Posted On: 11/25/19 12:03 PM
Every new season has new challenges for every team, but the Elkhorn Antlers face the daunting task of moving up from Class B to a loaded Class A field for this basketball season. However, with the opening of the new high school in the Elkhorn district next school year, Elkhorn High School will move back to Class B next season. So, how does a traditional Class B power handle these unique circumstances? It starts with having solid leadership and talent, and Maddy Meehan and Tia Murray have both qualities to lead the Antlers into this new world.
Meehan, a four year starter who started out as a forward and this year will be playing point guard, lead Elkhorn last year with 14.6 points a game and 10.5 boards a night, along with three steals a night. Murray stepped into the big shoes of Brooke Carlson to be the second leading scorer for the Antlers at 9.6 points a game, along with almost four rebounds a game. As the only two returning starters for the 19-6 Antlers, Meehan and Murray both realize that they have a lot of work to do.
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