Blake Dalluge 6'1" | SG | 2024 Rogers | Minnesota Comets Elite Blake Dalluge is a six-foot-foot-one inch guard from Rogers and played last year with the Minnesota Comets. Dalluge caught my eye last summer playing for the Comets at…
Blake Dalluge is a six-foot-foot-one inch guard from Rogers and played last year with the Minnesota Comets. Dalluge caught my eye last summer playing for the Comets at the Comets GPA tournament. His up-tempo, aggressive style seemed to suit his team well. Versus Champlin Park he knocked down 4 3-pointers on his way to scoring 26 points, and just 2 days prior scored 22 points versus Centennial, a game he made 3 3-pointers. Dalluge did a good job moving without the ball, spotting up and taking advantage of his opportunities for the Royals. Over 5 games Dalluge has made 16 3-pointers so far.
The six-foot-two-inch Junior Tameron Ferguson Tameron Ferguson 6’1″ | PG St. Cloud Tech | 2024 State MN over 2 games has scored 52 points, racked up 14 assists, grabbed 8 rebounds, secured 9 steals and blocked 2 shots. Ferguson is leading a young St. Cloud Tech team and pushing them at the lead guard spot. Ferguson has ability to create off the dribble, his own shot and others. This ability opens lots of passing lanes by the sheer attention he draws, and he’s a very capable of facilitating between the openings.
Seth Newbern Seth Newbern 6’2″ | PG Robbinsdale Armstrong | 2024 State MN is a six-foot-two-inch guard from Armstrong high school. Over the course of his first three games Newbern has scored 50 points in three wins. He’s also averaging 6 rebounds, 4 assists and almost 3 steals per contest. The athletic guard really gets after opponents when on defense where turnovers he creates leads to fastbreak dunks or breakaways for his team. With not many defenders that can stay in front on Newbern, he naturally attacks the rim and finishes lay-ups at a higher than average rate.
Elonzo Simmons is a five-foot-eleven-inch guard out of South St. Paul. Elonzo, or Zo, is a quick, speedy guard that is on the attack often. Over 2 games to start, he’s scored 54 points for SSP, and versus Como 8 points came off steals and fastbreak lay-ups.
Gavin Pendergast Gavin Pendergast 6’4″ | PG South St. Paul | 2024 State MN is a six-foot-four-inch wing from South St. Paul. Pendergast is the definition of floor stretcher with his jump shooting. Opening game Pendergast knocked down four 3-pointers while making a couple mid-rangers on his way to 25 point output. This season at SSP Pendergast is displaying so far he’s not just a shooter, but solid facilitator for his team notching 6 assists in their 91-54 win over Como Park.
Saturday the Breakdown Tip-Off Classic Kole Hanson Kole Hanson 6’2″ | PG Holy Family | 2024 State MN led Holy Family with 27 points in a 3-point shootout with PEM. On Tuesday versus GSL, Hanson poured in another 29 points. The six-foot-two-inch Junior has really given Holy Family a different look on the perimeter. With his quick shot release, ability to utilize screeners like his 2 D1 bigs, and really get after opponents, Hanson is pushing Holy Family to potential new heights this season.
Versus Fairmont the six-foot-three-inch wing from New Ulm put up 30 points, grabbed 7 rebounds, assisted twice, and managed to snag 2 steals in a 71-63 win. A few days prior he scored 29 points in a victory over Jordan. The similarity to the 2 games, Colton Benson Colton Benson 6’3″ | PF New Ulm | 2024 State MN made 6 3-pointers in each game. Against Fairmont he hit four on them catch and shoot spot-ups. Two others off the dribble, one heavily contested step-back.