Varsity Basketball

TRINITY BOYS: Whole new roster for CPL champs

Things will look new for Trinity's boys team this season. With new coach Steve Miller will also be five new starters for a team that won the Central Plains League last season and reached the Class 4A tournament.

The Knights will be young and while the lack of experience could be a problem, Miller believes that there is a competitive spirit amongst his players.

"When you lose five starters, everything is wide open," Miller said. Everyone is fighting for a starting spot and that's a good thing."

Jason Netherton is one of the few Knights with varsity experience. Netherton, a 6-foot-2 senior, was one of the team's top reserves last season.

"He's the type of guy that steps up and leads by example," Miller said. "We need those types of guys. I believe in working hard as a team and he embodies that."

Joining Netherton are Morgan Burns and Austin Kessinger. Burns' speed will help establish an up-tempo style while his athleticism will be key to Trinity's defensive efforts.

Kessinger (6-3) will be the team's biggest post threat. He is athletic and has good footwork, Miller said.

"We have a group of guys that are hard working and have good fundamentals," Miller said. "We're going out there as a new team playing a new season. What we did last year was last year."

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OUTLOOK

Lewallen is one of four returning letterman, and is surround by talented guards in Coleman and Manning. Schwertferger, a senior, will also play a big role defensively.

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