Posted On: 03/9/20 2:02 PM

The Great 8 some intense and exciting basketball as it features the top eight teams in 5A, all going at it under one roof. We already took a look at the players that led their team to victory; now, we take a look at the players who gave a valiant effort but was not able to prevail. 

Blakely Stoughton – Regis

Regis’ Cinderella run finally came to an end in a 48-41 loss at the hands of Grandview, but not without them giving one final push. Regis just could not get anything to fall as they shot 32% from the field for the game, but even still, the Raiders had a chance to win the game, and the reason for that is their junior wing, Blakely Stoughton. Stoughton finished with a team-high 15 points to keep the Raiders in the game. He went 5-8 from the field, grabbed seven rebounds and also played stout defense throughout the game. It was not the outcome that Stoughton and Regis wanted, but it does set up for an exciting summer.

Alonzo Paul – Regis

Alonzo Paul is a young guard that attacks the paint each time down. He is

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