Posted On: 11/8/21 10:00 PM

We are back today for another conference preseason preview; where we highlight the top returning players at each position and also preview the best teams in the said conference. The conference this week will be one of the top-tier conferences- the Metro East Conference. The Metro East contains St. Thomas, Hill Murray, Hastings, Mahtomedi, Tartan, Simley, South St. Paul, Henry Sibley. Today we are covering forwards that are worthy of recognition in this conference for their returns. This conference has a very solid mix of teams and a very good mix of players. This conference has many state tourney appearances, mainly from Hill Murray, St. Thomas, and Mahtomedi. We are trying a new article style that covers many players, with short explanations.


  1. Max Nagel Max Nagel 5'10" | Forward St. Thomas Academy | 2022 State MN Max Nagel Max Nagel 5'10" | Forward St. Thomas Academy | 2022 State MN was one of the top players on St. Thomas last year. He had a 31 point season and is returning as the highest returner from last year. Nagel is ranked as the 19th best forward in the class of 2022.
  2. Tommy Cronin Tommy Cronin 5'9" | Forward St. Thomas Academy | 2023 State MN St. Thomas returns another top forward in this conference, and also one

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