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Posted On: 09/15/21 9:42 PM

Football is well underway and I wanted to find a way to tie football in with hoops. The state of South Dakota has many talented football and basketball players. In this article, we want to look at guys that are excellent at both sports. 

BASKETBALL STARS & FOOTBALL STANDOUTS

Brayden Pankonen Brayden Pankonen 5'9" | PG Dell Rapids | 2023 State SD (2023) |5-10 G| Dell Rapids

FB Position |WR/CB| He is agile and quick on the court. I imagine he blows by corners and locks up wideouts when on defense. In basketball Brayden scores 3 points at a time as a shooter and in football, he scores 6 points at a time as a WR. The Quarriers are sitting at 2-1 and Brayden has played a big part in their high scoring affairs in the last two games. 

Cael Lundin Cael Lundin 6'3" | SG Tea | 2022 State SD (2022) |6-3 G| Tea Area

FB Position |QB| An All-State hoops player and a high-level recruit, Lundin is impressive with the rock in his hands. Cael has also been getting the job done with the pigskin in his hands. Lundin has thrown 4 touchdowns and he has the

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