Posted On: 11/25/19 10:57 AM
Over the next three weeks, we're going to take a look at each class in Nebraska, starting with Class D2 and ending up with Class A right around Thanksgiving weekend. Today, we wrap up our preseason coverage with a look at Class A, which is loaded with returning talent, great teams and a great race for a state champion the first weekend in March.
RETURNING CHAMPION: Millard North rode one of the craziest journey's in state tournament history to win the first championship in school history. The Mustangs defeated an outstanding Papillion-LaVista squad in the first round before participating in one of the greatest games in the history of the Nebraska state tournament, a 64-57 triple overtime thriller (the first triple overtime game in state tournament history) over Lincoln Pius X. The Mustangs finished the tournament with a resounding 62-52 victory over Lincoln Southwest, who defeated the Mustangs in the first round of the 2018 state tournament.
TOP RETURNING PLAYER: There are so many great players in Class A this season, but we're going to go with the returning Gatorade state player of the year Jayme Horan of Millard South. The Creighton commit lead the Patriots to another