Posted On: 12/4/20 10:58 AM
A closer look at the top games to watch around the state of Wisconsin on Friday…
Sussex Hamilton (0-1) at Menomonee Falls (1-0)
Sussex Hamilton needs to lick its wounds and regroup after a loss to Wauwatosa East. The Chargers have another battle in-store against Menomonee Falls. Despite 43 points from Patrick Baldwin Jr.PatrickBaldwin Jr.6'8" | SFSussex Hamilton | 2021State#2NationWI and 15 from Tanner ReschTannerResch5'11" | PGSussex Hamilton | 2021StateWI, Hamilton still feel short, but got good production from Jimmy BaisdenJimmyBaisden6'3" | PGSussex Hamilton | 2021WI and Luther SmithLutherSmith5'10" | SGSussex Hamilton | 2023StateWI.
The Phoenix are coming off a 19-point win over Marquette. One of the top duos in the state, Steven ClayStevenClay6'5" | SFMenomonee Falls | 2022StateWI and Seth TrimbleSethTrimble6'3" | PGMenomonee Falls | 2022StateWI, combined for 57 points in that win.
Kingdom Prep (0-0) at Oak Creek (0-0)
Two teams that could potentially surprise this season, both open their 2020-21 campaigns on Friday.
Trying to put together a new roster, Kingdom Prep has a number of ranked players on its squad. Dino CookDinoCook6'4" | SFKingdom Prep | 2023StateWI, Qiandre WashingtonQiandreWashington5'10" | PGKingdom Prep | 2023StateWI, and Malik Grandberry are some of the many young, but talented players in the lineup.
Oak Creek was just 10-12 last season, but their duo of Jasin SinaniJasinSinani6'3" | SGOak Creek | 2021StateWI, a UW-Milwaukee commit and the fastest-rising senior in the state, and Kael StuloKaelStulo6'1" | CGOak Creek | 2021StateWI are both back for their senior seasons.
Wrightstown (1-0) at Freedom (1-0)
Good individual matchup here between stretch wings Sam HaeseSamHaese6'3" | SFWrightstown | 2021StateWI of Wrightstown and Landon Van CalsterLandonVan Calster6'6" | SFFreedom | 2022StateWI of Freedom in a game that could have big consequences in the North Eastern Conference title race. Freedom thumped Clintonville 66-33 in their season opener. Meanwhile, Wrightstown survived a scare from Brillion on Tuesday.
Others: Arrowhead at Catholic Memorial, Racine St. Catherine’s at East Troy, Iola-Scandinavia at Almond-Bancroft, West De Pere at Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin Dells at Wautoma