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2017 Cimarron-Memorial Boys Volleyball Capsule

CIMARRON-MEMORIAL

Head coach: Sopheap Khuon, first season

2016 record: 6-18 (0-8 Northwest, fifth)

Returning lettermen (starters): Six (two)

Top players: OH Erick Forbush (Sr.), MB Fred Tito (Jr.)

Outlook: Khuon takes over a program that returns only two starters, but is hungry for success.

“I have a group of talented boys and expect them to do very well this season,” Khuon said. “Our goal this year is to make it to playoffs which has not happened since 2009.”

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