Posted On: 04/15/21 5:57 PM

Every team needs the straw that not only stirs the drink but mixes it up and throughout his career, that’s what Baydon Kullowatz Baydon Kullowatz 6'5" | PF Sherwood | 2022 State OR has been. You’ll constantly find the energetic 6-foot-5, 195-pound forward from Sherwood around the ball all the time and he’ll do whatever it takes physically to get the job done. His physical presence was key for Elite 24 this past weekend as he helped the team capture the tournament title.

"It was a great experience," Kullowatz said. "I played with both (Elite 24) teams this weekend so I was able to get into a lot of games and it was great getting play with Mack (Wall) and Samaje (Morgan). Playing with point guards like Samaje and Leo Sewell Leo Sewell 5'9" | CG Wilson | 2022 State OR out of Wilson - those are my guys now. It was good to be a part of that team win."

While Elite 24 certainly had height along their frontline - three starters all stand 6-foot-6 or taller - they needed additional muscle and that’s exactly what Kullowatz provided off of the bench. He was a physical defender against opposing post players and his energy was infectious.

"Samaje was saying that I was his ’hype’ man

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