Posted On: 04/21/21 6:58 AM

There were some really good teams in the league, and the tended to beat each other up a bit. Rock Creek kept a very good St. Marys team from reaching the state playoffs, returning the favor from the previous year. Wabaunsee reached the state finals in 2A. Several really good players depart, but the cupboard is hardly bare for next year.

Here’s a look back, and a look forward, for the Mid-East League:

Top Team: Wabaunsee

This was one for the history books. Perhaps a movie script. The Chargers were so crippled by injuries and COVID issues early on that they started the season 1-10. But they picked themselves up off the mat and reached the playoffs with an 8-12 record. At that point, they went on a remarkable run to reach the state finals, where the dream fell just short. They lost to Hillsboro 59-50, but had a one-of-a-kind season to remember.

League Player of the Year: Dawson Zenger Dawson Zenger 6'2" | CG Rock Creek | 2021 State KS , Rock Creek

Speaking of one-of-a-kind, Zenger was a rare player. He was one of the leading scorers in the state with 29 points per game, and finished his career with 1,722 points. He piloted the senior-laden Mustangs to

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