All-Herald Boys Basketball Team
Agwa Nywesh, guard, Austin
The senior finished his career with a bang as he averaged 14.7 points, 3.8 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 4.1 steals for the Packers. Nywesh was an Minnesota Basketball Coaches Association Mr. Basketball finalist award and he has committed to play at Division I Idaho State University.
Kaden Thomas, guard, Blooming Prairie
The senior averaged 13.3 points, four rebounds, 4.4 assists and 2.1 steals per game, while shooting 51 percent from the field and 40 percent on three-pointers. Thomas finishes with over 1,000 career points.
Ethan Slaathaug, guard, Hayfield
The junior carried Hayfield’s offensive attack at times as he averaged 22.9 points, 4.6 rebounds, 3.1 assists, and 1.7 steals per game. Slaathaug shot 54 percent from the field and 34 percent from three three-point line and he surpassed the 20-point barrier in his last 11 games. Slaathaug currently sits at 1,184 career points.
Riley Olson, forward, LeRoy-Ostrander
The senior averaged 25.2 points, 9.1 rebounds, 1.3 steals and one block per game for the Cardinals.
Gabe Hagen, center, Blooming Prairie
The senior big man dominated the paint for the Awesome Blossoms as he averaged 15.3 points, 7.8 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 1.7 steals per game and shot 62 percent from the field. Hagen finished with over 1,000 career points.
Okey Okey, guard, Austin
The junior had a knack for being a scorer as he averaged 11.5 points, while shooting 46 percent on three-pointers. Okey averaged three rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.4 steals per game.
Patrick Towey, forward, Hayfield
The senior averaged 12.6 points, four rebounds, 4.4 assists and 2.5 steals per game. Towey shot 35 percent on three-pointers and 71 percent on free throws. Towey finished with 889 career points and 366 career assists, which is the third most in Hayfield history.
Buay Koak, guard, Lyle-Pacelli
The freshman had a breakthrough season as he averaged 19 points, seven rebounds and three blocks per game.
Teyghan Hovland, forward, Austin
The junior averaged 10.5 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.7 steals per game.
Colt Landers, forward, Grand Meadow
The junior averaged 20.3 points, 6.1 rebounds, two assists and one steal per game. Landers shot 43 percent on three-pointers and 74 percent on free throws. Landers is currently the leading scorer in GM boys basketball history.
Karson Vigeland, forward, Blooming Prairie
The senior had his season cut short by an ACL injury, but he played 17 games and averaged 10 points, 5.4 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.4 steals. Vigeland shot 53.4 percent from the field.
Zach Archer, guard, Blooming Prairie
The senior averaged 6.8 points, two assists, 1.5 rebounds and 1.7 steals per game while shooting 44.3 percent on three-pointers, 59 percent from the field and 77 percent on free throws.
Drew Kittelson, forward, Blooming Prairie
The sophomore made big waves down the stretch as he started in the final 11 games of the season for BP. Kittelson averaged 6.8 points, five rebounds and 1.1 assist per game.
Cole Walter, guard, Lyle-Pacelli
The junior averaged 12 points, 5.8 assists, three rebounds and three steals per game.
Jed Nelson, forward, Lyle-Pacelli
The junior averaged 12.5 points and four rebounds per game. Nelson currently has over 1,200 career points.
Zach Bollingberg, forward, Lyle-Pacelli
The junior averaged 10 points, five rebounds and 3.5 assists per game.
Ethan Lane, guard, Grand Meadow
The senior field general for the Superlarks averaged 8.3 points, 5.8 rebounds, five assists and two steals per game.
Dan Boe, guard, Southland
The junior averaged 11 points and 7.5 rebounds per game, while shooting 50 percent from the field.
Matt Mueller, guard, Southland
The senior averaged seven points per game and shot 75 percent on free throws.
Luke Dudycha, center, Hayfield
The senior averaged 13.2 points and 8.8 rebounds per game as he shot 52 percent from the field. Dudycha finishes with 1,058 career points.
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