Posted On: 09/1/21 2:02 PM

What’s is it like to go from the hunter to the hunted overnight? For year’s Spring Valley Coach Paul Blair had one simple mantra "We’re just trying to stay out of last place" After some early lean years, Blair built the Grizzlies into a formidable opponent in the toughest league in the State. That league included local powers, Clark and Durango, along with National powerhouse and 9-time state champion Bishop Gorman. Now, with the help of realignment, the infusion of young talent, and ties to one of the winningest grassroots programs in the city, the Grizzlies are the odds on favorite to take home the 4A crown. Just don’t tell that to coach Blair. "We haven’t done anything yet" "We’ll reach our goals if we approach every game with a serious attitude and defend at a high level" - says Blair. One huge advantage for the coach is the opportunity to watch his team play together for the last year. The core group of SV’s players play together on the Chosen Few, a Las Vegas based, Prephoops Circuit program, that places an emphasis on traveling outside their comfort zone and competing. "We wanted to go out and play games," Says

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