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River Valley Boys Basketball 2015-2016 Row 1: (Left to Right) Hayden Wallace, Trent Waddell, Dustin Johns, Josh Ellwood, Tom Poorman, Danyon Hempy, Jax Harville, Carson Parsell, Gage Fogle, A.J. Issler

River Valley Boys Basketball 2015-2016 Row 1: (Left to Right) Hayden Wallace, Trent Waddell, Dustin Johns, Josh Ellwood, Tom Poorman, Danyon Hempy, Jax Harville, Carson Parsell, Gage Fogle, A.J. Issler

RIVER VALLEY BOYS

Last year’s record: 13-10 overall, 7-7 Mid Ohio Athletic Conference (fourth in Red Division)

Key losses: Wes Rengert; Avery Meadows

Key returnees: Senior Danyon Hempy (24.9 points per game to lead MOAC, 1.7 blocks per game, honorable mention All-Ohio); senior Carson Parsell; senior Jax Harville; junior Tommy Poorman; junior Hayden Wallace; junior Dustin Johns; junior Trent Waddell

Other key athletes: Sophomore Josh Ellwood; sophomore A.J. Issler; sophomore Gage Fogle

Keys to success: “We will need to stay healthy, and we will need to have the ability to play strong team defense. We are not a big team, and we have smaller post players.” — Head coach Steve Comstock (eighth season at River Valley, 75-79; 32nd season overall).

RIVER VALLEY BOYS SCHEDULE

Nov. 28 at Highland

Dec. 3 at Marion Harding

Dec. 7 at North Union

Dec. 12 at Pleasant

Dec. 15 Centerburg

Dec. 19 at Buckeye Valley

Dec. 23 Cardington-Lincoln

Dec. 29 at Jonathan Alder

Jan. 2 at Marion County Holiday Shootout (Elgin)

Jan. 7 Fairbanks

Jan. 9 at Galion

Jan. 12 Northmor

Jan. 15 Marion Harding

Jan. 19 Elgin

Jan. 22 North Union

Jan. 26 Pleasant

Jan. 29 Buckeye Valley

Feb. 1 at Whitehall-Yearling

Feb. 5 Jonathan Alder

Feb. 9 Galion

Feb. 12 at Fairbanks

Feb. 16 at Wynford

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