Posted On: 09/11/19 2:30 PM

Bowen Born, Xavier Foster (Foster photo credit: Matt Bain, DM Register)

Preseason Players of the Year: 2020 Bowen Born, Norwalk & 2020 Xavier Foster, Oskaloosa

Is it a cop out to not pick one of the two? Perhaps. But there is no player in the state who makes a bigger impact on the offensive end of the floor than Born, and no player who makes a bigger defensive impact than Foster. These are the two best players in the state right now, and Little Hawkeye fans are lucky (or unlucky if you're a fan of the other teams in the league) to have them around. 


First Team

2020 Bowen Born, Norwalk (27.8 points, 3.0 rebounds, 3.8 assists, 1.9 steals, 79 3PM)

The future Northern Iowa scoring guard is the best offensive player in the state, and the biggest reason we have Norwalk ranked #1 to open the year in 3A. He's the league's leading returnee in scoring, assists, steals and made 3-pointers, and the skilled lefty is a threat to average north of 30 a game this year for the Warriors. 

2020 Xavier

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