reds will need to find a shooter alongside Kauzlarich to take some of the perimeter pressure off of him. Centerville seems like a solid bet to get

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