Posted On: 05/9/21 9:03 PM

I spent Sunday morning at the Battles at the Lakes checking out some 15U and 16U action on Courts 4 at Apple Valley High School. Below are some of the standouts from Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa. 


2024 Justin Janssen (Fox Valley Kings/Neenah, WI)

A big-bodied 6-1 wing, Janssen was impressive as a shooter on Sunday morning, knocking down five 3s, showing a quick release and smooth, repeatable stroke. He then used the overly aggressive closeouts to get into the paint and find open teammates for layups or open 3s. He’s a physical wing who also finishes through contact around the rim and contributes on the glass on both ends. He finished with a team-high 17 points in the blowout win. 

2024 Drew Hanzel (Fox Valley Kings/Waunakee, WI)

A thin and rangy 6-2 wing, Hanzel had an impressive early morning performance in Fox Valley’s blowout win over Next Level. He can score from all three levels, impact the game defensively with his length, and he flashed some good court vision and passing abilities. 

2024 AJ Hawzee (Minnesota Magic Premier/Anoka, MN)

A superb

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