Scheffley is the floor general for the Class 3A, No. 9 Spartans boys’ basketball team. The senior point guard has helped the Spartans to a 10-6 record. Here is a closer look at Scheffley:

 

Q The best movie you’ve seen in the last year?

A “Sandlot.”

 

Q Three words or phrases your friends or teammates would use to describe you are …

A… witty, fun, and a great chef.

 

Q Three songs you never skip on your iPod are …

A… “Remember These Days” by Kaleem The Dream; “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, and “If I Ain’t Got You” by Alicia Keys.

 

Q How did you get started playing basketball?

A My basketball career started on a Little Tikes hoop in my living room.

 

Q At my first varsity practice, you felt …

A … nervous, but also extremely excited.

 

Q What did you work on most prior to the start of the season?

A My strength, athleticism and outside shooting.

 

Q What is your most memorable moment as a high school athlete?

A Our 88-83 double-overtime victory over Hill-Murray in the Section 4 quarterfinals last year.

 

Q If you could change one thing about high school sports, what would it be?

A I would add a shot clock for basketball.

 

Q Name one sport you wish you could participate in that you don’t?

A If there was a boys’ volleyball team or a bocce ball squad, I would want to play one of those.

 

Q What is the best sports advice you have ever received?

A You may have an off night, but that should never affect your effort.

RON HAGGSTROM