Conference Preview

Posted On: 12/30/19 5:00 AM

The Boys Metro Holiday Tournament is underway and the first game of the day was 4 seed Bellevue West versus 13 seed Omaha Benson. After a slow start from Bellevue West, the thunderbirds were able to fight back for a 67-57 win. The second game of the morning was 5 seed Creighton Prep versus 12 seed Gretna. Creighton Prep came out hot and gave Gretna problem with their full court Press. The Bluejays topped the Dragons, 65-48. Here are the 9 players that impressed from the morning slate of games.

Chucky Hepburn - 6’1 Point Guard - Class of 2021

After missing a few games with a concussion, Chucky Hepburn was back on the court looking like himself and leading the Thunderbirds to a late comeback win. Early in the game, Chucky was getting shots to fall; hitting a smooth step back jumper and making the defense pay by knocking down threes when they went under ball-screens. In the second half, he sped the game up by making ball handlers uncomfortable and forcing turnovers that let him and his teammates get out in transitions. In the open floor, Chucky made pretty touch passes and attacked the rim hunting for

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