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Posted On: 03/14/21 3:55 PM

The stats aren’t too impressive from the 3A championship game. The low-scoring battle, won by Hesston 45-36, was by no means a poorly played affair however. Some really good players had their moment in the sun, and a lot of them will be back to make another run next year.

Cason Richardson Cason Richardson 6'1" | CG Hesston | 2022 State KS , junior, Hesston:

Richardson was the star of the night. The 6-foot-1 guard was third-team 3A a year ago, and will be in line for some top honors this year. He hit just 5-13 from the field in the final game, got to the line 9 times and led Hesston with 16 points. But he showed his toughness and leadership. After scoring just four points in an incredibly lost scoring first half (Hesston led 13-11), he scored 12 points in the second half when the Swathers pulled away. Who can forget the 36 he scored against TMP in the semis, shooting 12-18 from the field.

Brayden Schilling Brayden Schilling 6'5" | SF Hesston | 2022 State KS , junior, Hesston:

Like Richardson, Schilling will be back for another run next year. The 6-foot-5 big man was efficient in the final with 4-8 shooting, to go with his team-leading 7 rebounds. Schilling received 3A honorable mention last

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