Five local girls basketball players earn WBCA All-State honorsNorthern Wisconsin was well represented on this year’s Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association All-State teams. Players from three local schools were named to the team, and two players were unanimous selections.
Northern Wisconsin was well represented on this year’s Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association All-State teams.
Players from three local schools were named to the team, and two players were unanimous selections.
Superior’s Jessica Lindstrom, in Division 1, and South Shore’s Megan Gustafson, in Division 5, were both unanimous selections to this year’s team. Older sister Emily Gustafson joined Megan Gustafson on the Division 5 team, and Northwood sophomore McKayla Waggoner was an honorable mention selection.
In Division 1, Superior’s Hailey Kontny was named an honorable mention selection.
Lindstrom was one of just three players named to the Division 1 team unanimously, and Megan Gustafson was one of just two players in Division 5.
Lindstrom, a junior, ended the season averaging a double-double in rebounds and points. She led the Spartans with an average of 21 points per game and became Superior’s all-time leading scorer in February when she passed the mark of 1,312 set by her sister Lindsey Lindstrom in 2007.
Megan Gustafson, a sophomore, helped the South Shore Cardinals reach the state tournament for the first time since 2004. She led the state in scoring this season with 30.9 points per game and also added 12.6 rebounds and 5.6 blocks per game.
Emily Gustafson, a senior, led all players in the state in rebounding. She pulled down an average of 17.7 rebounds per game and averaged 17.7 points. On defense, Emily Gustafson added 5.3 blocks and 3.5 steals per game. She is headed to Division II Upper Iowa University (Fayette, Iowa) next year.
Waggoner led the Evergreens in scoring this year with 16.1 points per game and had a 27-point performance against South Shore in the Division 5 sectional semifinals. She also averaged 5.7 rebounds per game and four steals.
Kontny was Superior’s second leading scorer with 16 points per game. She also added 4.8 assists per game and 4.1 rebounds.
WBCA Division 1 All-State
Morgan Anderson, Sr., De Pere
Mackenzie Latt, Jr., Sussex Hamilton*
Jessica Lindstrom, Jr., Superior*
Breanna Lewis, Sr., Milwaukee Riverside
Cassidy Mihalko, Sr., Franklin
Arike Ogunbowale, So., DSHA*
Tamya Sims, Jr., Oak Creek
Jenny Tuttle, Sr., Mukwonago
Frankie Wurtz, So., Kimberly
McKayla Yentz, Sr., Sun Prairie
Kayla Dawson, Sr., De Pere
Mackenzie Greisch, Sr., Appleton North
Ashley Hartwig, Sr., Janesville Parker
Hailey Kontny, Jr., Superior
Steph Kostowicz, Jr., Oak Creek
Kayonna Lee, Sr., Eau Claire North
Chelsea Nooker, Sr., Bay Port
Nicole Newman, Jr., Madison La Follette
Kelly Smith, Jr., Arrowhead
Lexy Weitzer, Sr., Waukesha South
WBCA Division 5 All-State
Megan Gustafson, So., South Shore*
Emily Gustafson, Sr., South Shore
Jazmine Harris, Sr., Heritage Christian*
Abbie Hein, Sr., Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran
Hailey Koch, Sr., Fall River
Blaire Lutes, Sr., Benton/Shullsburg
Mary Sigler, Jr., Assumption
Rachel Slaney, So., Barneveld
Jen Wellnitz, Jr., Black Hawk
Hannah Whitish, Fr., Barneveld
Abby Ames, Sr., Potosi
Ramiyah Bennett, Jr., Heritage Christian
Bethany Best, Sr., Drummond
Meg Elias, Jr., Mellen
Aleyna Goerlitz, Sr., Owen-Withee
Mary Hirt, Jr., Lake Country Lutheran
Logan Lessard, Sr., Seneca
Avery Steen, Sr., Luck
Kim Steif, Sr., Newman Catholic
McKayla Waggoner, So., Northwood
* Unanimous selection