Posted On: 03/19/21 4:21 PM

With section playoffs now in full swing across the state, I’ll take a look at some of the x-factor players to keep an eye on in the metro area on Saturday! These aren’t necessarily a team’s star player, but they’ll play a key role for their teams in hopes of advancing in the playoffs.

Theo Liu Theo Liu 6'3" | SF Blake School | 2022 State MN (6’4 2022 W, Blake)- It’s not every day you’ll run into a 6’10 player in Class AA, but that’s exactly what Blake will be tasked with on Saturday as they take on Holy Family. As Blake’s longest player, Theo could play a key role defensively in trying to slow him down. His agility, length, and effort will be imporant in that aspect. On the offensive end he’s capable of scoring in bunches, and in a variety of ways as well. He runs the floor with or without the ball, can attack off the dribble from the wing, hit the three, or pull-up from mid-range. A 14.6 ppg scorer who’s been playing at a high level over the last few games for Blake.

Benard Omooria Benard Omooria 6'1" | PG Osseo | 2022 State MN (6’1 2022 PG, Osseo)- In an Osseo vs Spring Lake Park matchup that looks to be one of

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