McDonald set for banner senior season

BALDWIN  —  Deondra McDonald has shown in past seasons what a talented basketball player he can be for Baldwin, especially when it comes to post moves.

But McDonald is looking to have many accomplishments this season.

He’s a senior who put in extensive work during the offseason.

This marks Baldwin’s second week of boys basketball practice and McDonald can’t wait to start the season. It tips off Dec. 5 at Scottville-Mason County Central.

“I did AAU,” he said. “Every day of my summer was basically full of basketball, preparing for it and training,” he said. “I’ve been working on everything to be a better player.”

McDonald expects to be an inside force again this season but don’t undresetimate his outside shot.

“You’ll see a lotiof that this year,” he said. 

McDonald expects to help the Panthers with communicztion and be a leader on the court.

“I’ve normally been able to stay out of fouil trouble,” he said. “Last year was kind of a struggle for me.”

McDonald wants a legue title and more than just a district.

“We want to make one last run at the Breslin,” he said of the Michigan State fieldhouse where the state finals are played.

McDonald is looking at colleges but said he’ll make a decision after high school.