On January 14, 2023 at Minnehaha Academy High School 10 teams are set to squad off in the 8th Annual Southside Super Showcase. Minnehaha Academy, Minneapolis South and Washburn, Mahtomedi, Armstrong, Bloomington Jefferson, Columbia Heights, Stewartville, Byron and Holy Family.…
On January 14, 2023 at Minnehaha Academy High School 10 teams are set to squad off in the 8th Annual Southside Super Showcase. Minnehaha Academy, Minneapolis South and Washburn, Mahtomedi, Armstrong, Bloomington Jefferson, Columbia Heights, Stewartville, Byron and Holy Family. Games start at 1:30PM and the last game is schedule for 7:30 PM.
Minneapolis South vs Holy Family
Holy Family enters this game 8-1, and features two Division One Senior 2023 committed big guys, Boden Kapke Boden Kapke 6'11" | C Holy Family | 2023 State #153 Nation MN and Collin Mulholland Collin Mulholland 6'10" | C Holy Family | 2023 State MN . At guard that have Prep Hoops top 40 ranked Kole Hanson Kole Hanson 6'2" | PG Holy Family | 2024 State MN and feature two other Seniors Braylon Cummings Braylon Cummings 6'2" | SG Holy Family | 2023 State MN and Michael Richlsen. Those five are averaging 71.6 points-per-game with Hanson averaging 23 so far.
Minneapolis South has started the year a little more rough. They are 2-8 coming off a recent loss to Washburn. They are led by a pair of Junior guards, Poet Davis Poet Davis 5'11" | SG Minneapolis South | 2024 State MN and James Underwood.
Minneapolis Washburn vs Byron
Minneapolis Washburn is off to an 4-10 start, but they’ve won two straight this week. Washburn is led by 2024 forward Kyle Jorgensen Kyle Jorgensen 6'8" | C Minneapolis Washburn | 2024 State MN who is averaging nearly 23 points per game, 14 rebounds and blocking 2 shots per contest. The six-foot-nine-inch Junior is a massive young man in the middle. Also contributing to the Millers offense is Blake Bergren Blake Bergren 6'4" | CG Washburn | 2024 MN , a six-foot-four-inch 2024 guard.
For Byron, they are 6-6, 500. The Bears are led by three players, Tyler Connelly Tyler Connelly 6'1" | PG Byron | 2024 State MN , Caleb Christenson, and Max Dearborn Max Dearborn 6'4" | SF Byron | 2025 State MN . Connelly and Christenson are a pair six-foot-one-inch guard that lead the Bears attack. Max Dearborn Max Dearborn 6'4" | SF Byron | 2025 State MN is a six-foot-four-inch 2025 sophomore forward with a nice shooting stroke.
Columbia Heights vs Stewartville
After years of having the same core 3 or 4 players together, Columbia Heights is a new bunch. They are 4-5 coming into this match-up with Stewartville. Led by newcomer 2024 guard Randy McClendon and 2024 point guard Jency Davis Jency Davis 5'9" | PG Columbia Heights | 2024 State MN . McClendon had a season high 42 point output versus Saint Anthony while Davis is speedy five-foot-seven-inch guard. Boona Morke is a six-foot-six-inch forward that offers length to the Columbia Heights front line.
Stewartville is coming into this game at at 7-3 being led by Henry Tschetter Henry Tschetter 6'3" | SG Stewartville | 2024 State MN , Tegan Malone, Parker Wangen Parker Wangen 6'4" | PF Stewartville | 2025 State MN , and Caleb Bancroft Caleb Bancroft 6'7" | PF Stewartville | 2025 State MN . Tschetter 2024 quick, six-foot-four-inch guard leading the charge. Wangen and Bancroft are two 2025 sophomores that offer a little more inside presence for Stewartville.
Bloomington Jefferson vs Robinsdale Armstrong
Bloomington Jefferson features the highest ranked prospect in the Southside Showcase, six-foot-two-inch point guard Daniel Freitag Daniel Freitag 6'1" | PG Bloomington Jefferson | 2024 State #76 Nation MN . Freitag has offers from Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Baylor and he’s coming into the game averaging 31 points per game. He’s backed up by 2025 guard Marcus Horton and a pair of Senior’s, Reece Washington and Gavin Luick.
Armstrong is led by 2024 guard Seth Newbern Seth Newbern 6'2" | PG Robbinsdale Armstrong | 2024 State MN , and flanked by 2025 guard Desmond Ware Desmond Ware 5'10" | PG Robbinsdale Armstrong | 2025 State MN . Newbern is leading the Falcons in scoring at 17 points per game followed by solid outside shooter, 2023 Senior Owen Skram Owen Skram 6'5" | PF Robbinsdale Armstrong | 2023 State MN . 2023 Senior guard Leroy Barnes Leroy Barnes 6'2" | PG Robbinsdale Armstrong | 2023 State MN adds depth to the Falcons.
Minnehaha Academy vs Mahtomedi
Minnehaha Academy is led by two dynamic under six-foot guards, Jerome Williams and Lorenzo Levy Lorenzo Levy 5'10" | PG Minnehaha Academy | 2024 State MN while they have emerging forward Rolyns Aligbe Rolyns Aligbe 6'7" | PF Minnehaha Academy | 2023 State MN . Williams is a quick, good spot-up outside shooter, and Levy, quick, hard nosed guard. Aligbe offers Minnehaha not just points (16 per game), but rebounds (8.5 per game) and blocks (2.8 per game).
Mahtomedi is the opposite at guard compared to Minnehaha. They start 2, Will Underwood Will Underwood 6'3" | PG Mahtomedi | 2023 State MN and Owen Carlson Owen Carlson 6'2" | PG Mahtomedi | 2023 State MN . Underwood is six-foot-one-inch Senior and Carlson is six-foot-four-inch Senior. They combine to score 43.7 points-per-game. Along with Cole Armitage Cole Armitage 6'1" | CG Mahtomedi | 2023 State MN (13.7 ppg) and AJ McCleery (9 ppg) Mahtomedi has potent offense.