Posted On: 02/11/20 1:00 PM

 

The favorite: The current top ranked team in the class is Easton Valley, and the River Hawks look like a heavy favorite to come out of this district. They lead 1A in scoring offense at 76.3 points a game, led by standout big man Kaleb Cornilsen (20.7), an efficient forward who is great around the basket and can stretch out to about 15 feet. They're able to surround him with excellent shooters, which is what makes this offense potent. Jessen Weber (18.7, 49.5 3P%), Cade Jargo (12.0, 34.2%) and Nate Trenkamp (10.1, 37.5%) are all good shooting threats who you can't leave open. You also can't really allow Cornilsen to go one-on-one with anyone in the paint, so good luck trying to slow this group down. The other thing they do exceptionally well is protect the basketball, as they've dished out 368 assists against just 74 turnovers this year. That type of ball protection is vital in postseason play. This group can give up some easy buckets when their press is broken, but the guard play isn't here in this district for that to become an issue.

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