Conference Preview

Posted On: 01/1/21 1:55 PM

At the holiday break, teams around the Lyon County League are relying on some key role players:

Kelton Buettner, senior, Madison:

Ranked #3 in 1A, the Bulldogs are off and running. While they are led by Drew StutesmanDrewStutesman6'2" | CGMadison | 2022StateKS and Chase HarrisChaseHarris6'2" | CGWichita Heights | 2022StateKSon, there are plenty of other talented players on this talented squad. The 6-foot-5 Buettner provides a powerful presence in the lane and on the block. He broke out with 21 points against Yates Center and will play a key role in the Bulldogs’ fortunes.

Landon Grimmett, sophomore, Lebo:

Lebo isn’t entirely dependent upon senior Devan McEwenDevanMcEwen6'2" | SGLebo | 2021StateKS. Ranked #5 in 1A, the Wolves have received stellar performances by the sophomore who tossed in 8 points a game as a freshman. This year Grimmett has games of 15 against Flinthills and Rural Vista, and 18 against Chase County. He’s a threat from the perimeter, with nine 3-pointers.

Derek Hoelting, junior, Olpe:

The #8 ranked Eagles aren’t suffering from a football playoff hangover. They have a deep and versatile lineup that will be a player in 1A. The 5-foot-10 Hoelting is just one of those athletes who plays a key role. He opened the season with

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