Posted On: 04/8/19 10:13 PM

When the Minnesota Stars’ top 2022 team took to the floor early Saturday morning in their first AAU appearance of the season, you couldn’t tell the players without a program. The former Stars Kolden squad, which won a state championship in 2017, has undergone a metamorphosis following the departure of four of the top 9th graders in the state. Gone are Emma Miller (St. Michael-Albertville), Alexa Ratzlaff (Rosemount) and Ellie Buzzelle (Rogers), who are now with Minnesota Fury 2022 UAA, as well as Myra Moorjani (Eden Prairie), who joined DTA Academy. Those are some awfully big shoes to fill.

The team is now led by recently retired Edina High School coach Matt Nilsen,

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