Prep Hoops Missouri continues its preseason conference previews with a look at the Grand River Conference, which is made up of small schools in Northwest Missouri. I had a chance to check out a lot of these schools via the…
Prep Hoops Missouri continues its preseason conference previews with a look at the Grand River Conference, which is made up of small schools in Northwest Missouri. I had a chance to check out a lot of these schools via the Prep Hoops Missouri Magical Stream Machine last summer and there is some impressive talent in this league.
The Starting Five
Isaac Bird Isaac Bird 6'5" | SG Gallatin | 2023 State MO 6’5″ Gallatin: A gifted 2023 guard who can score at a high level and create for his teammates with his playmaking and passing skills. He averaged close to 20 points a game as a junior to lead his team to a GRC East Division championship.
Owen Graham Owen Graham 6'8" | PF North Andrew | 2022 State MO 6’8″ North Andrew: A 2022 post player who helped lead the Cardinals to a berth in the Final Four of the Class 2 state tournament last season. He is a force inside, especially at the small school level, but he can also pass the ball and make 3-pointers. He averaged close to a double-double as a junior.
Austin Schwebach Austin Schwebach 6'5" | SF Stanberry | 2022 State MO 6’5″ Stanberry: An athletic 2022 forward who returns after leading the xx to a Class 1 district championship. He also plays with a high motor as he averaged 14.7 points and 10.7 rebounds a game as a junior.
Alex Rinehart 5’11″ Worth County: A versatile 2022 guard who knows how to put the ball in the basket. He was an All-Conference selection after averaging 20 points, eight rebounds and two assists a game as a junior.
Landon Wood 6’3″ Putnam County: A 2022 forward who was an All-Conference selection last season. He returns after averaging 19 points a game as a junior.
Best of the Rest
Adam Gladstone 6’0″ Worth County
Austin Schwebach Austin Schwebach 6'5" | SF Stanberry | 2022 State MO 6’3″ Stanberry
Carson Bowman 6’2″ St. Joe Christian
Jackson Runde 5’9″ Worth County
Camden Lutz, St. Joe Christian
Zane Reed 6’0″ Pattonsburg
Brinley Vandiver 6’6″ Gallatin
chekh Niasse 6’0″ Milan
Payton felden 6’1″ Gallatin
Colby McQuinn 5’11″ Stanberry