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Posted On: 08/25/18 4:42 PM
The schedule for the 2018 Interstate Challenge figures to be one of the top December events during the high school basketball season. Taking place at Wisconsin Lutheran College, the Interstate Challenge offers some intriguing matchups prior to Christmas…
11:30 AM – MIlwaukee Vincent vs. New Berlin West
One of the state’s top scorers will be in action. Milwaukee Vincent 2019 guard Robert Anderson averaged 29.2 points per game as a junior. New Berlin West will be in the midst of a substantial rebuild, trying to replace their top three scorers from a season ago.
3:00 PM Milwaukee Golda Meir vs. Beloit Memorial
Golda Meir won the Milwaukee City Blue Conference last season. Coming off a 6-17 campaign, Beloit Memorial will rely on senior guard Terrell Ringer (11.6 ppg) to get them back in business.
4:45 PM Madison West vs. Milwaukee Madison
Kyrain Gaines (24.3 ppg) is one of the state’s best kept secrets. After finishing third in the Milwaukee City Conference a season ago, Milwaukee Madison could contend for a title. Madison West was 4-20 last season, but returns two double figure scorers in Cliff McCray (13.0 ppg) and Dayne Armwald (11.7 ppg).
6:30 PM Brookfield Academy vs. Milwaukee Academy of Science
Two of the state’s top teams tangle in this one. Brookfield Academy won 20 games a year ago and features a nice 1-2 punch of Aidan Clarey (19.1 ppg) and Logan Landers (11.5 ppg). Milwaukee Academy of Science will field three of the state’s top class of 2020 prospects — Amani Glosson (11.8 ppg), Darius Hannah (15.5 ppg), and Kaleim Taylor (22.2 ppg).
8:15 PM – Milwaukee Destiny vs. Waukesha West
Senior forward Reggie Dean (13.7 ppg) will lead Milwaukee Destiny in the nightcap. Waukesha West could be one of the most improved teams in the state. After a 16-8 campaign, David Skogman (11.8 ppg), Rocky Martinez (10.3 ppg), Chris Bready (9.8 ppg), and Cam Palesse (9.4 ppg) all return.