Slagter to play in All-Star Series
Two Noahs from the Tribune-area teams will be among 40 of the state's outstanding senior boys basketball players competing in the 36th annual Minnesota High School All-Star Basketball Series.
Willmar's Noah Slagter will play for the Gold team while Hancock's Noah Kannegiesser will play for the Maroon team.
Doubleheaders are Friday, April 6 at Halenbeck Hall at St. Cloud State University, and Saturday, April 7 at Leonard Center at Macalester College in St. Paul.
Friday's event will be tipped off by a contest between the Blue and Green teams at 7 p.m. The Gold and Maroon teams will culminate the evening's activities with an 8:45 p.m. contest.
Saturday's schedule will include games at 2 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. A dunking exhibition will precede each of the games and a half-time 3-point shooting contest will take place on both dates.
Tickets at the door are $8 for adults and $6 for senior citizens and students (5 & under are free).
Selections were made from nominations provided by each athlete's coach and includes athletes who are available and have committed to participate in the event.
Minnesota High School
All-Star Basketball Series
Coach: John Moore, Benilde-St. Margaret's
Assistant Coach: Michael Swann, Benilde-St. Margaret's
Sy Chatman, Cretin-Derham Hall
Joe Dunn, Benilde-St. Margaret's
Joe Hedstrom, Hopkins
Gabe Kalscheur, Mpls. DeLaSalle
Trever Kaiser, Dassel-Cokato
Noah Kannegiesser, Hancock
Cody Landwehr, Sauk Rapids-Rice
Anders Nelson, Edina
Nate Seelye, Grand Rapids
Brevyn Spann-Ford, St. Cloud Tech
Coach: Todd Henrickson, Barnesville
Assistant Coach: Tracy Hinsz, Barnesville
Anthony Davis, Hopkins
Duoth Gach, Austin
Owen King, Caledonia
Luke Martens, Apple Valley
Beijan Newbern, Maranatha Academy
Daniel Oturu, Cretin-Derham Hall
Mitchell Plombon, St. Cloud Cathedral
Nathan Rund, Fergus Falls
Noah Slagter, Willmar
Ethan Youso, Virginia
Coach: Mark Tuchscherer, Champlin Park
Assistant Coach: Matt Hoelz, Champlin Park
Damani Hayes, Mankato East
Michael Jones, Woodbury
Marc Kjos, Lake City
Trey Lance, Marshall
Ryan Larson- Cretin-Derham Hall
Jarvis Omersa, Orono
Jake Phipps, Anoka
Josiah Strong, Champlin Park
Zach Theisen, Osseo
Odell Wilson, Mpls. North
Coach: Tim Staloch, Maple Lake
Assistant Coach: Casey Pack, Maple Lake
Justin Balcome, Alexandria
Javonni Bickham, Minnehaha Academy
Jarius Cook, Park Center
Quentin Hardrict, Columbia Heights
Tayler Johnson, Mpls. North
Tyler Lewko, Lakeville North
Nolan Malo, Owatonna
Michael Schaefer, St. Cloud Cathedral
Eric Tiedman, Jordan
Matt Todd, Monticello