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Posted On: 09/18/21 5:37 PM

Earlier this week we looked at players from South Dakota that are exceptional in both basketball and football. This is a follow-up article on more standouts from SD. 


Blake Thompson Blake Thompson 5'11" | PG Tea Area | 2023 State SD (2023) |6-0 G| Tea Area

A gritty and tough player in both sports. Blake will produce and play important minutes for the Titans this winter. In football Thompson is a shutdown corner that matches up with the opposing team’s top WR. Blake is tough in coverage and he is great at coming up to stuff the run. 

Damon Wilkinson Damon Wilkinson 6'9" | C De Smet | 2023 State SD (2023) |6-9 C|

FB Position |OL/DL| His back-to-the-basket game is always improving. Look for this BIG man to play a pivotal role in all the W’s the Bulldog’s pick up in the coming season. At 6’9" 260 lbs, he is a tough player on both sides of the line. Damon is a key cog in all the success that the Bulldogs are having.

Cooper Long Cooper Long 6'2" | SG Garretson | 2023 State SD (2023) |6-2 SG| Garreston

FB Position |WR/S/LB| Cooper is a cold-blooded connection when shooting from outside. He is an excellent shooter from mid-range and

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