Posted On: 11/30/15 7:30 PM


Belle Fourche:  6-foot-3 guard Breck Young scored 13.8 a game last year and returns for a team that needs some consistency.  Belle Fourche won just two games last year so having their top five guys back is crucial.  That also includes guard Jace Horman, now a senior, and juniors Louis Budmayr, Jon Peterson, and Jake O’Byrne.  O’Bryne stands 6-foot-4 and 245 pounds…They are expected to be much better because they simply don’t lose much and Young has had some explosive nights…

Custer: The Wildcats won eight games a year ago and bring back a junior class that includes several 6-foot-3 forwards (Alex Kortemeyer, Abe Herman, and Graysen Trandem) as well as Pat Witt.  Juniors Blake Martinz and Noah Zacher saw time in the backcourt last season…Problem for Custer is their graduates did most of the scoring so Graysen Trandem, who is 6-foot-2, will have to shoulder a lot of the scoring load…

Hill City:  The Rangers were good in away games where they won all five of their contests.  Somehow, they couldn’t get a win at home…Of the 16 guys that were in the gym every day last year for varsity/JV practice, seven were freshmen.  Only six upperclassmen last

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