Posted On: 03/5/21 4:15 PM

Kelderman

#1 seed: Boyden-Hull (24-0)

About the Comets: The defending 2A champions have been dominant this year, with only four of their games decided by single digits. Led by junior wing Tanner Te Slaa Tanner Te Slaa 6'5" | SF Boyden-Hull | 2022 State IA (21.5) and senior guard Marcus Kelderman Marcus Kelderman 6'1" | SG Boyden-Hull | 2021 State IA (17.6), they’re an offensive juggernaut who have been remarkably efficient, posting 53-41-70 shooting splits as a team. Senior forward Dayton Brunsting (9.1) and junior forward Bryan Zylstra (7.5) give them some additional scoring punch, and the Comets play beautiful basketball, with constant off-ball movement and they share the ball extremely well, averaging over 17 assists a game.

Why they can win it all: They’re the defending champions, and they brought back a lot of key pieces from that group, including the best player in the 2A field - Te Slaa. He and Kelderman are the most dynamic one-two punch in 2A, and this group can really defend as well.

Chances they win it all: 45%. The Comets have been the best team in 2A all year, and they enter this tournament as a fairly heavy favorite. They shouldn’t have too many issues in the

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