Region 2

Cavalier

2018-19 record: 14-8, eliminated in quarterfinal round of Region 2 tournament.

Top returners: Sr. Andre Carrier (all-region, 15.3 ppg, 11 rpg, 3.2 bpg), sr. Colton Ratchenski (4.4 ppg), sr. Colby Thorlakson (3.5 ppg, 2.7 rpg), jr. Brodie Cluchie (2.7 ppg), jr. Brannin Cleem, soph. Brysen Cleem.

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Drayton/Valley-Edinburg

2018-19 record: 4-17, eliminated in play-in round of Region 2 tournament.

Top returners: Sr. Brendan Durand (5.4 ppg, 4.5 rpg), jr. Tyson Backer (10.2 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 3 apg), jr. Gage Pollestad (9.4 ppg, 5.7 rpg), jr. Alex Swanson (2 ppg), sr. Tyler Jackson, sr. Dylan Feltman.

Finley-Sharon/H-P

2018-19 record: 0-21, eliminated in play-in round of Region 2 tournament.

Top returners: Sr. Tate Zerface (8.3 ppg, 5.7 rpg), jr. Owen Zerface (12.6 ppg, 3.1 rpg, 2.5 spg).

Grafton

2018-19 record: 19-5, third in Region 2 tournament.

Top returners: Jr. Brandon Albrecht (6.3 ppg), jr. Stevan Garza (7 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 4.5 rpg, 2.2 spg), jr. Justin Garza (3.9 ppg, 3 rpg).

Griggs Co. Central

2018-19 record: 4-17, eliminated in play-in round of Region 2 tournament.

Top returners: Jr. Hunter Gronneberg (14.9 ppg, 3.3 rpg), jr. Jonah Ringstad (7.2 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 4.2 apg), jr. Tanner Haugen (12.1 ppg, 6 rpg), jr. Tavon Stadler (3.6 ppg, 3.4 rpg).

Hatton-Northwood

2018-19 record: 17-8, fourth in Region 2 tournament.

Top returners: Sr. Avery Thorsgard (all-region, 13.1 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 4.2 apg, 2.2 spg), sr. Alex Wolfe (13.1 ppg, 6.6 rpg), sr. Parker Vaagene (5.9 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 4.3 apg), sr. Brett Foss (4.1 ppg, 2.7 rpg), jr. Colton Konschak (all-region, 14 ppg, 4.9 rpg, 2.5 apg, 1.1 bpg), soph. Kelby Azure (9.8 ppg, 4.8 rpg), jr. Carter Myron.

Hillsboro-Central Valley

2018-19 record: 20-4, lost 59-53 to Thompson in Region 2 tournament championship.

Top returners: Sr. Carson Henningsgard (all-state, all-region, 20.9 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 7 apg, 3.8 spg), sr. Landen Reed (all-region, 12.2 ppg, 6.1 rpg, 2.1 apg), sr. Patrick Limke (10.4 ppg, 7.3 rpg, 2.2 spg), sr. Oscar Benson (4.6 ppg), jr. Sam Preston (4.5 ppg, 3.3 rpg).

Larimore

2018-19 record: 16-6, eliminated in quarterfinal round of Region 2 tournament.

Top returners: Sr. Jacob Schempp (10.6 pp, 3 rpg, 4.8 apg), jr. Ryan Sletten (13.1 ppg, 2.8 rpg), jr. Allen Farrell (1.5 ppg), sr. Rex Ritterman (2.4 ppg).

Mayville-Portland-CG

2018-19 record: 5-16, eliminated in play-in round of Region 2 tournament.

Top returners: Jr. Logan Vaagene (5.9 ppg, 2.1 rpg), jr. Jordan Evans (2.5 ppg, 5.1 rpg), sr. Dylan Huard (1.2 ppg).

Midway-Minto

2018-19 record: 8-14, eliminated in play-in round of Region 2 tournament.

Top returners: Jr. Seth Robinson (7.9 ppg, 3 rpg, 3 apg), jr. William Schuster (7.3 ppg), jr. Jamison Irwin (2.6 ppg).

North Border

2018-19 record: 11-12, eliminated in quarterfinal round of Region 2 tournament.

Top returners: Sr. Matt Greendahl (all-region, 18.7 ppg, 8 rpg, 2.9 apg), sr. Jacob Johnson (6 ppg, 6 rpg), jr. Jaden Lee (10 ppg, 5 rpg, 5.1 apg), soph. Jaxen Johnson (6.2 ppg, 5 rpg).

Park River/F-L

2018-19 record: 8-15, eliminated in quarterfinal round of Region 2 tournament.

Top returners: Jr. Sam Hagen (12 ppg, 6 rpg), sr. Jayse Fontaine (7.8 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 2.9 apg).

Thompson

2018-19 record: 26-1, beat Hillsboro-Central Valley 59-53 in Region 2 championship. The Tommies went on to win the Class B state title.

