Posted On: 11/29/19 2:38 PM
The South Central Conference was home of some of the best 2A teams in Southern Illinois. Hillsboro won the conference and went to state. Greenville lost two games all year, both to Hillsboro. Carlinville, Staunton, Pana and Southwestern (Piasa) all won at least 20 games. Graduation has hurt many teams, but there is plenty of talent returning.
Here are the top returners that will fight for All Conference spots and will try to lead their team to a conference championship.
Greenville returns two senior starters in Megan Hallemann and Rylee Pickett. Megan is a 6'4 post that excels on defense by blocking and contesting shots in the lane. She will score and rebound for the Lady Comets, but how much she increases her contribution may have a lot to say in how far they go. She is capable of some big games but must provide stability and consistency that came from the seniors last year. Rylee is a sharp shooting guard that made it all the way to the final four in the 3-point shooting contest last year. With the loss of the 2019 class, Rylee will absorb some responsibility as a the primary ball handler. Juggling that task with also needing to