Posted On: 05/14/20 10:55 AM

The Minnesota Lightning grow more and more as a program every year. They have once again put an excellent team together, he is their 17u preview.


Blake HerberBlakeHerber5'11" | PGPlainview/Elgin-Millville | 2021StateMN of PEM (5’11 PG). First things first, I went through the 2021 rankings and did not locate Blake. That was surely a cut and paste error moving him around because I recall evaluating his game this winter checking on video and seeing Blake as one of the quickest lead guards in the state of Minnesota. He’s an outstanding rebounder for his position, Herber is a quality shooter, and he lived at the foul line. We think Blake will have a big 17u season. Herber scored 21.6 points and four assists a game.

Ben HoldenBenHolden6'5" | PFCleveland | 2021StateMN of Cleveland (6’6 C). Holden scored 19 points a game this winter for the Clippers using his back to the basket ability combined with an improved face-up game. Holden’s left shoulder turn is as good as they come plus he has turned into a much better pick and pop player using that soft touch.

Teyghan HovlandTeyghanHovland6'3" | SGAustin | 2021StateMN of Austin (6’3 Wing). Hovland is the do everything player of this group that the

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