Posted On: 08/5/21 8:20 AM

Some of the top programs in Minnesota competed at the Hard Work Region Finals last weekend, and these are seven of the top wing performers I saw play!

Nick Katona Nick Katona 6'6" | SF Shakopee | 2022 State MN (6’6 2022 SF, Minnesota Fury Wilde)- Nick started off his career mostly known for his defense, but has steadily been evolving into a bigger threat offensively. That showed in a win over D1 Minnesota Prospects as Nick was able to float without the ball and rack up clean looks from three, hitting his shots at a high percentage. That adds on to the threat he already poses as a slasher, as Nick has the explosiveness and crafty finishing ability to get to the rack and finish over size. Defensively he was all over the floor making plays as he can sit low and defend on the ball, or jump passing lanes to create turnovers. Even when he isn’t making plays that show up in the box score, Nick provides constant energy that keeps his team playing at a high level.

Charlie Theis (6’4 2024 SF, Minnesota Fury)- One of the top performers I saw at the 15u level was Charlie Theis of East Ridge. At 6’4 he brought a lot

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