Posted On: 08/24/21 8:40 AM

The Central Buckeye Conference had quite a nice run a year ago with Shawnee making the Elite 8 in Division III and Jonathan Alder completed an undefeated regular season. The upcoming season looks to be just as exciting. Take a look at my predictions for the 2021-22 season.

1-Shawnee is bound for another deep run and win the Kenton Trail.

The Braves were the most consistent team in the CBC last year in regards to the Dayton area teams competing. This was due to their defensive tenacity and overall talent on the roster. This year they return arguably the top player in junior  Zion Crowe Zion Crowe 6'4" | SG Springfield Shawnee | 2023 State OH along with fellow junior RJ Griffin and senior guard Patrick Fultz. There is few players in the conference capable of defending Crowe and his 6-foot-4 frame. The Braves should have enough there to not only win the Kenton Trail title, but another Regional run is likely.

2- Indian Lake will struggle to repeat their run.

Last year was such a unique year in Division III with so many teams capable of making runs in the Sectional tournament. Indian Lake did just this making a run all the way to the District Finals before falling by 7 to

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