Class 2A SJ-O vs. Harrisburg preview

Class 2A SJ-O vs. Harrisburg preview

St. Joseph-Ogden vs. Harrisburg, 8:15 p.m. today

St. Joseph-Ogden (29-3)
Pos.    Name    Yr.    Ht.    PPG
G    Nate Michael    Jr.    6-0    10.9
G    Chase Patton    Sr.    6-3    12.1
G    Dalton Walsh    Jr.    6-1    5.7
F    Louis Acklin    Sr.    6-5    7.8
F    Brent Schluter    Jr.    6-3    14.4

FYI: Four SJ-O starters have made at least 20 three-pointers this season, with Michael leading the way at 54.

Off the bench
G    Aaron Woller    Sr.    5-11    4.4
F    Corbin Hesterberg    Sr.    6-0    5.0
F    Brady DePratt    Jr.    5-11    1.1

Harrisburg (31-1)
Pos.    Name    Yr.    Ht.    PPG
G    Tyler Smithpeters    Sr.    6-4    17.7
G    Capel Henshaw    Sr.    6-3    14.9
G    Ryne Roper    Sr.    6-3    5.7
F    Eli Taborn-Scott    Sr.    6-4    11.3
C    Dakota Upchurch    Sr.    6-6    6.3

FYI: Henshaw and Smithpeters rank first and second, respectively, on Harrisburg’s career scoring list.

Off the bench
F    Bahari Amaya    So.    6-4    5.6
F    Snjolfur Bjornsson    Jr.    6-2    2.6
G    Justin Younger    Sr.    6-0    2.3

Site: Carver Arena (11,060), Peoria
TV: WCIX; Dave Bernhard (play-by-play) and Mark Lindo (analyst)
Radio: WDWS 1400-AM; Brian Moline (play-by-play) and Michael Kiser (expert analysis)
FYI: Schluter was the lone SJ-O player to receive any all-state recognition by The Associated Press with an honorable mention nod while Smithpeters (first team) and Henshaw (second team) represented Harrisburg.

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