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2020-21 Greenville Boys’ Basketball Preview Powered by Potter County Family Campground

Greenville's Landon Bielata. Photo courtesy Record Argus.

Greenville Trojans

Head coach: Scot Vannoy

2019-20 Record: 8-16

Playoffs: Beat Seneca in First Round of District 10 Class 3A playoffs, 50-37; Lost to Fairview in First Round of District 10 Class 3A playoffs, 48-25

Top returning players: Ben Cano. Sr F/G (Averaged 20 points per game. Has good basketball knowledge.)
Landon Bielata Sr. F (Averaged 9 ppg. Great touch and feel from the inside to mid range.
Evan Cianci Sr. F (Averaged 6 ppg.  Athletic on both ends of the ball.)
Jalen Ritzert Jr. G (Another athletic guard and quick.)
Jonah Lentz Sr. G (Not a big scorer but a very good ball handler and defender.)

Top players lost: River Sorg

Key newcomers: Logan Lentz (Played varsity at times as a freshman. He shows potential of being a great scorer when needed. Played with confidence.)
Josh Reeves Sr. G (Played Varsity. Had a ankle issue last year but came in this year with full health and stronger. Looking forward for him to be a key in leadership.)
Bryce Stubert Sr. F (Strong body will give great minutes.)
Brady Kincaid Jr. G (Will help balance out our guard rotations)
Jase Herrick Soph. F (He is a athletic. Able to rebound and defend.)

Keys to the season: It’s going to be rough. New coach comes in with complete opposite offense and defense styles. It will take time for these young gentleman to transition over to it. It will look rough at times and we will make some mistakes. There is enough talent on this team to overcome this. We have a large sophomore and freshman class on our JV squad.  As a group we plan on getting better, defending better and staying out of foul trouble. Learning the game of basketball and not just playing basketball is one of our main keys this year.

Things your team is doing during the COVID-19 pause of winter sports:  We have a team app wish I’m sure a lot of teams now a days have. We send post for dribbling and shooting. We also try to communicate through it. At home workout post are sent out. The key to this break is to see how the boys will react to this delay. Hopefully they are working out and doing the little things to keep getting better. As a coach it’s hard to sit doormat for a long period of time during the season. Getting prepared for games and practices has been a key for me. As to keep the season going if it comes back we try to make sure we are safe, sanitize whatever we can and hopefully we will be able to get back to the hardwood.

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