Top returners: Sr. Clay Odenbach (8 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 1.2 bpg), sr. Chance Danner (6.9 ppg, 7.3 rpg), sr. Jacob Dick (5 ppg, 2.5 rpg, 2.9 apg), sr. Pierce Cooper (5.1 ppg, 2.7 rpg).

Region 4

Benson County

2018-19 record: 12-11, eliminated in quarterfinal round of Region 4 tournament.

Top returners: Sr. Carter Tandeski (all-district, 13.7 ppg, 9.1 rpg, 2 spg, 4.8 apg), sr. Kadin Neppl (12.2 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 2.1 apg), sr. Gunnar Hagen (4.8 ppg, 3 rpg), jr. Blayne Anderson (11.3 ppg, 5.5 rpg)

Dakota Prairie

2018-19 record: 15-8, eliminated in quarterfinal round of Region 4 tournament.

Top returners: Sr. Tyler Loe (all-region, all-district, 20.9 ppg, 5.7 rpg, 4.7 apg), sr. Bryce Trenda (12.3 ppg, 9 rpg, 2.5 apg), sr. Jake Avdem (all-district, 14.2 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 2.8 apg), sr. Parker Frederick (all-district, 13.5 ppg, 6.3 rpg), soph. Cade Stein (4.3 ppg, 3 rpg), sr. Dalton Hassel (2.2 ppg, 3 rpg).

Four Winds-Minn.

2018-19 record: 20-4, lost 58-53 to New Rockford-Sheyenne in Region 4 championship game.

Top returners: Sr. Doug Yankton (all-state, all-region, all-district, 16.2 ppg, 8.7 rpg, 4.1 apg, 2.4 spg), jr. Bronson Walter (all-district, 12.3 ppg, 6.7 rpg, 3.2 bpg), soph. Jayden Yankton (all-district, 11.4 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 2.1 spg), jr. JaeShaun Shaw (all-district, 9.1 ppg, 3.1 apg, 2.5 rpg), jr. Keldon Keja (1.5 ppg), sr. Roger Yankton (1.4 ppg, 2.3 rpg), jr. Caelen Lohnes (2.5 ppg).

Lakota

2018-19 record: 2-16, eliminated in loser-out, region-qualifier round of District 7 tournament.

Top returners: Sr. Jackson Neidlinger (all-district, 18.2 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 2.7 apg), sr. Jon Haman (9.3 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 4.2 apg, 2 spg), sr. Jesse Neidlinger (3.6 ppg, 2.2 rpg, 3.5 apg), jr. Cole Hendrickson (5.2 ppg, 6 rpg), jr. Brandon Morten (2.4 ppg, 2.2 rpg), jr. Brandt Ferguson (2.4 ppg, 6.6 rpg).

Langdon-Edm.-Munich

2018-19 record: 12-9, eliminated in quarterfinal round of Region 4 tournament.

Top returners: Jr. Simon Romfo (all-district, 13 ppg, 5.6 rpg, 4.3 apg, 2.5 spg), jr. Grant Romfo (all-district, 12.9 ppg, 6 rpg, 3 apg), sr. Jackson Delvo (all-district, 11.6 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 2.2 apg), sr. Ordale Morstad (6.4 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 2.6 apg), sr. Sean Gette (4.8 ppg, 3.6 rpg), sr. Blaine Perry (4.7 ppg, 2 rpg), jr. Jagger Worley (1.9 ppg).

North Star

2018-19 record: 7-14, eliminated in loser-out, region-qualifier round of District 8 tournament.

Top returners: Jr. Hayden Hagler (3.8 ppg, 3.6 rpg), jr. Thomas Nikolaisen (3.7 ppg), jr. Caleb Svir (3.9 ppg, 2.4 rpg), jr. Ben Wagenman (2.3 ppg).

Rolette-Wolford

2018-19 record: 1-20, eliminated in loser-out, region-qualifier round of District 8 tournament.

Top returners: Sr. Connor Beck (4.8 ppg), sr. Cody Yoder (2.8 ppg), soph. Tyrel Yoder (2.6 ppg, 2.2 rpg).

Rolla

2018-19 record: 9-14, eliminated in quarterfinal round of Region 4 tournament.

Top returners: Jr. Xavier Mitchell (7.7 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 2.6 spg), fr. Mitchell Leas (5.8 ppg).

St. John

2018-19 record: 15-10, third in Region 4 tournament.

Top returners: Sr. Zack Anderson (all-district, 15.3 ppg, 3.6 rpg), sr. Bradley Defender (all-region, all-district, 14.6 ppg, 6.7 rpg, 3.1 apg, 2 spg), sr. Tyreece Gunville (11.6 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 3.4 apg), sr. Adam Jollie (all-district, 7.9 ppg, 5 rpg, 3.4 apg, 2.9 spg), jr. Michael Dunn (9.7 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 3.3 apg).

Compiled by Greg DeVillers