Posted On: 10/15/18 10:02 AM

Continuing on with our series profiling the best backcourt duos from around the Twin Cities, today is all about the northern metro. There are some fantastic guards who play north of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Today's list includes guard tandems from the Northwest Suburban, Mississippi 8, and Suburban East Conferences. We focused the selection of these Top-5 backcourt duos on their two best guards/wings, but we’ve also listed the teams’ other perimeter players. The teams who made the cut are arranged alphabetically.


Anoka will be tasked with replacing the production of their top three scorers from last year's team. But the Tornadoes have a crop of talented guards who appear to be ready to make the most of their opportunity.

Elizabeth Torgerson (8.2 PPG) is the lone senior in the Anoka backcourt. Torgerson plays mainly at the point, and is aggressive attacking the basket. Her leadership and experience will be called upon to steady the younger Anoka players if they are to make a run in the Northwest Suburban conference.

Jersi McAlpine (4.0 PPG) looks to be much improved after her summer with the Minnesota Stars. While small in stature, McAlpine possesses great quickness which allows

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