The Mesa Fear The Hop Tournament is exciting every year, and has become a nice tradition for pre-season basketball in the state, during the Thanksgiving week. With (16) of the state's top high school programs featured last week during the event, a strong ALA Gilbert North program would win this year's Tournament Championship, defeating a very talented Desert Mountain team in the event final, 76-73, led by the Tournament MVP, 6-foot senior guard Dylan Novak.
Here are the All-Tournament selections from this year’s exciting Mesa Fear The Hop Tournament . . .
Mesa Fear The Hop All-Tournament Team
Mesa Fear The Hop Tournament MVP - 6-foot Senior Dylan Novak
Mesa Fear The Hop First Team - Desert Mountain 6-foot-3 freshman Kaden House, Estrella Foothills 7-foot Senior Noah Amenhauser (GCU signee), Mesquite 5-foot-9 senior Cohenj Gonzales, Campo Verde 6-foot-2 Senior Isaiah Kai (NAU signee) and Mesa 6-foot Senior Kota Benson.
Mesa Fear The Hop Second Team - Desert Mountain 6-foot-2 Freshman Kalek House, Hamilton 6-foot-1 Junior Elijah St. Onge, Dysart 6-foot-5 Senior Darius Anderson, Cienega 5-foot-11 Senior Ben Kmak and ALA Gilbert North 5-foot-9 Senior McGuire Andrus.