Posted On: 11/26/19 12:40 PM

Opening Weekend in Northwest Ohio provided area basketball fans with some early insights for the 2019-2020 season.

Here are 5 thoughts about Northwest Ohio hoops after the first weekend of games:

  1. Shelby is very good again.

After a 20+ win season a year ago, the Whippets picked up right where they left off – with an early-season dismantling of Mansfield Madison by a score of 72-34. It should be noted that Madison is fresh off of a run to the state final in girls soccer – meaning that they only had about a week of practice, but the manner in which Shelby handled the Rams was impressive nonetheless. Youngstown State commit Emma Randall added 23 points in the opener, while Haylee Baker had 14 points and 7 rebounds.

  1. Lucas could make a run in division 4.

Everyone in Northwest Ohio knows about Jessie Grover, however it may be the rest of the Lucas Cubs’ team that helps them make a long post-season run at the end of the year. Grover added 13 points in a 55-32 win to start the year. She was joined in the scoring column by fellow senior and 4-year letterwinner Paige

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