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Witt not the typical E-TC standout

EWEN - When Eli Nordine hit Jake Witt for an alley-oop in a summer league game in 2016, coach Brad Besonen quipped that it was the first in Ewen-Trout Creek history.

Except he really wasn't joking.

Witt has broken the mold of the E-TC standout. For all the great E-TC players, few have been quite like Witt, the 6-foot-7, 240-pound star who has played in the extremely rarified air above the Ewen rims.

"All the other good players we've had, it seems like most of them have all been guards - good shooters, good quickness and just good ball-smart guards like that," Besonen said.

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