Conference Preview

Posted On: 12/21/20 7:10 AM

We’ve all heard the tale of Santa’s reindeer pulling the sleigh. Dasher, Dancer, Comet, Cupid, Prancer, Vixen, Blitzen, Donner, and Rudolph are famous Holiday characters. What if the sleigh was Michigan high school basketball’s sophomore class? Who would pulling the sleigh? Here are my example of 9 juniors leading the way.

See who was pulling the sleigh for the senior and junior classes below:

Pulling The Sleigh – The Seniors

Pulling The Sleigh – The Juniors

Anthony BenardAnthonyBenard6'1" | CGGrosse Pointe South | 2023StateMI (CG, Grosse Pointe South)

Benard has it all, and that’s the type of player we need pulling the sleigh. He has a pretty jumper, but is also a nasty finisher. Benard can run the floor in transition, as well as manufacture looks at the rim in a half court set.

Owen ColpaertOwenColpaert6'1" | SGMacomb Dakota | 2023StateMI (SG, Macomb Dakota)

I want some athleticism pulling the sleigh, so we’ll grab Colpaert. In my opinion, he’s one of the better all around athletes in the class. He can really attack off the wing and make defenses adjust.

Joey DonahueJoeyDonahue6'2" | SFTraverse City St. Francis | 2023StateMI (SF, Traverse City St. Francis)

I want grit and toughness from

Michigan All Access Pass

Subscribe to Prep Hoops Michigan to get access to all premium articles and prospect rankings for as little as $2 per week with an annual subscription!