Posted On: 11/11/21 11:43 AM

The Central Buckeye Conference looked solid a year ago with Jonathan Alder and North Union making the District tournament while Shawnee advanced further into the Regionals. Looking to this season however, the conference will take a slight step down with graduation hitting several teams hard. Jonathan Alder, North Union, and Shawnee again will be the top teams, but the rest of the teams may struggle to keep up with youth and/or inexperience.

Contenders

Jonathan Alder- The Pioneers are fresh off of an undefeated regular season in 2021 and a District Runner-Up finish in Division II. 3 of the top 5 from that team are back and they again look like a favorite to run the CBC in 2022. Joey Walker (Sr) will be the top guy to watch and brings great size at 6-foot-6. Fellow senior Grant Welsch also returns bringing the upperclassmen experience.  Peyton Heiss Peyton Heiss 5'11" | PG Jonathan Alder | 2024 OH (So) returns after a solid rookie year last season. Alder on paper will be one of the best teams and depend on their defense quite a bit. Their ability to slow down Shawnee and their many athletes will determine if another division title is likely.

North Union- North Union celebrated another division title

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