Posted On: 10/22/19 1:00 PM

Kindred won’t go into the year as the favorite in Region 1, but the Vikings have the talent to not only win the region, but beat anybody in the state. Kindred won 20 games a year ago, losing only to Richland (twice) and Hillsboro/Central Valley. With three starters back, the Vikings will go into the year as a fringe top-five team.

KEY RETURNERS: Gavin Keller, Andrew Freier, Dawson Schaffer 

The Vikings have a terrific trio back in the fold in Keller, Freier and Schaffer. 

Keller, a 6-foot-8 center, is one of the best prospects in North Dakota’s 2021 class. He’s an exceptionally skilled big man, possessing a solid shooting touch to the 3-point line, along with a toughness and finishing ability to produce in the paint. He’s one of the best two-way players in Class B and a true fulcrum for the Vikings on both ends. 

Frier was arguably the team’s most consistent perimeter scorer a year ago, showing he can create his own offense while also creating for his teammates in secondary fashion. He’s the definition of solid on the perimeter and will step into an even more prominent

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