Posted On: 01/7/19 4:58 PM
Three months ago we chronicled the meteoric rise of junior guard Ava Hill of Mesabi East, who has emerged as one of the most surprising prospects in the class of 2020. We watched her in September turn in an outstanding performance at tryouts to earn a spot on the North Tartan 2020 EYBL squad for the coming AAU season. Unfortunately, we haven’t seen her since. Well actually, I haven’t seen her but others among our evaluators have, including last Thursday in Duluth when they witnessed Hill at her finest against the Hilltoppers of Duluth Marshall.
Ava scored 35 points in the game, had 10 rebounds and 8 steals. She was a perfect 15 of 15 at the free throw line. That included a pair of clutch shots with under 10 seconds r