All-Herald Girls Basketball 2016-17
Haley Hungerholt, guard, LeRoy-Ostrander
The sophomore was a go-to player for the Cardinals and she filled up the box score on a nightly basis. Hungerholt averaged 19.2 points, 6.5 rebounds, 4.8 steals and three assists per game.
Carrie Rutledge, guard, Hayfield
The junior averaged 14.8 points, 3.7 rebounds, three assists and two steals per game, while shooting 45 percent from the field, 34 percent on three-pointers and 80 percent on free throws.
Maggie Streightiff, forward, Hayfield
The junior averaged 15.5 points and 4.8 rebounds per game, while shooting 48 percent from the field, 40 percent on three-pointers and 80 percent on free throws.
Awenia Nywesh, forward, Austin
The senior was a strong inside presence as she averaged 10 points, 7 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.5 steals for the Packers.
Kristi Fett, center, Lyle-Pacelli
The junior led the Athletics in scoring (17 points per game), rebounding 12 (per game) and blocked shots (4 per game). Fett has received Division I and Division II college basketball offers.
Brooke Walter, guard, Lyle-Pacelli
The junior floor leader averaged 13 points, six assists and five steals per game.
Bethany Strouf, forward, Lyle-Pacelli
While providing solid senior leadership, Strouf also delivered on the court as she averaged 10 points and eight rebounds per game.
Jordyn Glynn, guard, Grand Meadow
The sophomore averaged 15.7 points, 6.5 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 3.8 steals per game. Glynn shot 50 percent from the field and 36 percent on three-pointers.
Abby Lewis, forward, Austin
The sophomore had a breakout season for the Packers as she averaged 10.2 points, five rebounds, two assists and one steal.
Marissa Larson, forward, Blooming Prairie
The senior led the Awesome Blossoms in scoring (14 points per game) and rebounding (8.3 per game). Larson also averaged two assists and 1.8 blocks per game.
Colie Justice, guard, Austin
The freshman came in ready to contribute for Austin as she averaged 11.2 points, two rebounds and 1.8 steals per game.
Rebecca Younis, guard, Austin
The senior was an all-around threat and solid defender for the Packers. She averaged 6.2 points, 3.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.7 steals.
Kate Kruger, forward, Hayfield
The junior was an all-around play-maker for the Vikings as she averaged 6.7 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.6 steals.
Olivia Matti, guard, Hayfield
The junior averaged 11.9 points and 5.1 rebounds, while shooting 36 percent on three-pointers and 79 percent on free throws.
Abby Bollingberg, guard, Lyle-Pacelli
The sophomore stepped up her game as she averaged 12 points and four steals per game. Bollingberg set an LP single game record with 32 points in a win over Randolph.
Olivia Christianson, forward, Lyle-Pacelli
The freshman was an athletic presence for LP as she averaged 9 points, 7 rebounds and five steals per game.
Kaysie Allen, guard, Southland
The senior was a standout on the defensive end of the floor as she averaged 10.9 points, 5.4 rebounds and four steals per game.
McKendry Kennedy, guard, Southland
The junior was top scoring threat for the Rebels as she averaged 14.5 points, 2.2 steals and 2.3 assists per game.
Kylie Forystek, guard, Blooming Prairie
The senior missed eight games due to injury and illness, but she led BP in assists (4.2) and she also hit a game-winning three-pointer to beat Waterville-Elysian-Morristown while she had a broken nose. Forystek also averaged 7.1 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.8 steals per game.
McKenna Hein, forward, Blooming Prairie
The junior was an all-around solid threat for BP as she played solid defense and averaged 7.8 points, 7.7 rebounds and a team-high 1.9 steals per game.
Sam Wurst, forward, Blooming Prairie
The junior averaged 12.3 points and 7.9 rebounds for BP.
Riley Queensland, guard, Grand Meadow
The freshman averaged 11.8 points and 3.7 rebounds for GM, while shooting 80 percent on free throws.
Skylar Cotton, guard, Grand Meadow
The sophomore averaged 8.7 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game for the Superlarks.
Gabby Smith, center, Southland
The senior center came back from an ACL injury and it took her half the season to get back in playing shape. She averaged 7.5 and 6.5 rebounds per game, while recording five double-doubles.
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