Posted On: 05/14/21 7:04 PM

The season is about to start and without a true state championship, much of the pride in 2021 will ride on who brings home the league titles. Initially the Mt Hood Conference planned on playing a full round-robin schedule but already some early games have been canceled. This could potentially lead to some non-league games - which weren’t happening before. But given what we have, here’s how we see things turning out this year in the Mt Hood Conference.

League Predictions

1. Central Catholic
2. Clackamas
3. Gresham
4. Barlow
5. David Douglas
6. Sandy
7. Reynolds
8. Centennial

Player of the Year: Darius Gakwasi Darius Gakwasi 6'5" | SG Central Catholic | 2021 State OR , Central Catholic

All-League Predictions: Gakwasi; Ryan Lewis Ryan Lewis 6'4" | SG Clackamas | 2021 State OR , Clackamas; Esyah Pippa-White Esyah Pippa-White 6'0" | PG Gresham | 2023 State OR , Gresham; Connor Hills Connor Hills 5'5" | CG Barlow | 2022 State OR , Barlow; Tanner Brewster Tanner Brewster 6'5" | SF Sandy | 2021 State OR , Sandy

Top Sleeper/Newcomer: Malik Rose Malik Rose 5'8" | PG Central Catholic | 2022 State OR , Central Catholic

Analysis

Central Catholic seems to be the team to beat in the MHC, and that’s with losing three guys to the NCAA D-I and D-II levels. A lot of it has to do with how much is still coming back and that starts with Darius Gakwasi Darius Gakwasi 6'5" | SG Central Catholic | 2021 State OR (16.3

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