Posted On: 06/9/21 8:09 PM

Minnetonka, Minnesota - The majority of the 16U games for the NHR State Tournament were played at Hopkins High School. This is where I was posted up all weekend. I was impressed with how much hustle and high energy there was in the gym. It is always great when you see players diving on the floor for a loose ball in hopes of saving or stealing a possession. 

Alphabetically, here are the players that showed great Hustle

Andrew Elton |6-5 F| SW Minnesota Stars/Marshall - He made this list because of how hard he attacked the basket. Andrew also finished physically at the cup. He also did not give up on rebounds. Elton kept after it by trying to get a tip or deflection. Andrew is an intense player that does everything full bore. 

Baraka Tarleton |6-3 G/F| MN Bounce/Andover - He made this list because he fought and battled for rebounds like it was the last game of his career. Baraka never gave up even when he was boxed out. I loved how he was persistent and he kept going after the ball. Tarleton also showed toughness when finishing at the rim. I watched him finish a tough AND1

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