Posted On: 06/17/21 4:22 PM

Jackson Shelstad Jackson Shelstad 6'0" | PG West Linn | 2023 State #82 Nation OR is well aware of the comparisons to one Payton Pritchard. After all, they both are from West Linn and both play the point guard spot. But the now 6-foot sophomore is on his own path and doing it his own way. That’s not to say he might not end up doing the same thing but for now, he’s taking in the recruiting process and enjoying - and appreciating - every minute of it.

We caught up with Shelstad after West Linn notched their seventh win of the season - a grinding victory at Tualatin. In the game, Shelstad scored 16 points, but it was honestly not up to the par of many of his games this season - largely because the Timberwolves defense was focused on stopping him. As a result, he deferred some to his teammates which is something he’s more than willing to do and give credit for.

" Zeke Viuhkola Zeke Viuhkola 5'11" | CG West Linn | 2022 State OR and Mason VanBeenen Mason VanBeenen 6'8" | PF West Linn | 2022 State OR really stepped up in the second half - they were the reason we won the game," Shelstad said. "Offensively Zeke was getting to the hoop and getting easy layups and Mason defensively was getting a lot of

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