Posted On: 11/16/20 5:52 PM

Last winter when the Breakdown hosted the Winter Lakes event, Sam VotavaSamVotava6'1" | PGEast Grand Forks | 2021StateMN had the day’s only triple double.  It was a great example of his full season of work.  Today we talked to Sam about his final season.

Sam put together a junior year that included a 26-3 record while Sam averaged 15 points, 7.6 rebounds, 5.7 assists, and 3.8 steals a game.  He was named the conference MVP and at the moment holds the school records for career assists, steals, and games played. 

"Sam is a complete team player who looks to get everybody on the team involved," East Grand Forks Coach John Perkerewicz. 

At some point Votava will jump full swing into basketball but he’s also something else big going on, in addition to the daily workouts. 

"I play football so I am in the middle of that," Sam said.  "I play quarterback. Otherwise just getting into the gym and shooting a couple times a week."

The Wave have won two of five games and will play their next section game this weekend. As for the basketball season, Votava has a pair of starters back with him in Tanner Campos and Ayden Stainbrook so expectations will

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