Posted On: 06/6/20 12:16 PM

Class D1 takes center stage in our continuing “Unfinished Business” series. Just like before, we’ll be looking at tournament teams from last year that, although they didn’t win the title in 2019, have the talent to make a run at the championship in 2020.

Last November, the Class D1 tournament was characterized by teams not accustomed to losing, as half of the teams in the field entered postseason play with four losses or fewer. The D1 crown ultimately went to Diller-Odell, who reached peak form in Lincoln behind the stellar play of sister duo Addison and Karli HeidemannKarliHeidemann6'1" | OHDiller-Odell | 2023StateNE. The Griffins graduate some key players in 2020 and will have to adjust accordingly, but the Heidemann’s are back. The three teams featured below have what it takes to deny a repeat championship for Diller-Odell and start a new dynasty in Class D1.

 

Pleasanton

Pleasanton’s 2019 Team with Nebraska Head Coach John Cook

Pleasanton was last year’s top seed in the D1 tournament. They earned this placement after a 30-1 regular season, with their only loss being to the eventual Class C2 champions, Grand Island Central Catholic. The

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