Posted On: 02/14/19 4:06 PM

When NHR puts together the many post-season honors I want nothing more than to have an All-State Defensive Team. Selecting the group is a massive challenge so today we start brainstorming. 

We start by throwing out an argument…. “who can change a game more, a shot blocker or a ball pressure defender?”

I would argue that the shot blocker changes the game the most.  Especially an agile shot blocker.  If you have watched Minnehaha Academy play you will see how their team can hit the passing lanes heavier and take more chances because the players know that Chet Holmgren is behind them swatting 6-7 shots a game.  In addition to the blocks Holmgren is also contesting several more attempts and forcing play

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