Olympic boys basketball | Winter Sports Preview

Olympic boys basketball | Winter Sports Preview

Olympic boys basketball

2016-2017 record: 20-8

Top returning players: Jaiden Mosley, senior; Evan Turnquist, senior; Keaton Dean, senior.

Key newcomers: Caleb Morgan, junior.

Outlook: The Trojans lost several key players off a team that made the 2A state semifinals last year, but return Mosley and Turnquist, who were all-league selections and a multi-sport standout in Dean. A return to the top four in the state might be shooting a little too high, but they should find themselves back near the top of the league with another shot at a district berth.

Schedule: Dec. 2, 3:30 p.m., Kennedy Catholic | Dec. 6, 7 p.m., Kingston | Dec. 8, 7 p.m. at Bremerton | Dec. 9, 2:45 p.m., King’s Way Christian | Dec. 12, 7 p.m. at North Kitsap | Dec. 15, 7:15 p.m. at Sequim | Dec. 18, 6 p.m. at Cascade Christian | Dec. 22, 7 p.m. at Central Kitsap | Dec. 27, 5 p.m., Steilacoom | Dec. 29, 5 p.m., Clover Park | Jan. 3, 7 p.m. at North Mason | Jan. 5, 7:15 p.m. at Port Angeles | Jan. 12, 7 p.m., North Kitsap | Jan. 16, 7 p.m., North Mason | Jan. 23, 7 p.m. at Kingston | Jan. 26, 7 p.m., Sequim | Jan. 3o, 7 p.m., Bremerton | Feb. 1, 7 p.m., Port Angeles.

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