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Posted On: 09/28/20 2:00 PM

It’s never too early for too-early-season. With fall sports and school underway, it’s only a matter of time before the winter sports season is upon us. 

With that in mind, here’s a look at some of the top forwards in the small schools in Section 6

Josh Streit, Eden Valley-Watkins

This one is obvious as Streit has developed into one of the best overall players in Minnesota’s 2021 class. He’s capable of dominating a game without taking a shot, as he’s an anchor on the defensive end of the floor, and can control the paint on both ends. His defense and activity levels are still his strong points, but his offensive skill has developed quite nicely. He’s a threat at the 3-point line with a soft touch from anywhere inside the arc and he’s got enough ball skill to create his own shot in short areas. 

Matt ThompsonMattThompson6'6" | CHancock | 2022StateMN, Hancock

Thompson busted out in a big way for the Owls this past season, averaging better than 18 points and 13 rebounds, helping Hancock win 20 games. At 6-foot-6, he’s a tough guy to defend because he’s got the quickness and explosiveness

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