Conference Preview

Posted On: 11/16/21 10:49 AM

The Teams

Bedford (6-15): The Bulldogs won just two conference games last season, but bring back every player from that roster, so expect to see them not only become more competitive on a nightly basis, but add several more "Ws" to that column. Five players averaged between 4.8 and 8.5 points a game, giving them a balanced group with a number of players who can lead the team in scoring on a given night. Sophomore forward Silas Walston (7.4, 7.0 rebounds) is the team’s top player, a solid scorer around the rim and great rebounder. Senior guard Owen Lucas (8.5) is the top perimeter scoring threat, while the backcourt of Tristen Cummings (4.8) and Conner Nally (3.3) combined to dish out 4.7 assists a game last season. With everyone returning, expect to see improvement from the ’Dogs this season.

Central Decatur (13-8): If a team is going to jump up and knock Martensdale-St. Marys or Mount Ayr off their perch at the top of the league, look no further than the Cardinals, who bring back everyone from a 13-win team, including a pair of double-figure scorers in seniors Trey Hullinger (13.8) and Matthew Boothe Matthew Boothe 6'0" | CG Central Decatur | 2022 State IA (13.5). Hullinger is a

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