Hayden Tibbits Hayden Tibbits 5'11" | PG Wayzata | 2023 State MN – The five-foot-eleven-inch 2023 guard from Wayzata made a significant impression on the general hoops populace of Minnesota during the state tournament. Averaging nearly 20 points per game…
– The five-foot-eleven-inch 2023 guard from Wayzata made a significant impression on the general hoops populace of Minnesota during the state tournament. Averaging nearly 20 points per game while shooting over 50% from the field, over 40% from beyond 3, and assisting on 3 scores a game, Tibbits was the definite leader of the 2022-23 Class 4A State champs. Tibbits was able to beat his defender multiple times with his quick first-step enabling him separation for clean shots, and at times easy scores.
– The six-foot-nine-inch center was a force in the middle for Minnehaha Academy. Although his quarter finals game versus Maple River was below his average, versus Holy Family and their two Division One big guys, Aligbe scored 20 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and blocked 4 shots. In the title game versus Albany his presence again was known, and if not for an ungracious whistle, the Redhawks might’ve pulled off the victory.
CJ O’Hara was Park Center’s leading scorer for much of the year. Six-foot-four-inch versatile defender on the perimeter with ability to switch at minimum three positions. Park Center plays an almost exclusive man-to-man pressure defense with expectation of everyone to pick it up at all times. His title game line was 21-10-2-2-1.
is a six-foot-six-inch wing that fits the build of 3 and D, high percentage 3-point shooter and versatile, long wing defender. Moves along the perimeter with ease, has some secondary ball handling abilities. In a pinch, will defend close to the basket. Average 16.8 points per game in 2022-23.
is a six-foot-nine-inch forward that has four Division One offers. Isn’t shy to finish above the rim, solid post game. Efficient and quick finisher inside 8 feet. Playing the single big on the floor for Totino-Grace held his own defensively versus true center’s, and would block shots coming over to help often. Averaged 16.4 points per game for 2022-23.
made an impression on the Prep 45 broadcast. His energy plays, and big scoring output versus Stewartville gave DeLaSalle a huge edge. The six-foot-seven-inch forward was an all-conference performer for the Islanders, he can help defend taller opponents and gets out in transition and finishes with authority.
Others in the 2023 class:
– 9 PPG, six-foot-five-inch guard/wing.
– six-foot guard, 13.4 ppg 7.4 apg
The four on a really deep Eastview team,, , , and .