Posted On: 10/31/19 7:22 PM

The Teams

Atlantic (9-12, 8-9): The Trojans lose a key piece in the form of leading scorer Chase Mullenix, who averaged just under 18 points a game last year. But they bring back their next two scorers in Tyler Moen (13.7) and Skyler Handlos (9.0), giving them a solid foundation to build off of. That duo should combine to form one of the better backcourts in the league. The issue for Atlantic is that the only other returnee who saw significant time is Nile Petersen (2.8), who played well off the bench last year, but will be asked to step into a much larger role this season. The Trojans are generally competitive, and with Moen and Handlos returning, that shouldn't change. The key to just how competitive they'll be lies in how well the newcomers fare. 

 

Clarinda (7-15, 5-11): Two of the Cardinals' wins came against a 1A Southwest Valley team that went 6-16. Two more came against 1-20 Red Oak. The last three came against 5-17 Shenandoah. The gist of that? They beat the teams they were supposed to, and lost to the teams they weren't. They did lose six games by 10 or

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