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While many other boys basketball teams in the region tip off the season in the coming days, the last to take the floor will be Mt. Lake Area.
The Wolverines will wait until Dec. 2 to open their season, when MLA hosts Westbrook-Walnut Grove.
MLA finished last season as the Red Rock Conference champions, posting a 16-0 record in league play on its way to a 24-3 overall mark. However, the Wolverines’ bid for a third straight trip to state was derailed with a 63-59 loss in the Section 2A South finals to United South Central.
The Wolverines also lost nearly all of their scoring punch from a season ago, with 12 seniors
Few returning players for the Wolverines saw playing time outside of late-game blowouts a year ago. Players with the most quality minutes include senior guards Levi Jahnke and Caleb Bargen and senior forward Ben Grev.
Other Wolverine returners include senior guards Logan Johnson and Jared Saunders, forwards Eric Wenner and Aaron Walzak and center Derek Harder.
WWG finished last year with a 9-15 record However, the Chargers lost much of their offensive punch to graduation. Senior guard Tristan Joel and senior forwards. Walker Christians and Mitchell Jarmer lead WWG.
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