Posted On: 06/3/19 2:55 PM

RIP City/Bloomington Jefferson wing Manny Montgomery led his team this winter and put up 42 points on a top ten 17u squad this weekend. 

Watching players emerge at a tournament like the NHR State Tournament is one of the best parts of watching spring/summer basketball.   Six-foot-4 guard Manny Montgomery shouldn’t be a huge secret as he scored 16 points a game this year in the Metro West Conference for Bloomington Jefferson, a Class AAAA team in Minnesota. That said, this breakout performance at the NHR State should help everybody know who Manny is.

Why? Because Manny Montgomery recorded 42 points for Rip City in a win over the Northern Lakers. That same Northern Lakers team that knocked off Minnesota Fury Zurn two weekends ago (and yes this weekend they had all of their key players). But none of those key players were able to slow Manny from going at the rim on Sunday and scoring 42.

Where did all the points come from? Think about a star with a 42 in the middle (which is what every MLB ballpark has someplace in their stadium actually!).   The five points of the start is where all the production came from leading to

Minnesota All Access Pass

Subscribe to Prep Hoops Minnesota to get access to all premium articles and prospect rankings for as little as $2 per week!