A team that could go from .500 to a state tournament contender in 2017-2018 is the Pioneers of Simon Kenton. The 8th region is up for grabs with the graduation of Dominique Turner and Charles Cochran at Collins and the Pioneers could take the crown. If they do, it will be because of the play of 6’9 Zach Kelch.
Kelch averaged 12.2 points per game while shooting over 60% from the field as a junior. This spring / summer he is playing on the Adidas Gauntlet with Twenty-Two Vision and his play over the first two live periods have landed him his first division one offer from Army.
Continue to monitor Kelch as the summer and his senior year begins. Here is a link to his junior season highlights at Simon Kenton. Zach Kelch Junior Season Highlight