Posted On: 08/23/18 9:28 PM

Over the past week we have examined a few potentially dynamic duos that will need to step up and lead their team in the upcoming year. This could be due to graduation, transfer or other circumstances that put a pair of players in a situation where they really need to have a good year to push their team/program to a higher level.

Ellie Brown and Emmy Nyquist of Highland are in a position as guards, experienced players and leaders to help the team climb back up to the top of the MVC. New coach Clint Hamilton wisely split these two up for much of the month of June, forcing them to lead their own group of 5 players on the floor. Both girls are capable ball handlers and point guards and while Brown has more recognition as a scorer, both girls are capable of putting points on the board. Brown led the team in scoring as a sophomore at 12.6 points per game. She shot 53% from the 2 point range and hit an average of 1 three pointer per game. Nyquist averaged 7.6 points per game while shooting 45% from the 3 point line and 80% from the free throw line. Emmy

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