Klahowya Boys Basketball | Winter Sports Preview

Klahowya Boys Basketball | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Bryan Thoemke

2018-2019 record: 15-7 (6-0 OLY 1A)

Key players: Landon Betzing, sr. F/C; Nick Lewis, sr., G; Drew Kraft, jr., G; Matthew Hytinen, sr., G; Dalton Daly, sr., C.

Outlook: The Eagles lost a number of seniors off an experienced team that went 15-7 and were eliminated in the district tournament last season. There should not be too much of a drop off as several returning players saw time, including Betzing, Lewis and Kraft.

Schedule: Dec. 6, 7 p.m., Kingston | Dec. 11, 7 p.m. at Cedar Park Christian | Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m. at Chimacum | Dec. 14, 7 p.m., Cascade Christian | Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m. at port Townsend | Dec. 27-28, North Mason Holiday Invitational | Jan. 4, 7 p.m. at Cascade Christian | Jan. 7, 7 p.m., Vashon Island | Jan. 9, 7 p.m., Crosspoint | Jan. 14, 7 p.m., Bremerton | Jan. 17, 7 p.m., Chimacum | Jan. 20, 7:30 p.m. at Seattle Lutheran | Jan. 22, 7 p.m., Port Townsend | Jan. 31, 7 p.m. at Kingston | Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m. at Chimacum | Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m. at Port Townsend.

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