Team Preview – Decatur Co. Riverside Boys

Coach: Jim Hehe, 7th Year (441-189 overall, 75-84 Riverside)

District: 15-A

2015-16 Finish: 4th in District 15-A, Eliminated in District Tournament

Top Returning Players:  

Daryl McElrath 15 points, 8 rebounds All-District 15A, Jackson Sun All-West TN
Cannon Duke 8.6 points, 3.2 rebounds
Daniel Teague 8.5 points, 6.8 rebounds
Kyle Roach 4.6 points, 4.2 rebounds
Drake Smith
Auston Phillips

2016-17 Breakout Player: Daryl McElrath

Outlook:

Riverside will return 8 players with experience in 2016-17 and will add a solid sophomore and freshmen class that is expected to contribute.  The expectations are high as the Panthers hope to compete with Middleton and Jackson Christian for the top spot of District 15A.

Coach Hehe says it will be a great season if: 

“We can stay healthy and focus more on defense than last season.”

Coach Hehe says it will be a tough season if: 

“Key players miss games to injuries. Last season we didn’t have 2 players the whole season due to injuries and missed another player a few games.”

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