Posted On: 12/19/20 3:17 PM

Western New York is an underrated basketball hotspot chockful of promising, talented recruits. The 2019-2020 Monsignor Martin League (Buffalo NY) was highly competitive and produced many memorable moments for both teams and individuals alike. This article will preview the 2020-2021 Nichols School Vikings.

 

2019-2020 Nichols School Vikings - Overall Record 6-19, Conference Record 2-10

Though last season’s record may not necessarily reflect this sentiment, there is no question that the 2019-2020 Vikings simply played hard. Coached by Joe Mihalics, you can count on the Vikings to show up and compete each and every time they take the floor. A big part of their struggles came after an ill-timed turned ankle cost them their leading scorer and rebounder midway through the season. However, there are plenty of reasons for Viking fans to feel optimistic going into 2020-2021.

 

One of Nichols’ biggest strengths comes is their rebounding. Specifically, now Junior Lucas Suero figures to play a major role this year in the Monsignor Martin Conference. Last season as an underclassman, Suero pulled down 6.1 rebounds per game, good for 3rd amongst all conference returnees. Though he stands at only 6’3”, Suero routinely

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