KDUZ/KARP/KGLB Radio is pleased to announce the 2019-20 All Area Winter Sports Teams. The Teams are voted on by a panel of sportscasters at the stations. Below is the honorees for this year:
All Area Wrestling Team
Caleb Boese, HLWW, 7th Grade: State Qualifier, 6th Place in State, All Conf HM, 27 wins, a fearless wrestler that never backs down
Jonah Hamberger, WM/ML, Freshman: All Conf HM, 29-13 record, first year on varsity, State Entrant, 2-2 at state tournament, hard worker and good teammate.
Jevon Williams, ACGC, 8th Grade: All Conf, 5th Place in State, 39-9 record, 9 pins, 182 Team points,
Derek Steele, Sibley East, Junior: All Conf, 3x State Entrant, State Champion, State Runner up in 2019, 50-2 record, 26 pins, 260 team points, great leader, good in classroom.
Grant Peirce, Hutchinson/BLHS, Senior: All State, Captain, 6th Place State, 41-14 record, 17 pins, 81 Takedowns, excellent student athlete, great leader, 107 career wins.
Kelvin Ponce, ACGC, Senior-All Conf, 6th Place in State, 35-7 record, 12 pins, 170 team points, hard worker, Good Student in Classroom
Drayden Morton, Sibley East, Sophomore: All Conf, 3x State Entrant, 2x State Champion, 28-3 record, 137 team points, Captain, