Wildcats News · The Catalyst – Rebuilding the Wildcats

By Dalys Beanum, Staff Writer
November 20, 2018

Photo by Ashleigh Shafer

This upcoming 2018-19 Millard West varsity Boys Basketball team is looking for a rebound after a rough 12-12 record last year. This season the basketball team has no returning starters and only two seniors to help lead the team.

Making varsity as a freshman is a very hard task to do, but having playing time in the big varsity games is very rare to see. Peyton Buscher is a three year varsity player for the Millard West basketball team, and will be looked to as a leader for the team that is mainly composed of juniors. Buscher’s basketball career took off his freshman year when he made the varsity team. During his sophomore campaign, he continued down the varsity path. He is now planning to be a vital leader on the team.

“I know that since we are a young team a lot of opposing teams are going to sleep on us,” Buscher said. “I think we will surprise a bunch of other schools and make a name for ourselves this season.”

This past season, the JV team finished with a fantastic 18-2 record, the team was full of sophomores who are looking to make a splash to the varsity court this year. Junior guard Nathan Glantz…