The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


March 20, 2014

DeWitt, Maquoketa receive high accolades


Maquoketa had a second team representative — senior Aubree Taylor. Taylor scored 6.5 points per game this season on 36 percent shooting. Taylor was the team’s leading scorer her junior year.

DeWitt had two honorable mention accolades — seniors Abby Willis and Gretchen Henningsen received the honors. The senior duo played in all 23 games for the Sabers.

Henningsen made her mark at the free throw line making 20 of her 30 free throws this season; Willis averaged 3.4 points a game.

The Cardinals also had two players receiving honorable mention honors, sophomore Amy Wirth and senior Allison Vandemore.



First Team

Megan Maahs, so., Western Dubuque; Rose Simon-Ressler, jr., Western Dubuque; Reeann McCarty, sr., West Delaware; Blair Klostermann, jr., Dyersville Beckman; Kelsey Ratchford, sr., Independence.

Second Team

Molly Gustafson, sr., Independence; Bethany Hahn, sr., West Delaware; Madison Smith, fr., Anamosa; Zoey Weber, sr., Western Dubuque; Brooke Klostermann, jr., Dyersville Beckman.

Honorable Mention

Anamosa: Karli Oltmann, sr., Tawny Menster, jr.; Beckman: Mikala Maiers, sr., Kayla Decker, sr.; Independence: Steph McMillan, sr., Paige Davis, sr.; West Delaware: Haley Morrison, jr., Kasey Palmer, jr.; W. Dubuque: Molly Lembezeder, sr., Mikaela Armstrong, jr.

Coach of the Year — Harold Shepherd, West Delaware


First Team

Amanda Brainerd, so., Central DeWitt; Michalyn Mohr, jr., Marion; Miranda Chapman, sr., Mount Vernon; Chiara Atienza, so., Maquoketa; Miranda Meland, jr., Central DeWitt.

Second Team

Amanda Sahm, jr., Marion; Alli Platte, jr., Mount Vernon; Aubree Taylor, sr., Maquoketa; Ali Herdliska, jr., Solon; Josie Durrm fr., Solon.

Honorable Mention

Marion: Jozee Peyton, jr., Tessa Jordan, so.; Solon: Alex Henry, sr., Shelby Gunnells, jr.; Mt. Vernon: Libby Ryan, fr., Kaitlyn Volesky, fr.; DeWitt: Abby Willis, sr., Gretchen Henningsen, sr.; Maquoketa: Amy Wirth, so., Allison Vandemore, sr.

Coach of the year — Mark Kurtz, Central DeWitt


First Team

Paige Greiner, sr., Williamsburg; Arika Wooldridge, so., Center Point-Urbana; Kennedy Salow, sr., Center Point-Urbana; Alyssa Wiebel, soph., Benton Community; Claire Simmons, so., Williamsburg.

Second Team

Hanna Stokes, jr., Clear Creek Amana; Bethany Stainbrook, sr., Vinton-Shellsburg; Maci Griffith, soph., Vinton-Shellsburg; Tina Lane, sr., Williamsburg; Sadie Ritchie, sr., Williamsburg.

Honorable Mention

CP-U: Shelby Brecht, sr., Brittany Buelow, sr.; CCA: Lexi Kinnard, jr., Hannah Mougin, jr.; Williamsburg: Olivia Bigbee, sr., Maeve Broeg, sr.; Vinton-Shellsburg: Anna Sagan, so., Ashley McKenna, sr.; Benton Comm.: Maggie Weirather, sr., Natalie Parizek, jr.

Coach of the year — Aaron Feddersen, Williamsburg

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