Jesse Hall had already proved himself as the area’s top talent during the 2018-19 season.
Only this year, he had to step into Crawfordsville’s go-to-guy role, instead of just the No. 1 scoring option. He had to take on a more leadership role. Prove to people that the Athenians’ 18-7 record during his sophomore season wasn’t a fluke.
Hall steadied his output with 15.7 points and 7.8 rebounds per game, improving the Athenians’ scoring average and helping Crawfordsville to a
Sidney Veatch sat on the sidelines for her entire sophomore basketball season.
She had already budded as a star for the Southmont volleyball team in the fall of 2018, but her potential for the Mountie girls basketball program was unknown. Veatch was itching to return to the hardwood, but once she finally did, what happened very few saw coming.
“During the previous season when I was hurt, sitting and watching during practice and every single game was killing me,” she said.