Posted On: 01/11/19 8:18 PM
On Wednesday night, the Longmont and Mead boys basketball teams got together for a good old fashioned cross-town rivalry game at Silver Creek High School in Longmont. The contest between last year’s top two 4A Northern League teams was close early before No. 2-ranked Longmont, the defending 4A state championship, pulled away for a 65-36 win.
Here are five things that stood out from the game.
The Longmont Trojans are tough as ever
Few people picked Longmont to win the 4A state title last season but the Trojans got it done. This winter, they appear to have carried over the same momentum they built last season in order to take home the trophy and are undefeated. Without a clear superstar player like some Trojans teams have had in the past, this year’s team plays fast and energetic defense typical of a Jeff Kloster-coached club. Through 11 games, the Trojans are allowing just 41.5 points per game.
Brady Renck could have been a hoops prospect
If not for his love of baseball, which he has committed to play at Westmont College next year, Longmont senior Brady Renck might have had a shot to play basketball at the