Posted On: 12/1/21 12:55 PM

A ton of talent returns to the Big Seven league this fall, with one glaring question mark.

The status of Nahcs Wahwassuck Nahcs Wahwassuck 6'5" | CG Royal Valley | 2022 KS , hands down the best player to potentially return to the league, is up in the air. The senior temporarily attended a program out of state, but word is that he’s applied to be reinstated to the Royal Valley team. Whether or not the two-time all-stater plays for the Panthers this season will determine a lot about not just the Big Seven League, but basketball on the 3A level statewide.

Nemaha Central returns the formidable Beck twins plus other talent and should challenge Royal Valley for the league title. The Thunder are ranked sixth in the state preseason poll.

Without Wahwassuck, Royal Valley may be ranked a bit to high, starting the season at number four in the poll

Preseason Player of the Year:

Brady Klotz Brady Klotz 6'4" | SF Royal Valley | 2022 State KS , junior, Royal Valley (pictured):

Klotz is an interesting talent. He’s a big-bodied, physical specimen, yet he can step out and drop 3-pointers with the best of them. He looks like a defensive lineman, yet he’s committed to play baseball in college. With his physique and touch from the outside,

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