Posted On: 11/1/20 7:05 AM

This year there was no debate. When it came time to select the #1 prospect in the Prep Girls Hoops Class of 2024 for the first time, the choice was easy and we are pleased to introduce our consensus pick, 6’1 guard Olivia OlsonOliviaOlson6'1" | CGBenilde-SM | 2024StateMN of Benilde-St. Margaret’s. The long, athletic Olson has been attracting attention from some of the best college programs across the country, and that is not at all surprising. There were two factors that made the selection easy: Olson’s outstanding play during the 2020 AAU season and a family’s relocation. First, Olivia burst out of the gate this summer as she made her debut with the Minnesota Fury and then later her Fury teammate Katie VaseckaKatieVasecka6'1" | CGSouth Dakota | 2024MN’s family relocated to South Dakota.

The Olson-Vasecka conversation was ongoing throughout the winter as both players had outstanding 8th grade seasons at the varsity level. Olson announced her arrival with a 40-point game against DeLaSalle in December; Vasecka turned in a series of consistent performances at both ends of the floor for New Prague. After a lengthy delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the AAU season finally tipped off mid-summer. Olson bolted from the starting gate and

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