Posted On: 04/13/19 8:48 PM

An expanded Comets Shootout field means better competition in the early rounds and today Prep Hoops was privy to an excellent day of basketball.  Here are the Saturday standouts. 


Minnesota Comets DLR and the Magic Elite each threw out ten guys for their first time playing together and at times it was a slow, ugly process. As the first round game moved from half one to tow, the basketball was to the excitement level that we expect for 17U.

With the score tied at 65 the Comets had the ball with a chance to win. Seven seconds showed on the clock and Emmett Johnson (a 2022 point guard from Holy Angels playing up two levels) got his defender leaning one way and attack the other for a contested game winner. In a long battle of future seniors it was the youngest player on the floor that made the play of the game.

Player of the Game

Johnson made the game winner but down the stretch it was six-foot Shakopee senior-to-be Caleb Druvenga that carried his team to the final play. Caleb missed only one shot all game and his late foul shots and attack kept the Magic at arm’s

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