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Grind Elite 8th Grade Boys


1. Cal Calhoun (Freedom, WI)

Height: 5'5 

Position: PG

Brief Bio: Currently a point guard on the NLG Elite club team as well as for the Freedom school team. I am an emerging multi-sport student athlete playing club level basketball and soccer as well as school level basketball, football and soccer. In doing so, I have maintained a 4.0 GPA. I have been honored to be a key member of back to back state school basketball championship teams (6th grade and 7th grade) while being selected to the All-Tournament team in both years. Equally honored to have been selected MVP and golden boot award winner (most goals scored) for 2 consecutive years champions league soccer camp.

2. Will Verkuilen (Shawano, WI)

Height: 5'7

Position Combo Guard

Brief Bio: I'm a guard who can facilitate the ball and make the extra pass. I can hit shots off the catch and shoot and create my own shot. I can handle the ball and I can also sit down and play defense.

3. Tayden Wilke (Menasha, WI)

4. Logan Ramczyk (Appleton, WI)

5. Matthias Charles (Neenah, WI)

Height: 5'11

Position: Forward 

Brief Bio: Matthias is the oldest of 4 brothers. Other than basketball he enjoys playing football and a variety of other sports with friends. Family is very important to Matthias, his love for his Aunts, Uncles and cousins is very special. Once you are able to actually get Matthias to talk, he can be very funny and a great story teller. If you can get him to smile, well he says dont miss it, cause it is legendary. (Doesn't happen often).

6. Kaden Vandenberg (Freedom, WI)

7. Alex Krause (Kimberly, WI)

Height: 6'0

Position: Forward

Brief Bio: Been playing basketball for 7 years. Also a part of the 7th grade team that won the D1 State Tournament

8. Donovan Davis (Freedom, WI)

Height: 6'4

Position: Forward

Brief Bio: I am a 3 sport athlete. School team won the state tournament the last 2 years. Made All-tournament team both years. Can play wing, post, and bring the ball down. Named one of Prep Hoops "Names to Remember: 2027" in 2022.

2023 Schedule

April 1st: Appleton (PHN)

April 14th: Chicago (Prep Hoops Next)

April 21st: Chicago (UA Futures)

April 28th: Louisville Kentucky (GNBA)

May 12th: Milwaukee (GNBA)

May 26th: Michigan (UA Futures)

June 2nd: Waukegan (GNBA)

June 23rd: Hamilton Ohio (UA Futures)

June 30th: Kansas City, MO (Prep Hoops Next)

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