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Basketball: Young team to take court for Husky boys, but talent is there

 

December 1, 2021

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Boys varsity basketball team members are, in front, from left, are William Jewell, Nathan Aker and Eddie Martinez. In the middle row, from left, are Eithan Delibertis, Taevon James, Russ Holly, Dylan Luttmer and Evan Towry. In rear, from left, are Tanner Waldrop, Coach Ryan Adams, Head Coach Drew Emmert, Coach Colton Emmert, Coach Grant Kauffman, and Riley Korn. Not pictured is Mason Lopez.

A lot of players new to the varsity level will attempt to propel Sweet Home's boys basketball program to success this season and improve upon last year's 7-6 record.

"We're super young and inexperienced this year," Head Coach Drew Emmert said of his team, which graduated 10 seniors after last season. "In fact, we're one of the most inexperienced teams in the state. Hopefully with hard work we can overcome some of that."

The new faces will bring with them a new style of play, Emmert said. "The last three years we pressed and played high-tempo. We really sped the game up. This season, we have...



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