Before we know it basketball practices will start and we will be in full swing. It is time to do some predicting and speculating. In this article, we will predict a “DARK HORSE” from each region in class B North…
Before we know it basketball practices will start and we will be in full swing. It is time to do some predicting and speculating. In this article, we will predict a “DARK HORSE” from each region in class B North Dakota.
Favorite- Enderlin & Kindred
Dark Horse – Central Cass
The Squirrels have a heavy load of talent coming back with Sam Kobbervig Sam Kobbervig 6'3" | SG Central Cass | 2023 State ND , Cole Holzer Cole Holzer 6'7" | PF Central Cass | 2024 State ND , Carter Vrchota Carter Vrchota 6'0" | SG Central Cass | 2024 State ND , and Jake Deutsch Jake Deutsch 6'1" | SG Central Cass | 2022 State ND .
Favorite- North Border & Hillsboro/Central Valley
Dark Horse- Thompson
The Tommies are athletic and full of talent. The top two guys for Thompson will be Kyle Odenbach Kyle Odenbach 6'3" | SF Thompson | 2022 State ND , Jake Starcevic Jake Starcevic 6'2" | SG Thompson | 2025 State ND .
Dark Horse- Ellendale
The Cards will lean heavily on Scott Wagner Scott Wagner 6'8" | C Ellendale | 2022 State ND . He will be the anchor and force for this squad.
Favorite- Four Winds-Minneaukan
Dark Horse- Dunseith
Ethan Morin Ethan Morin 6'2" | SG Dunseith | 2022 State ND will be one of the best offensive threats in ND. Jalen Poitra Jalen Poitra 6'2" | SG Dunseith | 2022 State ND is another great scoring option for Dunseith. Can the Dragons give the Indians a run for their money?
Favorite- Shiloh Christian
Dark Horse- Garrison & Flasher
Garrison- Connor Kerzmann Connor Kerzmann 6'1" | SG Garrison | 2023 State ND will be one of the most serious scoring threat in the region. He can put up big points in the blink of an eye.
Flasher- Jace Friesz Jace Friesz 6'3" | SF Flasher | 2022 State ND will be the work horse for Flasher. His younger brother will also put up points, Javin Friesz Javin Friesz 6'2" | CG Flasher | 2024 State ND .
Favorite- Minot Bishop Ryan
Dark Horse- Rugby
Erik Foster Erik Foster 6'5" | PF Rugby | 2023 State ND will be the player to make note of. He can do it all from anywhere on the court Foster is a great rebounder and a tenacious defender. Brody Schneibel will also be a big factor for Rugby.
Favorite- Beulah & Dickinson Trinity
Dark Horse- Bowman County
Gavin Scott Gavin Scott 5'11" | CG Bowman County | 2022 State ND will be the #1 threat for the Bulldogs. Bohden Duffield Bohden Duffield 6'1" | SG Bowman County | 2024 State ND and Bishop Duffield Bishop Duffield 6'1" | SG Bowman County | 2024 State ND will also provide a scoring punch for Bowman.
Favorite- Powers Lake
Dark Horse- White Shield
Jase Dickens Jase Dickens 6'4" | SG White Shield | 2023 State ND will be a top offensive player for White Shield and a deadly 3-point shooter. Oscar Felix Oscar Felix 6'4" | SF White Shield | 2024 State ND is another nice player for White Shield that is long, athletic, and an excellent rebounder.