Posted On: 11/29/21 8:00 AM

The Teams

Kingsley-Pierson (9-13): If you’re looking for a team that could potentially shoot up the conference standings this season, look at the Panthers, who return everyone from last year’s team. They’re led by senior guard Jackson Howe (14.1), who led the team in scoring, assists, and steals last season. He’s a versatile three-level scorer who can also control games when he’s not scoring. Fellow senior forward Malakie Christopherson (7.8) led the team in rebounding last season. The junior tandem of Conner Beelner Conner Beelner 5'10" | SG Kingsley-Pierson | 2023 State IA (7.3) and Emerson Pratt (5.1) give them lots of shooting on the perimeter, and expect to see more from sophomore guard Beau Goodwin (2.3) this year. With everyone returning from a team that was fairly competitive, look for them to turn several of those losses into wins this year. 

Lawton-Bronson (7-15): The Eagles had a few strong wins last year, beating River Valley, and pounding Woodbury Central in the conference tournament by 18 points. But they lacked consistency, which is why they finished just 7-15. Leading scorer Isaac Stadsvold (10.0, 65.9 FG%), a remarkably efficient forward, returns to lead the charge. Joey Thelander (7.4) and Aziah Ashley (4.9) are the other key returnees for this

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