Posted On: 11/29/17 9:32 PM

PREVIEW: Ozark Mountain Shootout

The Ozark Mountain Shootout has become one of the premier Shootout events in southwest Missouri in recent years. The event features two days of basketball and matches several teams, both large and small, from across three states.

Among the premier match-ups here are Blue Valley Northwest against Ozark on Friday, matching one of the top teams in Kansas against one of the top teams in the Springfield area.

Here, we look at some of the top players from those teams.

Event Line-up

Date: Friday & Saturday, Dec. 8-9, 2017

Location: Glendale High School, Springfield, Mo.

Friday (Dec. 8)

Springfield Kickapoo vs. Pacific, 5 p.m.

St. Louis Confluence vs. Nixa, 6:30 p.m.

Jackson (Miss.) Provine vs. Springfield Glendale, 8 p.m.

Blue Valley Northwest vs. Ozark, 9:30 p.m.

Saturday (Dec. 9)

Perryville (Ark.) vs. Purdy, 9 a.m.

Eminence vs. Carter, 10:30 a.m.

Republic vs. Forsyth, 12 p.m.

Bentonville (Ark.) vs. Jackson (Miss.) Provine, 1;30 p.m.

Springfield Catholic vs. St. Louis Confluence, 3:30 p.m.

Hazelwood Central vs. Blue Valley Northwest, 5 p.m.

Rock Bridge vs. Springfield Glendale, 7 p.m.

Willard vs. Kirkwood, 8:30 p.m.

Players to Watch

Daniel Abreu, 6’5, F, 2020, Willard

Anton Brookshire, 6’0, PG, 2021, Kickapoo

Christian Braun, 6’4, SG, 2018, Blue Valley Northwest

Parker Braun, 6’8, PF/C, 2018, Blue Valley Northwest

Dajaun Harris, 6’2, PG, 2019, Rock Bridge

Asa Hutchinson, 6’7, F, 2018, Bentonville

Monty Johal, 6’3, SG, 2018, Glendale

Trent McBride, 6’6, PF, 2019, Eminence

Isiah Mosely, 6’5, F, 2019, Rock Bridge

Quinn Nelson, 6’4, SG, 2018, Ozark

Leon Perry, 6’7, F, 2018, Confluence

Joe Pleasant, 6’6, F, 2018, 6’8, Blue Valley Northwest

Broc Smith, 6’4, G, 2019, Republic

Jordan Walton, 5’11, PG, 2018, Glendale

Sam Ward, 6’2, G, 2018, Blue Valley Northwest

Shaun Williams, 6’4, G, 2018, Hazelwood Central

Cameron Van Leer, 6’4, SG, 2018, Pacific