Ben Lomond Basketball Guns for State Tournament with Kent Eckstein as Center

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BEN LOMOND basketball players Jon Brown, Dave Parsons and Dave Snell (left to right) will help carry the Scotties' hopes in the upcoming. Region Two cage campaign. :. . . . Ben Lomond Cage Team Guns For State Tournament By RANDY HOLLIS .Now that Ben Lomond High There" is the ball tournament, has "been there before," they'd like nothing better than to "do it again'.' this season. state .basket, that annual spring classic which makes the difference between a successful or .unsuccessful season. Just getting "there" makes it a good year; not getting there makes for a disappointing one. Last season, Ben Lomond finally snapped its long, state snappeu n.» iuus au»». tournament drought, earning, a bert h in the tourney f or, the f irst time since 1968. And this year, Scottie .head cage coach Ron Carling would 1-1.. i_ . j.._i: «.«i A 4 i««-i+ fj»oi ja\*i * five starters from last year's ballclub which finished fourth in the ^Region Two play with a 4-6 record and won one of three games in:.the state tournament on its : way to a 10 " 13 overall mark/' :'- ', / " '•-. ' The, lone:. l returning starter is 6-7 . senior }:.center Dave Jennings, while 6-5 senior forward Mike Quayle and 5-10 senior guard Steve;,Clemens also saw limited --action last season. Otherseniprs on the squad include 6-2 forward Dave Parsons, 5-10 'guard-Dave Snell, 6-2 forward Jon Brown, and 5-9 guard ;Kenny. : Dimick, who. is recovering frpm-'a broken foot. j.,.0 to duplicate.that feat enu route to establishing the journey to Salt Lake City as an annual stop on the Ben Lomond basketball schedule. LOST: 4 STARTERS Of course, it's easier said than done, especially x since LACK OF DEPTH Top -newcomers include jun- .ors Mike'Kuriz,'6-4 forward; 5-10 guard, Rich Moore, &-7 center Ken Eckstein, 5-9 guard Rex Boman, 5-10- guard Kent Somers, 6-0: guard Bart Wade, 6-2 forward Ed Dyke, 6-1 forward Udell Foster, 6-2 forward Mark Qualyle, ..and 6-0 sophomore Coach Carling enters his third season at the Scotties' helm with a.team which could be better than last, year's ballclub; but is hurt by lack of depth which could take its toll if injuries or foul trouble arise. Coach Carling, who is assist-, ed by Mark Gardner and Dan Dean, expects an extremely' tough Region Two race this season, with Viewmont, Layton and Glearfield all battling it out for the title and Ogden much improved over last season. Throw .in Ben Lomond and Bountiful, and you've go.t the makings of a tight six-team dogfight which could. go right down to the. wire for the league's four state tournament berths. :. ' Coach Carling doesn't figure any team to run awav with the league crown, and he's, hopeful that his Scotties can improve on last year's record. After all, -~'"" u "there," it once you've been would be nice to

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  1. The Ogden Standard-Examiner,
  2. 01 Dec 1976, Wed,
  3. Page 34

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