Posted On: 04/22/21 1:57 PM

The Pioneer League was pretty well dominated by Wellsville this past winter. The Eagles return their best player to build around.

Here’s a look back, and a look forward, for the Pioneer League:

Top Team: Wellsville

The Eagles steamrolled to state at 20-3, where they were finally upended by Galena in the first round. They had their best players back from a 15-8 season the previous year and in addition to having the league’s best player, placed two seniors on the league second team

League Player of the Year: Jimmy Dorsey Jimmy Dorsey 6'5" | SG Wellsville | 2022 State KS , junior, Wellsville

The 6-foot-5 forward blossomed as a junior, scoring 20.1 points to lead the Eagles to state. Dorsey earned third-team 3A and will be one of the top bigs to return next season.

Senior Star: Landon Carson, Iola

Carson racked up 21.8 points as a senior. The 6-foot-1 guard was dangerous from deep and could produce some big outings, like the time he scored exactly half his team’s 64 points in a win over Burlington.

Senior Star: Maddox Decker Maddox Decker 5'9" | PG Santa Fe Trail | 2021 State KS , Santa Fe Trail

The 6-foot senior upped his scoring output from 17 points as a junior to 20 as a senior. Decker was a stat-sheet

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