As High School teams continue to make their final push towards state we, again, look to highlight a number of performances by MN Fury players.
Chase Knickerbocker - Annandale - After reaching the state tournament last year as a junior Chase is now looking to repeat that success in his final year at Annandale. In a match-up against top seeded St. Cloud Cathedral Knickerbocker willed his team in an OT thriller. Down as much as 16 in the 2nd half, Chase scored 24 of his game high 37 points after halftime in a 61-57 victory.
Evan Sheppard - Minneapolis Washburn - The Millers senior guard continues to lead a balanced attack as they march closer to a state tournament spot. Sheppard contributed 16 points in a 85-75 victory over Benilde St. Margaret. Washburn will face Waconia Thursday night in their next match-up.
Myles Hanson - Chaska - The guard heavy Hawks continue to attack opponents on the perimeter at will. 6'5" sophmore Myles Hanson plays a large role in that. The story was not any different Saturday vs. Prior Lake as Hanson attacked in a variety of ways on way to a game high 29 points in a 75-61 victory.
Oakley Baker - NRHEG - In a tight, back and forth battle with Waseca Baker showed up when his team needed him the most. Down for a large portion of the 2nd half Oakley hit 3's on three straight possessions to knot up the contest. He then took a huge charge, and blocked 2 shots to seal the 59-50 victory. NRHEG will face top seeded Maple River in the section champsionship.
Austin Slater - Wayzata - The Trojans junior class is absolutely loaded this year lead by their 6'8" post. Slater continued to dominate the paint in this sectional match-up against Park Center, chipping in 13 points, as they cruised to a 79-53 victory. Highly ranked Maple Grove await them in the section championship.
Owen Chose - Eden Prairie - After hitting the game winning 3 at the buzzer a week ago, Chose picked up right where he left off in a back and forth battle vs. Robbinsdale Armstrong. Owen would finish the game with 13 points as the Eagles were able to squeak out a 64-62 victory over the Falcons.