Posted On: 08/24/20 4:00 PM

The grassroots season has come and gone. While everything about the experience was different, there were still standout players and exciting moments throughout every weekend. 

Here are some of the top 16U forwards from the summer:

Sam ZilmerSamZilmer6'4" | SFRockford | 2022StateMN, MN Heat Grow

Zilmer looks ready to take on a significant role as an upperclassman with Rockford, as he was terrific on the summer circuit for Heat Grow. He’s 6-foot-3 or so with solid handles, the ability to beat defenders off the dribble and make plays in traffic while also threatening defenses from the 3-point line. He scored in a lot of ways consistently during the summer and showed he can contribute on the defensive end of the floor, using his length to swallow up smaller ballhandlers. 

Justin WohlersJustinWohlers6'5" | SGLake City | 2022StateMN, MN Lightning Ellerbusch

Wohlers has been a role player for Lake City each of the last two years and excelled. He looks like he’s ready to take a monumental leap as an upperclassman judging by how he played this summer. He’s gotten bigger and stronger, and it shows as he is routinely putting the ball on the floor and beating people

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