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Minnehaha stars reunite as Jalen Suggs surprises Chet Holmgren with Gatorade Boys National POY Award

Chet Holmgren has spent the last couple of years dominating competition across the nation. Now, he has some additional hardware to add to his already crowded trophy case.
Holmgren was named Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year on Wednesday. Jalen Suggs, a former teammate of Holmgren’s at Minnehaha Academy in Minnesota and a close friend of the seven-footer, virtually surprised Holmgren with the news while Holmgren’s friends, family, teammates and coaches presented him with the trophy at school.
“I’m so excited for it, so happy that I get to be part of presenting this prestigious award,” Suggs told USA Today High School Sports