REPUBLIC TOURNAMENT 12/1 to 12/6

Hillcrest Nixa Republic Rogers Rogersville

OPPONENT:

Republic Tigers

TIME/DATE:

Possible Saturday Opponent (Final Round)

LOCATION:

At Republic

LAST SEASON:

Carl Junction 51, Republic 49


Key losses to
graduation:

Mitch McHenry
(11.5 ppg)

Ryan Montgomery
(11.1 ppg)

Trenton Lafoon
(3.6 assists)
Republic finished 18-10 in 2007-08, including a hard-to-swallow two-point loss at Carl Junction.  At season's end, the Tigers said good-bye to a deep and talented senior class.  Mitch McHenry departed along with 5'10" Trenton Laffoon, 6'3" Ryan Montgomery, 6'4" Matt Featheringill, 6'3" Cory Dummit, 6'0" William Pearce and 6'2" Blaine Hobbs.  The group combined for 84% of Republic's scoring last season.
 
Brock Argo, now a 6'2" senior, will be the key returnee for the Tigers.  Argo averaged 8.5 points per game and was among team leaders in rebounds and steals.
 
Argo could be joined on the court by a trio of fellow seniors in 6'4" Nathan Hopkins, 6'4" Austin Brashers and 6'2" Nathan Combs.