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2020-21 Heartland States Tourney Reps

Heartland States Reps attend official Qualifier tournaments to award Golden Ticket invites to the top two finishing teams at each grade level, and answer questions from coaches and families.  Please say "hello" when you see them!

Anthony Adamczak
Anthony lives in Duluth, Minnesota. He played collegiate basketball at The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, and completed his Master’s degree in Coaching Education and Athlete Development at Xavier University. After his playing career ended, he joined the Duluth East Boys Basketball staff as the Junior Varsity Coach. He also serves as a substitute teacher in the Duluth area. A lifelong basketball fanatic, Anthony surrounds himself with the game and aspires to be a college basketball coach in the future. Outside of the basketball gym, you’ll find Anthony snowboarding or enjoying a game of golf. He is extremely grateful for the opportunity to be a State Representative and looks forward to the coming season. 

Dylan Fruth
Dylan was raised in Elk River, MN but currently resides in Fargo, ND. He played basketball at Elk River High School and was a 2x all conference player in 4a basketball in the NorthWest Suburban Conference. During his junior year, he averaged 14.3 points per game. He placed 2nd in the state in 3-point shooting percentage, and placed 7th in the state in 3-point field goals made. He played one year of DII NAIA college basketball at the University of Jamestown before transferring to Minnesota State Moorhead where he is currently pursuing a degree in Business Management.  

Morganne Grant
Morganne grew up around basketball and played competitively through high school. In the wake of two ACL injuries, she ended her playing career but sought different avenues to engage with the sport competitively. Morganne attended Iowa State University and served as the Manager for the Women’s Basketball team for three years, gaining valuable knowledge of the operations of a D1 basketball program. She graduated with a degree in Event Management in May 2020 and is currently working as a Special Education Associate at an Elementary School. Outside of work, Morganne loves to attend basketball tournaments and Iowa State Football games, and take weekend trips with her family.     

Devon LeSure
Sports were an integral part of Devon’s childhood. Growing up between Indiana and Minnesota, he was a year-round athlete playing basketball, football, and baseball. Although he ultimately chose to play football beyond high school, he feels privileged to have competed against top basketball talent and forged lifelong friendships with the Harlem Globetrotters and NBA players. Prior to the COVID pandemic, Devon was proud to represent his country as a member of team USA football team, which led to a professional career in Europe. He hopes to return as soon as the pandemic ends, but in the meantime, he is serving his community as a healthcare assistant for Hennipen County. Devon is grateful for the opportunities that sports have provided him throughout life.

Larry Yankton
Larry resides in Sioux Falls, SD and is an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. In high school he was a stand out all-around athlete lettering in Cross Country, Basketball, Track and Baseball at Todd County H.S. in Mission, SD and Sherman Indian H.S. in Riverside, CA,  where he graduated.  After high school he played basketball and baseball at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, KS before coming home to help his family. Afterwards he enlisted into the U.S. Marine Corps and was apart of the MCB Camp Pendleton Basketball Team before receiving orders for deployment to Iraq and the Middle East. Now a father of two, Larry spends his time raising his kids and is a basketball official for the state of South Dakota. He still applies his competitive drive as a golfer and video game enthusiast.