Updated: 01/06/2014 11:21 AM KSTP.com By: Nick Tabbert
Some of the best high school talent in the Midwest was on display Saturday at the Target Center. The 2014 Minnesota Timberwolves Shootout featured four games between teams from both the Metro and teams from Illinois, Kansas, and Iowa.
Lakeville North beat Grand Rapids 59-36 in the opening game. JP Macura from Lakeville North led all players with 24 points.
Bettendorf, a school from Iowa, beat Cretin-Derham Hall 71-66 in the second game. Dylan Sortillo had 19 for Bettendorf, but Sam Neumann of Cretin-Derham Hall had the best individual performance, scoring 39 points and making nine 3-pointers.
DeLaSalle outlasted Illinois-based St. Rita 59-53 in the third game. Sacar Anim scored 29 points for the Islanders.
Apple Valley defeated Blue Valley Northwest - a school from Kansas- 72-59 in the final game. Duke recruit Tyus Jones finished with 26 points, eight rebounds and five assists.