Posted On: 09/14/19 11:59 AM

When accepting the job to become a team's new head coach, you want to be able to have a strong impact on the team's overall success immediately, But for Mt. Carmel, head coach Trevor Quinn knew it would be a process. Sporting a roster full of youth, he knew there would be plenty of obstacles along the way and that the 2018-19 season would be used as a growing opportunity and a long-term investment for future seasons.  

The Cougars finished with a 7-24 overall record last year. And while that could be viewed as a disappointment, there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic for the upcoming season. Let's get into the reasons why.

Moving on

2020 guard Teon Rushing decided to transfer to Mervo for his final high school season. 2020 wing Khalil Dukes transferred to Parkville.

Returning starters

2022 point guard Deon Perry will be the cow bell for this Cougars team. He was one of two freshman to be named All MIAA Honorable Mention last season and will look to build onto his resume in 2019-20. He will shoulder much of the ball handling and facilitating. The 5-foot-8 point guard obviously doesn't overwhelm

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