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Posted On: 04/5/21 10:00 AM

Prep Hoops Missouri dabbled into the junior college ranks to take a look at North Central Missouri College vs visiting St Louis Community College for the NJCAA Division ll Region 16 championship in Trenton.

In a very competitive game from start to finish, North Central came away with an 80-77 victory to win the region championship. Here is a look at some of the standout prospects from both teams who are from the state of Missouri.

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Atavian Butler: A 6’3" sophomore from McCluer North who scored a game-high 23 points to lead NCMC to the victory. He is an explosive athlete who attacks the basket on the dribble and rebounds very well for his size. He plays with a high motor at both ends of the court, which makes him hard to deal with. He has also improved on his perimeter shooting since high school. He is averaging 18 points and seven rebounds a game. He had a high game of 41 points against Moberly earlier this season.

Jeramy Shaw: A 6’6" sophomore wing from Valley Park High who is an excellent prospect because of his size, athleticism and versatility. He can facilitate offense as a playmaker as

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