Posted On: 11/26/19 8:55 AM

The Dak XII Preview is up as we get ready for a big winter of high school basketball in South Dakota. 

Conference Commentary

State Title Favorites - Dell Rapids, Dakota Valley,

Dell Rapids made the start tournament last year as the chemistry formed and the young talent stepped forward.  Four starters are back from last year, Carter Nelson is ready to make a post impact, and only two seniors from the rotation left.  With skill all over and size up front, with more experience than most we like what Dell Rapids has to offer. Dakota Valley has the league's best player and some good supporting pieces back meaning they are a contender.  Decent amount of graduated spots to replace though so a few questions, but Paul Bruns is good enough to lift this team against a close competitor. 

State Contenders - Lennox, SF Christian, Vermilion

Lennox finished third in state last year plus they return their top two guys and 6th man.  Expectations are high and they should be, but keep an eye on who fills the roles of Ihnen and Anderson. 

As far as the SF Chargers go, they always have a "we don't rebuild, we reload" kind of

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