Posted On: 10/15/19 12:19 PM

The Austin Packers have been to state six of the last eight seasons, will it be seven in nine?  Certainly. Not just because the Packers are going to be very good but because the section changes have led to the Packers being the easy favorite among the group. 

Moving On: The Packers graduated five players from last year's eight man rotation including four starters.  Leading scorer Medi Obang has graduated as has Gavin Owens and the Deng brothers Ngor and Dongrin.  LaHenry Gillis also graduated and he was one of the first players off the bench. Obang scored nearly a 20 game leading the Packers to 25 wins and the state tournament plus Ngor was the team's third leading scorer. 

Returning Starters:   Agwa Nywesh.  Agwa isn't just the top returning scorer on the team, he's one of the elite guards in the state in a 2020 class that is arguably the deepest pool of talent in state history.  Agwa scored 18 plus a game handling several roles including ball handler, wing scorer, trapping defender, and transition terror. 

Reserves Playing a Bigger Role:   Last year's top bench players Moses Idris and Teyghan Hovland are both more than capable of handling big

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