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AOTW: Slade Dill

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Athlete of the Week: Slade Dill of the Dietrich Blue Devils Video: AOTW: Slade Dill
Athlete of the Week: Slade Dill of the Dietrich Blue Devils Mon, 12 Mar 2018 04:42:56 +0000 AOTW: Slade Dill Athlete of the Week: Slade Dill of the Dietrich Blue Devils KMVT CBS 11 morgan>> 2 2 standing at six-foot-seven it's hard to miss slade dill...add to that his impressive basketball skills and the dietrich blue devils have themselves an impact athlete...making him our athlete of the week... 2 the dietrich blue devils finished their season undefeated in conference play which helped them get to the 1-a d-2 state tournament. 2 the blue devil's only two losses came in the state tournament where they would bring home a third place trophy and finish the year with a 24-2 overall record. 2 "i think the only people who really thought we were going to be very good was the coaching staff" 2 a huge contributor to deirtich's success was senior slade dill. 2 after losing 6 seniors to graduation in 20-17 he had to step up if his team wanted to be successful...and that he did. 2 2 "going through it we all realized we needed to put in even more just because th e teams were getting better and if we didn't step up then we were going to fall short. 2 he finished the season averaging 23 points and 18 rebounds. 2 2 "someone with slade;s capabilities..." 2 slade's hard work on the hardwood during the season has gained him notoriety from around the state. 2 he was selected to play in the 1-a versus 2-a boy's basketball game hosted at shoshone high school. 2 then he played in the district four boy's basketball tournament will all classifications of the magic valley at jerome high school. 2 his third stop on a ásenior victory lapá is up at coeur d'alene where he will play on the region team in the metro versus region game. 2 slade isn't the only dill on the bench. 2 his father wayne is his head coach. 2 the blue devils were thought to be out of the game this season and proved the doubters wrong...but the athletes are so much more than that to their coach.. 2 "...great people." 2 2 post-high school slade plans to serve an l-d-s mission and once that's done he's willing to see if a basketball future could be in his deck of cards, but he then wants to go on to college majoring in bio-medical engineering and make a career out of creating and perfecting prostetic

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