Posted On: 09/10/19 5:50 PM

Few teams in South Dakota return the level of experience that St. Mary's does with an all state player returning as the headliner.  Nine of the top ten from the Cardinals return from last year's 18-5 team.

Moving On:  The Cardinals won 18 games without a senior in the starting line-up.  Only two seniors were on the roster and just one was among the ten man rotation.  Ethan Geraets and Avery Hof are the seniors that have graduated. 

Returning Starters: Five-foot-9, 150 pound junior Connor Libis is a returning all state player that averaged 27.2 points and 4.5 assists per game shooting 40 percent from the arc and getting better every day.   Libis also made 47 percent of his shots overall and recorded 48 steals. And his best is yet to come.

Six-foot-5, 200 pound post player Max Herber earned all conference honors with his 10.1 points and 6.4 rebounds per game.  Herber will pair nicely with 6-foot-3, 170 pound senior forward Weston Geraets who was named honorable mention All Conference.  Geraets is long and athletic which led to his eight points and 6.3 rebonds a game as a junior.  Six-foot-3 junior Sam Palmer has some size but is also

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