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Posted On: 02/14/21 9:23 PM

The favorite: Led by a brother pair in Senior Blake ChanceBlakeChance6'4" | PGAlbia | 2021StateIA (15.4) and Sophomore Drew Chance (15.7), Albia has a good inside-outside combo. Blake runs the point for the team and initiates offense with his ability to drive the ball, or shoot from the perimeter. Drew on the other hand has shot one 3pt basket all season (0/1 on the season), but is strong on the inside and has good touch around the rim even at 6’2, what he lacks in height, he brings in power and finesse. Brayden MessamakerBraydenMessamaker6'1" | SGAlbia | 2021StateIA (12.0) is a good addition on the perimeter who brings a little shooting (35.9% 3pt) and some size (6’1) to defend. 3pt and Free Throw shooting will be key for the Blue Demons to get where they want to be in Des Moines.

The biggest threat: Pella Christian is a team to keep an eye overall in this district, as they’ve played top Class 3A talented teams all season. The Eagles have size to spare up and down the roster, but just haven’t quite fit the right pieces together yet. They are led by big 6’8, Junior big man

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