5A Team Preview: Volcano Vista Hawks
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Key Players: Kenyon Aguino Kenyon Aguino 6'7" | PF Volcano Vista | 2025 State NM , Hudson Brown Hudson Brown 5'9" | PG Volcano Vista | 2025 State NM , Rian Gonzales Rian Gonzales 6'4" | SG Volcano Vista |…
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Volcano is coming off a year where they dominated their way to the 5A title, but not without some bumps along the way. Regardless, they were able to hang onto leads in close games and come through in clutch moments all the way to the championship. This year, they are led by perhaps the best guard-forward duo in the state,and , who dominate on both sides of the ball. They have incredibly consistent jump shots that they use from anywhere on the floor, and they’re both All-State level defenders who are both contenders for DPOY. On the wings, the Hawks have and . Gonzales is an absolute sharpshooter who can space the floor, and provide instant offense for the Hawks when needed, and Gutierrez is a two-way guard/forward who finds his primary role on the defensive end as a versatile an-to-man defender. While Volcano does lose several valuable seniors, they gain one of the top freshmen in the state , who is an absolute unit. He’s able to create offense for himself at any given moment from anywhere on the floor and uses his athleticism to finish at the rim against anyone. Lunn is also able to bully defenders with his linebacker frame and get to the basket with ease. Volcano adds some key bench depth as well, with shifty guard , power forward , and sharpshooting guard , all ready to step up at a moment’s notice. The Hawks will still be the favorites to win it all this year and will go for the three-peat as coach Greg Brown will head up the new-look Hawks.