Conference Preview

Posted On: 11/20/20 4:23 PM

COVID-19 has changed the landscape of the social world. Social distancing and masks are mandatory, and it’s difficult to find excitement in social events without worry of risking health. Tuesday, November 17th was an exception. Slidell High School and Salmen High School brought the 2020-2021 season in with a exciting game that went down to the wire. Here are my 5 take aways from that game.

1. Fresh Faces Under Unfortunate Circumstances:

Both Salmen and Slidell High’s starting roster was fairly different from last year besides two or three players.(Salmen’s Devon LizanaDevonLizana6'1" | CGSalmen | 2021StateLA was out due to injury; Slidell’s Tre Ball, James Parlow, Shawn Eaglin, and Derrick King,was out due to COVID exposure) Although each team was missing important pieces, the "new guys" did not miss a step with running the offense for their respective teams. The spartans ran with a starting five in which only one (Kyle Weaver) stood above "6’0", while Slidell starters had only one player (Tyler McGee) standing below "6’0".

2. Salmen High School’s Scrappy Playstyle:

With the small stature of the team, Salmen has huge heart. Taking it right to the tigers, Salmen scored majority of

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