Posted On: 11/24/19 3:01 PM
In anticipation of December 13th's official start to SDHSAA GBB season, we offer the SD Series on seven skill areas. Point Guard recognition is earned thru serious savvy/technique in ball handling, passing, floor vision, and movement.
But most of all, leadership is the key attribute, whether demonstrated by example, by influence, by encouragement, or by command-&-control of the ball. Fans know "It" when seen, and we salute all players learning the management of others.
From an overall perspective, GBB/WBB trends converge at the point guard position: better athleticism, strength/fitness, complex motions, positionless (players posting up as well as dropping dimes), and energetic defensive movement.
Just more reasons to watch-and-go-WOW over the way you play the game.
Point Guard: [ In no particular order or ranking ]
Emma Osmundson, 2020 SF Lincoln - In a "ying-yang" manner, Emma complements teammate Morgan Hansen. Together, the result was a runner-up finish at 2019 State AA's. Osmundson brought All-State numbers to the stat sheet: 15-ppg, 5-rpg, & 2-steals/game. As an SDSU Softball commit, 2020 will be a last roll of the dice to see her sparkplug personality on the BB court: "...Oh yeah, I like getting my team started, getting us