(Oakland) Riverside will take on St. Mary’s, Storm Lake at 12:15 Monday afternoon on KSOM. Both teams come in at 24-1 on the season.
St. Mary’s of Storm Lake is making their third straight tournament appearance. The Panthers won a state title in 2011 and finished 3rd last year. Oakland qualified in 1985 and ’86, but Riverside is making their first tournament appearance in school history.
St. Mary’s is led by a pair of seniors who are each two-time all-tournament team selections. Luke Lenhart and Kennedy Drey combine to average 48.0 points per game, 17 rebounds, 6.4 assists, and 8.5 steals per game.
Riverside is led by Ricky Williams who has exhausted all superlatives during his senior year. Williams posts a state leading 14.6 rebound per game average and the Briar Cliff recruit ranks 2nd in the state in scoring at 26.9.
Click here for the interview with Riverside coach Jason Shelangouski