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West Fargo’s Brady Heisler charges past Wahpeton’s Carson Zarak during the Tuesday, Jan. 14, basketball game at West Fargo High School. Carrie Snyder / West Fargo Pioneer

Packer boys not surprised by hot start

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Before the season started in mid-December, the fresh-faced Packer boys’ basketball team was projected to finish fourth in the Eastern Dakota Conference.


Almost halfway through the regular season, those that picked against them are eating their words.

The 5-3 Packers (6-1 in the conference, thanks to a blowout victory over Valley City worth two points) are currently tied for first in the conference, largely due to solid defense and a strong rebounding prowess.

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