ABERDEEN, S.D. - Dakota State men's basketball recruit and James Valley Christian High School standout Adam Hofer was selected for the Spirit of 'Su' prestigious award, announced at the recent State Class 'B' High School Boys' Basketball Tournament at the Barnett Center Saturday night. In addition, he was also named to the State 'B' All-Tournament Team.
The South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA) presents the annual 'Spirit of Su' award to outstanding young athletes who exemplify SuAnne Big Crow's life and achievements. These qualities are athletic accomplishment, academic excellence and community involvement.
Hofer was one of the 12 members selected to the State 'B' All-Tournament Team for their outstanding performances. He averaged 24.7 points per game in three state tournament games. He was 26-for-54 from the field (48.1 percent), 9-for-22 from the 3-point line (40.9 percent) and converted 13 free-throws in 15 attempts (86.7 percent). Hofer averaged 4.0 rebounds, 3.0 steals and 2.7 assists in the state tournament.
Hofer will graduate this spring at James Valley Christian High School. JVC, under the guidance of Darwin Hofer, captured the consolation championship at the Class 'B' State Tournament.
Adam is the son of Guy and Nancy Hofer of Huron, S.D. He will join the Dakota State University men's basketball team this fall.
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director