Posted On: 10/25/20 10:00 AM

The West Fargo Packers were believed to be one of the contenders in the EDC at this time a year ago. That never manifested as the Packers struggled to establish any sort of consistency, ultimately falling a game short of a state tournament berth. Despite losing two multi-year starters, expectations should be high this winter, as West Fargo returns one of the best duos in the EDC. 

Key Returners: Carson HegerleCarsonHegerle6'3" | PGWest Fargo | 2022StateND, Carter BirrenkottCarterBirrenkott6'5" | PFWest Fargo | 2021StateND, Brett LimkeBrettLimke6'1" | PGWest Fargo | 2022StateND

Hegerle and Birrenkott have been key rotation guys for the Packers each of the last two years and head into this year as arguably the top duo in the EDC. 

Hegerle averaged better than 10 points and nearly four assists per game as a sophomore. He’s shown he can impact the game defensively, as his length and athleticism allow him to harass opposing ball-handlers and create transition opportunities. He’s a solid slasher and finisher at the rim. He’s got to take the next step as a perimeter shooter. If he does, he’s got Player-of-the-Year potential. 

Birrenkott averaged 11 points and nearly six rebounds as a junior and he’ll have more space

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