Many big predictions in this bracket. You may be ranking the Region 20 teams a
little ahead of themselves (like last year). Duchesne is coming in really
strong. Liahona can play lights out such as the game against Duchesne where
they lost in overtime. LCA is definitely loaded with its standard recruiting
practices (woah we just got rid of Was Acad). I agree that first game with BV
and Duchesne may just be a championship game. Looking like every round will be
fun to watch. See you all there!
To 1a Roller : I agree with your post except for your cheap shot at LCA. LCA
runs a class school and if thier focus was to recruit and win state titles they
would not have volunteered to move up to 2a being forced back to 1a this year.
Be classy and show them the respect they have earned.
It would be nice to see the editor be right in a Piute Vs. BV rematch of the
2010 title game, but I'm predicting a BV choke, possibly against Duchesne the
first round. BV is too easily beat on the mind games and rely too much on the 3
ball, the reason behind their two losses in the Region Tourney. Add that to the
atmosphere of SVC, they are destined to choke!
2afan: You may be right. I apologize to all LCA fans. They look really good.
I am familiar with their program and I don't remember seeing the varsity players
playing through their middle school. I hope you see where the maybe misguided
assumption comes from.
To 1a roller: some have been at LCA since pre school others 4th grade some jr
high some high school. This year only one foreign exchange student and a move in
from New Mexico are new. Because of HillAFB and tuition lots of turnover.
bigler is playing for Northridge this year instead of LCA.
Bigler is a fantastic player and a big loss. He really shows his talent with
the Snowbears (AAU). Greenhill being injured is also a big blow. He is
dangerous from the outside as well as in. LCA is actually my pick in the upper
bracket unless their semifinal opponent gets hot on the 3's. Piute can get hot
as well as Green River. I think the lower bracket should be some well matched
teams in the first round. Who will be an underdog? Thats always fun to see the
rise of Wayne in the Region 20 tourney.
Great comments. This one will be interesting. Liahona is a dark horse, but
able to disrupt the high hopes of others. DNews has them winning Wednesday and
losing to Wayne on Thursday. I also have them facing Wayne, but winning to
setup a great rematch with Duchesne on Friday. And yes, I am a Liahona parent.
Potential is there if they can toughen up and finish the end of tight games.
All the best to all of the teams. 1A BBall rocks!!