Boys basketball season preview: St. Marys Roughriders



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Coach: Craig Szymczak

Years, career record: 4, 33-53

Division: II

Last year: 5-18, 2-7 WBL (eighth)

Returning letterwinners (* returning starter): Derek Jay (Sr., 6-3, guard/forward); Jacob Grannan (Sr., 6-1, guard); Bo Kuenning (Jr., 6-2, forward); Drew Jacobs (Jr., 5-10, guard); Colin Clements (Jr., 6-3, forward); Austin Wilker (Jr., 6-1, guard)

Promising newcomers: Ethan Mielke (Jr., 6-1, forward); Wyatt Barhorst (Jr., 6-3, forward); Braeden Dunlap (So., 6-3, forward); Sam Young (Jr., 5-8, guard)

Team outlook: St. Marys has an athletic group that’s shooting well and playing good offense. It may take some time for the football players to adjust to basketball conditioning now that their season is over. “Our goal is to progress and to keep getting better,” coach Craig Szymczak said, “and I am very excited about this team and look forward to the season as we continue to improve as a program.”


Dec. 9 at St. Henry 7:30 PM

Dec. 10 at New Bremen 7:30 PM

Dec. 16 Van Wert 7:30 PM

Dec. 23 at Coldwater 7:30 PM

Dec. 27 at Leipsic 7:30 PM

Dec. 30 New Knoxville 7:30 PM

Jan. 6 Shawnee 7:30 PM

Jan. 7 Spencerville 7:30 PM

Jan. 10 Fort Recovery 7:30 PM

Jan. 13 at Kenton 7:30 PM

Jan. 14 Piqua 7:30 PM

Jan. 17 Troy 7:30 PM

Jan. 20 Elida 7:30 PM

Jan. 21 at Upper Scioto Valley 7:30 PM

Jan. 27 Bath 7:30 PM

Jan. 28 at Marion Local 7:30 PM

Feb. 3 at Celina 7:30 PM

Feb. 4 Sidney 7:30 PM

Feb. 10 Defiance 7:30 PM

Feb. 11 Minster 7:30 PM

Feb. 17 at Wapakoneta 7:30 PM

Feb. 24 at Ottawa-Glandorf 7:30 PM



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