Friday was the first day of the 2019 Sarpy County Shootout. The 15-team, two-day tournament has teams from Omaha, Lincoln and Western Iowa. 

Here are World-Herald correspondent Josh Krause's standouts from the day.

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2020 Omaha Central guard Latrell Wrightsell Jr.

Wrightsell showed that he’s ready to elevate to Omaha Central’s top scoring option. He scored 25 points on 50% shooting in a 65-55 win against Omaha Westside. In a guard-heavy matchup with Omaha Roncalli, Wrightsell poured in 14 points in the first half, finishing with 16 points and seven rebounds.

2021 Millard North wings Hunter Sallis and Saint Thomas

Sallis and Thomas dominated in the open floor for the Mustangs, jumping passing lanes on defense for transition baskets for each other and their teammates. The duo combined for 65 points in their first two games in 75-52 and 58-53 wins over Omaha South and Lincoln Southwest, respectively. Thomas will need to keep playing at a high level with Millard North graduating wings Bret Porter and Mason Jung.

2020 Omaha Roncalli guard Jack Dotzler

Dotzler posted two solid performances against Class A competition. In a 54-32 win over Gretna, the 5-foot-8 guard totaled 16 points, including 3-of-6 from behind the arc, five rebounds and three assists. Against Omaha Central, he scored 14 points and added four assists and four steals.

2021 Lincoln North Star wing Kwat Abdelkarim

Abdelkarim led the Navigators in a win over a short-handed Bellevue West, which is missing John Shanklin, Trey Hepburn and Chucky Hepburn, with 18 points and six rebounds. Abdelkarim made good use of his length in cuts and drives for easy points at the basket.

2020 Gretna forward Ely Doble

Doble will serve as a Swiss Army knife player for the Dragons this season; the 6-foot-5 forward could be seen battling in the paint, handling the ball in the half-court making plays for teammates or spotting up for three all day. Doble’s skill and versatility are his strongest assets, and he put them on full display Friday.

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