Boys basketball: Pahl, Suggs to play in All-Star gameEast Ridge senior Justin Pahl and Woodbury senior Rickey Suggs were among 40 players selected to compete in the 30th annual Minnesota High School All-Star Basketball Series.
By: Patrick Johnson, Sports Editor, Woodbury Bulletin
When Osseo topped Lakeville North in the Minnesota Class AAAA state championship game last week, the high school basketball season came to an end.
However, a pair of area players will take the court one more time.
East Ridge senior Justin Pahl and Woodbury senior Rickey Suggs were among 40 players selected to compete in the 30th annual Minnesota High School All-Star Basketball Series.
Pahl, a shooting guard, will play for the Green team, coached by Minneapolis South head coach Joe Hyser and assistant coach Jason Daisy. Suggs, a shooting guard, will be on the Blue team with head coach Ron Vorwald ofWorthington and assistant coach Gary Holmseth of Blue Earth.
Doubleheaders will be played Friday at Halenbeck Hall on the campus of St. Cloud State University and Saturday at Leonard Center on the campus of Macalester College in St. Paul.
On Friday, the first tip-off is scheduled at 7 p.m. with the final game at 8:45 p.m. Games are 2:15 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday in St. Paul.
Three-point shooting and dunk contests precede each game both days. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for students (children age 5 and under are free). For more information, go to www.mshsca.org/boysbasketball.
MINNESOTA HIGH SCHOOL ALL-STAR BASKETBALL SERIES ROSTERS
Gold team — Coach Dan Elhard (Grand Rapids); assistant coach Rod Eidelbes (Grand Rapids); Joe Burt (St. Cloud Cathedral); Latrell Love (Minnetonka); Sanjay Lumpkin (Benilde-St. Margaret’s); Nate Meyer (Rocori); Austin Pohlen (Grand Rapids); Casey Bruggeman (Pelican Rapids); Michael Schreiber (Rogers); Carnell Sheppard (Minneapolis South); Brady Wohler (Orono); Johnny Woodard (Duluth East).
Green team — Coach Joe Hyser (Minneapolis South); assistant coach Jason Daisy (Minneapolis South); Anthony Brama (St. Anthony Village); Tyler Flack (Lakeville North); Isaiah Gray (Benilde-St. Margaret’s); Zach Huisken (Southwest Minnesota Christian); Nate Kratch (Watertown-Mayer); Marcus Marshall (St. Paul Johnson); C.J. Neumann (Cretin-Derham Hall); Justin Pahl (East Ridge); Taylor Stafford (Duluth East); Marcus Tyus (Anoka).
Maroon team — Coach Bob Schueller (Browerville); assistant coach Harvey Christensen (Browerville); Dwight Anderson (Minneapolis Washburn); Joey Bartlett (St. Peter); Kyle Baumann (United South Central); Mike Busack (Redwood Valley); Siyani Chambers (Hopkins); Joey King (Eastview); Drew Osmundson (Owatonna); Ryan Saarela (Lakeville North); Sean Scott (Spring Lake Park); Emeche Wells (Roseville).
Blue team — Coach Ron Vorwald (Worthington); assistant coach Gary Holmseth (Blue Earth); Shawn Bear (Richfield); Connor Goodwin (Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa); Chuckie Smith (Minneapolis Washburn); Damine Reinke (Becker); Rickey Suggs (Woodbury); Cortez Tillman (Cretin-Derham Hall); Tyler Vaughn (Braham); Mitch Weg (Worthington); Brody Ziegler (Mankato East); Isaiah Zierden (Benilde-St. Margaret’s).