McCall - Donnelly High School
Conference: 2A Western Idaho Conference
Head Coach: Tim Thomas
Years as Head Coach: 2nd year
Previous Experience: 3 yrs. Boys Head Coach, 5 yrs. Boys Head Coach Las Vegas, NV
Record Last Year: 9-13
State Titles: 1979
Cody Hansen (last year Head Girls Coach @ North Gem)
Who do you have coming back this year?
Brooke Thomas (5’8” Sr. guard)
Lexi Tinney (5’9” So. Guard)
Heather Crawford (6’2” Jr. Post)
Camille Botello (5’11” So. Forward)
Taylor Howell (5’11” Sr. Forward)
Any Returning Players with Honors?
Brooke Thomas WIC All Conference
Do you have any new incoming “impact” players?
Kali Jones (5’8” So. Guard), Taylor Hill (5’9” Jr. Forward), Alix Stanley (5’9” Jr. Forward)
Offensive areas you hope to improve on over last year:
We need to shoot a higher percentage as a team this year.
As a team, what are your defensive strengths?
Quickness of our guards (Brooke & Lexi), size of our baseline players (Heather, Camille, Taylor).
Defensive Areas you hope to improve on over last year:
Match-up zone defense (2-3), Rebounding out of the zone
What are you most excited about in regards to this year’s team?
A fun group of kids to be around. Very intelligent team.
For the fans, what is the must-see game of the year on your schedule?
Grangeville @ McCall (non-league) and New Plymouth @ McCall (WIC league)
What is the ‘X-Factor’ to having success this season as a team?
Will we be able to avoid sickness and injury?
If you could change one rule in high school basketball, what would it be?
Idaho needs a shot clock. I would like to see kids develop end of the shot clock offensive skills. Also creates great play buzzer beating opportunities.