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2015-16 Needles Boys Basketball Capsule


Head coach: Pat Woodburn, second season

2014-15 record: 15-9 (8-8 III Southern, sixth)

Returning lettermen (starters): Eight (four)

Top players: F Trenton Poe-Evans (Sr.), G Derek Wagstaff (Jr.), F Devin Darrow (Sr.), F Victor Ochoa (Jr.), G Michael Chavez (Sr.)

Outlook: After narrowly missing the postseason last year, the Mustangs return four starters.

“We always expect to make it to the state tournament,” Woodburn said. “We realize the league is very competitive. We had a junior varsity team that was 20-0 last year with a couple of players who can possibly make an impact.

“We we have a couple of players who are among the best in the league and a good supporting cast for those two.”

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