Thomas Hennen led in scoring
Thomas Hennen led the Minneota Vikings boys basketball team in scoring this past year with 563 points or 20 points per game.
His freshman brother Jacob scored 423 points or 15 points per game. Third on the list was Logan Sussner with 398 points or 14 points per game with Nolan Boerboom at 250 for nine points per game with Isaac Hennen at 245 or almost nine points per game.
Others were: Jared Josephson 106; Tristan Sorensen 74; Alex Saltzer 22; Mitchell Rost eight and Grady Moorse five.
Top rebounder was Sussner with 268 rebounds or 10 per game. The team had 1,018 rebounds, 686 of them off the defensive boards. After Sussner, Jacob Hennen had 183 rebounds or six per game followed by Thomas Hennen with 152; Isaac Hennen 138; Josephson 83; Sorensen 71; Boerboom 70; Rost 30; Saltzer 20 and Moorse three. The team leader in free throws was Jacob Hennen with 42 of 53 for 79 percent while Thomas Hennen sank 48 of 63 for 76 percent.
Third was Sussner, sinking 115 of 162 for 71 percent.
Others included: Boerboom 31 of 48 for 65 percent; Isaac Hennen 47 of 76 for 62 percent; Josephson eight of 18 for 44 percent; Saltzer 4 of 11 for 36 percent and oddly enough, Sorensen and Rost didn’t shoot a free throw all year.
When it came to steals, the leaders were Josephson and Thomas Hennen with 58 each. Sussner was next with 44 with Jacob Hennen at 41; Isaac Hennen at 40; Boerboom at 20 and Sorensen with 13. Top assist leader on the team was Thomas Hennen with 94. Josephson had 78 assists; Jacob Hennen 75; Isaac Hennen with 67; Boerboom 23 and Sussner 29. Sorensen and Rost each had 11 and Saltzer 10. Thomas Hennen had 34 blocks and Sussner 12. Minneota out-scored opponents 2,094 to 1,477 or by an average score of 75-53.
From three-point range the Vikings hit 219 of 592 shots for 37 percent. Opponents were 169 of 555 for 31 percent. Overall, the Vikings hit 790 of 1,767 shots for 45 percent shooting.
They actually had more turnovers than opponents, 336 to 328, or an average of 12 per game.
Photo: The Vikings are: (front row, left to right) Manager Brooklynn Downing, Jackson Jeremiason, Alex Saltzer, Thomas Hennen, Isaac Hennen, Jared Josepshon, Logan Sussner and Nolan Boerboom. Back Row: Managers Hannah Brewers and Riley Buysse, Joey Rybinski, Tristan Sorensen, Jacob Hennen, Mitchell Rost, Grady Moorse, Avery DeVlaeminck and LaShad Smith.