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Grand Lake Area Players to Watch – Presented by Welch State Bank

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Junior Herrera – Commerce

An outstanding kid and a solid team player. Will be a key player for the team this year.

Corbin Beal – Grove

This will be his third year as a starter for the Ridgerunners. He is a leading scorer and rebounder and is also a team leader.

Cody Brown – Ketchum

Cody is a long athletic sophomore that is a pure scorer and a really good rebounder.


Baylee King – Commerce

Returning off of an ACL tear from last year,  she will be a solid player every night offensively and defensively. She has the ability to stretch defenses which will provide driving lanes for her teammates. Great passer as well.

Grace Goins – Fairland

Grace has started every game she has suited up for the Lady Owls. She is an all-around basketball player.

Anna Bacon – Grove

Anna is a selfless player that will do whatever it takes to win.

Lilly Hinson – Ketchum

Lilly will be a key player this season. She has the ability to get to the rim off the dribble and shoot the mid-range jump shot. Her defensive skills will allow her to get out and run which should lead to some easy baskets to get the offense going.

Underclassmen to Watch


Jackson Gain – Grove

Provided a spark this summer with his athleticism on defense and rebounding the ball.

Rowdy Mullin – Ketchum

Rowdy is an extremely good ball handler that makes good decisions and can score also.


Laci Brough – Commerce

Laci looks to make a big impact this season. She is a hard worker in the gym.

Jaylee Campbell – Fairland

Jaylee is a long athletic player who will be called upon this season to help her team. 

Elliot Geer – Grove

Elliot is a hardnosed defensive-minded point guard that will not get outworked.

Hannah Sikes – Ketchum

She has the potential to really score the basketball and her athleticism will help her contribute to the varsity team right away.

Unsung Heroes


Brayden Casey – Grove

He does all the dirty work to help the team be successful.

Hadyn Rogers – Ketchum

Hadyn is a great post defender that gives up a lot of size every night and leads the team in charges taken.


Giselle Gutierrez – Commerce

Gritty defensive player that always plays hard.

Kelsey Willard – Fairland

Kelsey is a very good practice player who makes others work hard.

Emily Blaine – Grove

Emily works hard every practice, helping her team prepare for their opponents.

Lanie Scott – Ketchum

Scott will lead the team at the point guard position. The team will go as she goes. She is a solid athlete that should be able to get her teammates involved.

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