Posted On: 02/26/20 2:00 PM

The Playoffs are right around the corner. With small-school section tournaments set to begin in the next few weeks, it’s time to turn our attention to the postseason.

Section 4AA opened up in a big way when the sections and classes reorganized last spring and Minnehaha moved up to Class AAA. With the Redhawks out of the section, teams went into the season with a new sense of life and an opportunity to contend. Thus far, one team has jumped right into that chair and dominated, while several others appear poised to make extended runs. 

Favorite: St. Croix Prep

The Lions went into the season with some excitement and hype thanks to the combination of Minnehaha moving up and a great returning core of players. That hype has been realized in a big way, as St. Croix Prep is undefeated through the first 24 games and ranked in the top-five in the state. 

Addison Metcalf and Dan McCarrell form a dynamic duo, combining to average more than 35 points per game. Metcalf is an athletic swingman who can get into the paint, score in transition, knock down shots a little

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