Posted On: 11/6/20 5:12 AM

The high school season is almost upon us, for better or worse. With everyone around the state hoping that we can get through a full season in whatever capacity that is, we begin to look ahead to those teams and players to pay attention to. Today, we start in on our annual team-by-team breakdown.

Sectional 17: Calumet

Teams: Calumet, Griffith, Hammond, Hammond Clark, Hammond Gavit, Lighthouse CPA

Our Contenders: Calumet, Hammond, Griffith
Our Prediction: Hammond
Preseason All-Sectional Team: Jacob Berry (LCPA), Darrell Reed Darrell Reed 6'7" | PF Hammond | 2021 State IN (Hamm), Harold Woods Harold Woods 6'3" | SF Hammond | 2021 State IN (Hamm), Ashton Williamson Ashton Williamson 6'2" | SG Gary 21st | 2023 State #133 Nation IN (Cal), Jordan Woods Jordan Woods 6'2" | SG Hammond | 2023 State IN (Hamm)

Sectional 18: New Prairie

Teams: Hanover Central, Kankakee Valley, Knox, New Prairie, River Forest, Wheeler 

Our Contenders: Hanover Central, Kankakee Valley, Knox, New Prairie
Our Prediction: Hanover Central
Preseason All-Sectional Team:  Braydon Flagg Braydon Flagg 6'5" | PF New Prairie | 2021 State IN (NP), Landen Babusiak Landen Babusiak 6'9" | PF Hanover Central | 2022 State IN (HC), Nick Mikash Nick Mikash 6'4" | SF Kankakee Valley | 2022 State IN (KV), Kole McIntire (Knox), Dylan Radinsky (Wheeler)

Sectional 19: South Bend Washington

Teams: Glenn, Jimtown, Mishawaka Marian, South Bend Clay, South Bend Saint Joseph, South Bend Washington

Our Contenders: Jimtown, Mishawaka Marian, South Bend Saint Joseph, South Bend Washington 
Our Prediction: Mishawaka Marian
Preseason All-Sectional Team: Jack Futa Jack Futa 6'6" | SF South Bend St. Joseph | 2021 State IN (SBSJ), Douglas Konieczny Douglas Konieczny 6'8" | SF South Bend St. Joseph | 2021 State #156 Nation IN (SBSJ), Darrell Reed Darrell Reed 6'7" | PF Hammond | 2021 State IN (Hamm), Harold Woods Harold Woods 6'3" | SF Hammond | 2021 State IN (Hamm), Ashton Williamson Ashton Williamson 6'2" | SG Gary 21st | 2023 State #133 Nation IN (Cal), Jordan Woods Jordan Woods 6'2" | SG Hammond | 2023 State IN (Hamm) Sectional 18: New Prairie Teams: Hanover Central, Kankakee Valley, Knox, New Prairie, River Forest, Wheeler  Our Contenders: Hanover Central, Kankakee Valley, Knox, New Prairie Our Prediction: Hanover Central Preseason All-Sectional Team:  Braydon Flagg Braydon Flagg 6'5" | PF New Prairie | 2021 State IN (NP), Landen Babusiak Landen Babusiak 6'9" | PF Hanover Central | 2022 State IN (HC), Nick Mikash Nick Mikash 6'4" | SF Kankakee Valley | 2022 State IN (KV), Kole McIntire (Knox), Dylan Radinsky (Wheeler) Sectional 19: South Bend Washington Teams: Glenn, Jimtown, Mishawaka Marian, South Bend Clay, South Bend Saint Joseph, South Bend Washington Our Contenders: Jimtown, Mishawaka Marian, South Bend Saint Joseph, South Bend Washington  Our Prediction: Mishawaka Marian Preseason All-Sectional Team: Jack Futa Jack Futa 6'6" | SF South Bend St. Joseph | 2021 State IN (SBSJ), Douglas Konieczny Douglas Konieczny 6'8" | SF South Bend St. Joseph | 2021 State #156 Nation IN (SBSJ), Kaleo Kakalia Kaleo Kakalia 6'6" | SF Mishawaka Marian | 2022 State IN (MM), Richard Brooks Richard Brooks 6'3" | SF Mishawaka Marian | 2022 State IN (MM), Marcus Northern Marcus Northern 5'11" | PG South Bend Washington | 2023 State IN (SBW)  Sectional 20: Twin Lakes Teams: Benton Central, Maconaquah, Northwestern, Peru, Twin Lakes, West Lafayette, Western Our Contenders: Northwestern, Peru, Twin Lakes, West Lafayette, Western Our Prediction: Western Preseason All-Sectional Team: Kyle Sanders Kyle Sanders 5'11" | PG Western | 2021 State IN (Western), Matthew Ross Matthew Ross 6'4" | SF Peru | 2022 State IN (Peru), Clayton Bridwell Clayton Bridwell 5'11" | PG Twin Lakes | 2022 State IN (TL), Eli Edwards Eli Edwards 6'6" | PF Northwestern | 2022 State IN (NW), Braeden Shrewsberry Braeden Shrewsberry 6'2" | PG West Lafayette | 2023 State IN (WL)

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