Century High School
Conference: 4A District 5-6 Conference
Head Coach: Chris Shuler
Years as Head Coach: 6
Previous Experience: 2 years assistant at Marsh Valley, 9th year at Century, 3 years as J.V. coach. Beiginning 6th year as head coach.
Record Last Year: 17-8
Kurtis Holt, Quintona Monroe, Meg Fleischmann
Who do you have coming back this year?
Sara Holt (5’6 junior guard)
Rian Rawlings (5’7 sophmore point guard)
Henny Hearn (6’2 junior post)
Lindsey Smoot (5’9 junior wing)
Kylee Casper (6’0 junior post)
Aliea Son (5’6 junior wing)
Any Returning Players with Honors?
Sara Holt #1, Rian Rawlings #2, Henny Hearn #21 (All conference)
Any “Key Players” that you lost from last year?
Katherine Roberts #10. A four year letter player. Katherine had great speed and great rebounding skills along with her senior leadership. Rowan Keller #13. Rowan had great defense and senior leadership.
Do you have any new incoming “impact” players?
Kyleigh Hatch 6’0 Junior Post
Photo By: Steve Conner - #1 Sara Holt
As a team, what are your offensive strengths?
We have a lot of speed and like to get up and down the floor. We like to run our transition game into our offense. Look for us putting up a lot of shots through our transition game.
Offensive areas you hope to improve on over last year:
Our shooting has to improve.
As a team, what are your defensive strengths?
We play an aggressive man to man and we like to get up in your face and jump on teams quickly.
Defensive Areas you hope to improve on over last year:
Our presses have to be better and our rebounding needs to be better.
What are you most excited about in regards to this year’s team?
Most of these girls have been on varsity since they were freshman so this is my 3rd year with them. Most of them have a lot of varsity experience.
For the fans, what is the must-see game of the year on your schedule?
Highland is always a fun one and Poky. They are 2 great teams and we should battle with them all year.
Besides the pay, the fame and the glory, why do you coach high school basketball?
I enjoy watching my team progress in both their individual goals and team goals.
What makes your school the best place to coach for?
We are the Diamondbacks!