Boys Basketball: Can Humphreys duplicate a perfect season?

Junior Collin Metcalf has the burden of becoming the third sibling in his family to fill the shoes of the pillar in the center of it all. In Collin's case, filling the shoes of three-time Far East MVP Quintin Metcalf, now on the roster at St. Bonaventure (N.Y.). LILY AUSTINSON/SPECIAL TO STRIPES
Junior Collin Metcalf has the burden of becoming the third sibling in his family to fill the shoes of the pillar in the center of it all. In Collin's case, filling the shoes of three-time Far East MVP Quintin Metcalf, now on the roster at St. Bonaventure (N.Y.). LILY AUSTINSON/SPECIAL TO STRIPES

Boys Basketball: Can Humphreys duplicate a perfect season?

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

After winning all 33 games and a school-first Far East Division I boys basketball title, the question is: Can Humphreys do it all again?

Key to the Blackhawks’ fortunes, coach Ron Merriwether says, is trying to ensure that his charges keep their perspective, gain the maturity needed to move forward and, most importantly, keep their egos in check.

“First thing is to make sure my players don’t have a huge head,” Merriwether said “My main concern is building the maturity that’s needed to weather the storm throughout the season. That’s where most of my challenge lies. We have new pieces.”

J.B. Pope, a three-point specialist for Daegu last year, this season will shoot those baseline distance shots for the Blackhawks. Myles Johnson transfers to Humphreys from Barksdale Air Force Base, La. Plus, there are some move-ups from the Blackhawks’ junior varsity squad.

Read more at: https://www.stripes.com/1.609850

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