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PCM Boys Basketball Using 10 Man Rotation to Full Effect

Posted: Thursday, December 28th, 2017 at 5:52 am

Adapting a system to the players that you have, rather than trying to adapt the players to a system is a rare coaching ability that is most often seen on winning teams. This year for the PCM boys basketball team, the use of a 10 man rotation has been the adaptation for head coach Fred Lorensen.

The starting five consisting of Andrew Van Ryswyk, Noah Lanphier, Elijah Sperfslage, Jackson Thomas, and Reed Worth have provided a sharpshooting scoring punch to the tune of a combined 45.9 of the 64.8 points per game that the Mustangs average. The second unit to come in, all five at once, consists of Derek Brown, Jason Stafford, Dayton Boell, Isaac Telfer, and Nick Dredge. This unit also has shooting, with Stafford shooting 45% from long range, but presents a much different challenge on the defensive end with all five players in the unit being 6’1” or taller, and wreak havoc in their ⅔ zone. T

he Mustangs ended 2017 with a 7-1 record with their only blemish coming in an overtime loss to conference rival South Hamilton, and will resume play in the new year taking on North Polk on January 4th.