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VIAN WOLVERINES

BOYS

Coach: Anthony Porter

18-19 Record: 14-12

Athleticism and quickness abounds in this year’s lineup for the Wolverines who welcome back two starters to the court for the 2019-20 season.  Following a deep playoff run in football, Javyn Wright (6-0, Jr.) who averaged 7.4 points while dishing out three plus assists joins Xavin Lack (6-2, So.) who collected four plus rebounds per game while adding 8.3 points in coach Anthony Porter’s lineup. The game time experienced talent also includes a trio of seniors Emmitt Staley (6-4, Sr.) who averaged 5.2 points per contest joining Chandler Poole (6-2, Sr.) who totaled 3.5 points and Jamel Harrison (5-10, Sr.). Other players with game changer talent include Joe Glass (5-11, Jr.) who added 4.0 points per game, Eric Porter (5-6, Jr.), Trevor Blackbird (5-8, So.), Marcus Butler (6-4, Jr.) and Diego Ramos (6-2, Fr.).

“We’re still young by experience standards with only two starters back,” said Porter, who begins his 10th season. “This group of kids understands what’s required to be successful and will work hard to achieve it.”

GIRLS

Coach: Tina Ramos

18-19 Record 8-16

The Lady Wolverines welcome the return of four starters to this year’s lineup of playmakers as Tina Ramos returns to the bench as head coach with an optimistic outlook for success. Kahleisha Wright (6-0, So) who averaged 8.7 points while grabbing 6.8 rebounds also brings a shot blocking talent to the court to join forces with Greenlee Wells (5-9, So.) who pulled down 7.0 rebounds per game while adding 6.5 points to the Vian scoreboard. A pair of seniors begin a third season on the floor including Hope Salcedo (5-3, Sr.) who totaled 6.5 points each night and Kaylee Teehee (5-7, Sr.) whose quickness created 64 steals in addition to passing out 105 assists a year ago. Among the other players in the rotation of game time minutes will be Tayden Locust (5-7, So.), Isabella Garrison (5-10, So.), Kadence Cochran (5-9, So.), Lorena Hernandez (5-2, Sr.) as well as Lauren Millard (5-7, Jr.), Kacie Gibbins (5-6, Jr.), Maci Smith (5-8, Fr.) and Landry Dockery (5-11, Sr.).

“Team speed and aggressiveness definitely gives this team a boost on both ends of the court even though we’re a young group overall,” said Ramos. “When all the pieces come together, they’ll be exciting to watch.”