Posted On: 03/6/22 2:20 PM

Wyatt Helming Wyatt Helming 6'6" | SF Lake Mills | 2022 State IA

1A Quarterfinal: #4 Lake Mills (24-1) vs. #5 Danville (23-2), 10:30 am

Analysis: Lake Mills is making their third consecutive state tournament appearance, while Danville is in Des Moines for the first time since 2016. Lake Mills has been one of the most dominant teams in 1A this season, winning games by an average of 31.2 points a game and they’re just one of two 1A teams (North Linn) to rank within the top-10 in 1A in scoring offense (69.6, 7th) and defense (38.4, 6th). The Bulldogs are led by a trio of double-figure scorers in seniors Wyatt Helming Wyatt Helming 6'6" | SF Lake Mills | 2022 State IA (18.3, 9.6 rebounds) and Bennett Berger Bennett Berger 6'2" | PG Lake Mills | 2022 State IA (14.4, 6.7 assists) and junior Denton Kingland (11.1, 40.9 3P%). Helming is a versatile 6-7 forward who can score from all three levels, protect the rim, and control the glass, while Berger is one of the best pure point guards in the state, posting a better than 6-1 assist-to-turnover ratio. He’ll have his work cut out for him against a Danville team that loves to apply pressure and force turnovers.

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