The Valmeyer Pirates have four starters back from the 14-14 overall, 7-3 conference club, that also had a successful boy's baseball run a year ago.

Some of the same kids played both for the school and head coach Rick Crossin happens to also have the top four scorers back from the hoops team that lost to Okawville in the regional semifinals last season in the regional held at Valmeyer,

Six-foot-three senior guard Mike Chism led the Pirates with 19.1 points a night while Owen Miller, a 6-foot-3 senior forward, added 11.5 points a game.

Philip Reinhardt is a 5-foot-10 sophmore who started as a freshman a season ago and tossed in 9.1 points per outing.

Senior Cole Juelfs, a 5-foot-10 guard, added 8.1 p.p.g.

No other information was available from the coach.

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