The Vikings (3-2) have claimed three consecutive sectional titles, and a regional championship in 2020 after Madden 22 coins head coach Terry Bales took over the team in 2017-18. Before Bales Blue River's most recent sectional title was from 1984-85.
Bales had started the season with a 72-30 record in the last two seasons, with his 22-4 (9-0 in the Mid Eastern Conference) mark being his highest-scoring season to date. The Vikings had two key players to Mallory Cross and Abby Thornburgh from the group, however it was Bales' team was tasked this season to replace their 14.5 point average, 6.8 rebounds and 5.4 assist per game.
But Blue River still has senior center Ally Madden, one of the best inside players in the region Sharpshooting junior Maci Chamberlin and plenty of base around them that will make another successful tournament.
Although four consecutive sectional titles would break the school's record, the Vikings have many steps to take towards becoming a clear postseason team.
"I do not know, because there is still room for growth. I'd like to see us grow into a team that's capable of doing this. I don't believe we're quite there yet," Bales said of the possibility of winning being able to win a sectional championship. "We've to work on learning effectively defend ... make sure not to commit the mistakes that aren't forced. We've got some retraining to work on, and certainly (a the sectional titles) is where we hope to be."
Although four consecutive sectional titles would set a school record, it's clear that the Vikings still have a long way to buy Mut 22 coins go toward being a definite postseason potential contender.