Posted On: 04/21/21 9:33 AM

This small league of just six schools had a surprising wealth of seniors last year. Several of the clubs lose nearly all their top players this off-season, creating a ton of opportunity this summer for development of guys who didn’t get a ton of varsity action.

Here’s a look back, and a look forward, for the North-Central Kansas League:

Top Team: Marysville

Although Abilene qualified for state, they did so with a 13-5 record, where they lost to McPherson. Marysville did not reach state. They lost in the sub-state finals to a really good Royal Valley team. But the Bulldogs went 18-4, loaded with high-quality seniors.

League Player of the Year: Kaleb Becker Kaleb Becker 6'4" | SF Abiline | 2022 State KS , junior, Abilene

The 6-foot-4 Becker is a versatile and athletic beast who averaged 16.6 points and 6.9 rebounds against really good competition. He edges out Tanner Hecht Tanner Hecht 6'5" | CG Wamego | 2021 State KS for player of the year based on his consistency and how far his team went in the playoffs.

Senior Star: Tanner Hecht Tanner Hecht 6'5" | CG Wamego | 2021 State KS , senior, Wamego

Hecht is a 6-foot-5 wing who can jump out of the gym and shoot from anywhere. He averaged 19.4 points and 8.3 rebounds. He has an elite skill set and

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