Posted On: 09/15/17 2:00 AM

Aaron Syverson, QB – Minnetonka (vs Maple Grove)

The Minnetonka junior is emerging as the team’s best offensive player after a big performance against Wayzata. His ability to both run and pass gives the Skippers another offensive dynamic as they welcome the Crimson to town.

Syverson has completed more than 60 percent of his passes through two games, averaging over 140 yards through the air. He’s yet to throw a touchdown pass, but has already rushed for 265 yards on just 22 carries this season. The outcome of this Friday’s game between the second- and third-ranked teams in Class 6A will likely depend on how well the Maple Grove defense contains the 180-pound signal caller.   

Tucker Hart, TE/DE – Delano (at Glencoe-Silver Lake)

The Delano veteran is one of the best defensive linemen in the East Central District. He’s twice earned All-District honors after racking up more than seven sacks and 40 tackles in both of the past two seasons. Hart’s also a receiving threat at tight end on offense. He caught a dozen passes as a junior and has opened the 2017 season with four

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