2015-16 Faith Lutheran Boys Basketball Capsule


Head coach: Bret Walter, 19th season

2014-15 record: 19-8 (12-2 Sunset, second)

Returning lettermen (starters): Seven (four)

Top players: F Zach Friel (Sr.), G Blake Bell (Sr.), G Jaylen Fox (So.), F Elijah Kothe (So.), G Gary Tharaldson (Sr.), F Bryce Neagle (Sr.)

Outlook: The Crusaders return seven lettermen from a team that finished one game out of first place in the Sunset League.

Bell (11.8 points per game, 3.0 assists per game) is the leading returning scorer.

Also among those expected to contribute are Friel (9.4 ppg, 5.3 rebounds per game), Fox (8.1 ppg, 3.6 apg), Kothe (7.5 ppg, 3.6 rpg), Neagle (5.9 ppg, 5.2 rpg) and Tharaldson (4.8 ppg, 1.9 apg).

The team should compete for a postseason berth.