Posted On: 09/5/19 1:39 PM

Rapid City Stevens has continued to build their program with success.  A year ago the Raiders won 14 of 20 regular season games making the state tournament.  What's next at Stevens?

Moving On:  Stevens lost three end of the year starters to graduation plus Dawson Paulsen was lost to a knee injury only eight games into the season.  Paulsen is now a freshman at Black Hills State and when playing he was one of the best all around seniors in Class AA basketball.  Dylan Pourier, also now playing basketball at BHSU, was the leading scorer handling his share and helping the team make up for the loss of Paulsen.  Guard Tyson Elliott and 6-foot-3 Joe Bennett were role playing seniors in the starting line-up while Anthony Pruitt and Tad Scherbenske were reserves off the bench.  All have graduated. 

Returning Starters:  Inside 6-foot-7 Mason Steele spent the end of his season producing a healthy 10/11 points, 8/9 boards and a couple blocks a game as the starting center.  Steele is a big with a nice touch but also a body that can back down opponents for results.  Mason had a nice 17u season playing with BBA Force. By the end of

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