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

Caiden Rainey, Jr., Guard. Photo by Shelly Atzeni. Check out more of Atzeni's work here

Union Golden Knights

Head coach: Eric Mortimer (back after a year off as head coach)

2019-20 Record: 8-13

Playoffs: No playoffs

Top returning players: Karter Vogel (Sr., G, 12.4 ppg), Caden Rainey (Jr. G, 11.5 ppg), Brock Jordan (Sr., C/F, 1.7 ppg in 17 games; Brock will be a key addition to the rotation this year. He has very good knowledge of the game. He understands what he needs to do and what will work. He is like a coach on the floor), Carter Terwint (Jr., F, 19 points in 11 games, Another addition to the rotation this year; Very athletic, loves to play in the paint, Rebounds well), Skyler Roxbury (So. G/F, Played in 19 games last season with 23 points; Very quick and athletic. He could play any place on the court as he is a leaper who strives to get better)


Top players lost: Luke Bowser (7.2 ppg), Layton Stewart (4.1 ppg), Truman Vereb (12.0 ppg)

Key newcomers: Joey Morrison (Jr., G/F, Is a very hard worker and always strives to get better and is always asking questions), Aiden Weaver (Jr., C/F, Aiden wants to get better. He is also questioning me on how to get better and you only need to tell him once and he will not make that mistake again. He moves very with without the ball), Bailey Crissman (So, C/F, Scored four points last season, Very athletic, likes to rebound and moves well in the paint)

Keys to the season: We need to stay focused on our school work and basketball, learn from our mistakes the first time don’t let things happen twice. Quickly coming to gather as a team. Get into good condition quickly. We must keep our heads in the game. Learn to play with a mask, we may have to do that.

Things your team is doing during the COVID-19 pause of winter sports: We aren’t doing anything remotely, I have asked them to work on conditioning while we are off. The key to play is getting back in school.


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