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SVM Scouts 2013 1A Boys Basketball Regionals


When: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

Where: Erie High School

Teams: No. 1 Paw Paw (20-5); No. 2 Erie (15-12); No. 3 Indian Creek (14-12); No. 4 Prophetstown (13-14); No. 5 Amboy (6-20); No. 6 LaMoille-Ohio (NA)

Players to watch: Nicholas Siemers, Paw Paw; Justin Wiley, Paw Paw; Jacob Johnston, Erie; Carter Ames, Prophetstown; Devin Johnson, Prophetstown; Tyson Powers, Amboy

Outlook: Paw Paw is enjoying its best season in years, but Erie's Johnston might be the best player in the regional. Indian Creek and Prophetstown can be dangerous.

Favorite: Paw Paw

Dark horse: Erie

Winner to: Eastland Sectional vs. Polo Regional winner, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26

SVM prediction: Erie


When: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

Where: Polo High School

Teams: No. 1 Eastland (22-3); No. 2 Polo (18-7); No. 3 Forreston (14-12); No. 4 Milledgeville (7-16); No. 5 AFC (8-15); No. 6 Pearl City (3-20); No. 7 Hiawatha (2-13)

Players to watch: Ty Hartman, Eastland; Dalton Shaner, Eastland; AJ Dollmeyer, Polo; Brady Bushman, Polo; Jordan Harris, Milledgeville; Troy Mairs, AFC

Outlook: Coach Tony Dunlap has Eastland over 20 wins yet again. The Cougars may get a challenge from the 6-foot-7 Dollmeyer and the Marcos. Forreston might be in the championship mix.

Favorite: Eastland

Dark horse: Polo

Winner to: Eastland Sectional vs. Erie Regional winner, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26

SVM prediction: Eastland

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