Roster (Comments from Adam Schilling):
#00 Tyler Robarge, 6-8, F, Class of 2019, Chippewa Falls -- A second-team all-league selection in the Big Rivers Conference as a junior after averaging 14.9 points and 4.7 rebounds for a Chippewa Falls squad that went 12-11 under coach Jason Proue ... Shot 71 percent from the field ... Scored a career-best 29 points while also grabbing 12 rebounds in a 73-67 victory over D.C. Everest on December 5, 2017 ... "Tyler is one of the best big men in the northern part of the state. He continues to develop his game offensively each year. He is able to use his left hand and hit the mid-range jump shot better than a year ago. His footwork is very good for someone his size and he has some polished post moves."
#1 Joey Kinderman, 5-11, G, Class of 2019, Fall Creek -- A second-team all-league choice in the Western Division of the Cloverbelt Conference as a junior ... Averaged 13.5 points as a sophomore and 13.4 points as a junior for Fall Creek coach Rick Storlie ... Scored a career-high 27 points in an 82-80 loss to Augusta on February 17, 2018 ... "Joey is new to our program, but he has played with our guys the past couple of years in fall league so he is familiar with our team and should fit in well. Joey is very tough, plays great defense and is good at running a team from the point guard position."
#3 Alex Nelson, 6-0, G, Class of 2019, Chippewa Falls -- A two-year varsity performer at Chippewa Falls ... Averaged 4.5 points and 2.8 assists as a junior for the Cardinals ... "Alex started for Chippewa Falls at a guard spot. He had a solid season and figures to have a good senior year. Alex sees the floor very well and can push the ball in transition, getting easy shots for other guys."
#4 Avery Hoepner, 6-1, PG, Class of 2019, Mondovi -- A two-time first-team all-league performer in the Dunn-St. Croix Conference ... Averaged 18.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 3.9 assists as a junior while helping Mondovi to a 14-10 record under coach Darin Gray ... Scored a career-high 29 points in a victory over Ellsworth on November 30, 2017 ... "Avery controls the tempo well as a point guard. He is good using ball screens to score or create for others. He also is strong defensively and he rebounds well for a guard. He is a very solid all-around player."
#21 Logan Mulhern, 6-3, G/F, Class of 2019, Osseo-Fairchild -- Voted as the Player of the Year in the Western Cloverbelt Conference in 2017-18 after averaging 23.0 points, 12.8 rebounds and 4.8 assists while leading Osseo-Fairchild to an 18-6 record and the league title ... Scored a career-high 38 points in a victory over Fall Creek on November 30, 2017 ... Enters senior season with 1,191 career points and is a three-year varsity letter winner for coach Tim Popple ... "Logan is new to our AAU program, but he is familiar with our team and myself so I see him being a big contributor this spring/summer. Logan plays stronger and bigger than he appears and can play four different positions."
#23 George Scharlau, 6-5, F, Class of 2019, Colfax -- Averaged 18.5 points and 8.8 rebounds while playing in 13 games as a junior at Colfax ... Season cut short after sustaining a broken arm ... Named Player of the Year in the Dunn-St. Croix Conference despite missing 10 games ... Scored a career-high 30 points in a 65-59 loss to Ellsworth on November 21, 2017 ... "George is coming off a pretty serious injury when he broke his arm on a dunk attempt about halfway through the high school season. He was having a breakout season before he got hurt. He is able to play now and is shedding some of the rust from missing time on the court. Once he gets his conditioning back, he will have a great spring/summer. He has good size, deep shooting range and can put the ball on the floor."
#27 Cory Hoglund, 6-2, G, Class of 2019, McDonell Central -- A physically strong and athletic wing guard who earned second-team all-league recognition in the Western Cloverbelt Conference as a junior ... Averaged 12.6 points and 4.7 rebounds in 2017-18 while helping McDonell Central to an 18-11 record and a runner-up finish in the WIAA Division 5 State Tournament ... Scored a career-high 21 points in a 74-56 victory over arch-rival Regis on January 15, 2018 ... "Cory is a great two-way player who can guard multiple positions. His outside shooting has improved a lot from last summer, and his offensive game overall continues to improve."
#30 Ben Thompson, 6-2, G, Class of 2019, Colfax -- Received second-team all-Cloverbelt West Conference honors as a junior ... Averaged 16.9 points and 5.8 rebounds for Colfax and finished the season with 30 made three-point shots ... Scored career-high 30 points in a victory over Fall Creek ... "Ben has developed into a guard who uses his size well. He has worked hard at developing his offensive game from just being a three-point shooter a few years ago. He rebounds well for a guard and can score in the paint to compliment his outside shooting."
#45 Marshall Cain, 6-4, F, Class of 2019, Clear Lake -- Honorable mention all-conference choice in the Lakeland Central Conference as a junior when he averaged 9.3 points and 4.8 rebounds while helping Clear Lake to a 25-1 record and a spot in the WIAA Division 4 State Tournament ... Long and mobile forward who does a good job of looking for his teammates ... "Marshall is new to our program. He is very unselfish, smart and can do a lot of things to help you win games. He is another great addition to our team."
Notes: (From Adam Schilling) -- "We have a very solid group of returning players coming back and have made some additions that are going to give us great depth. I expect us to be pretty good defensively as we have some guys who like to guard and take pride on that end of the floor. That will be important as we are not the biggest team out there at this age group so we need to be solid defensively. We have a lot of guys who can score so playing together as a team, rebounding and defense will be factors in what kind of spring/summer we have."
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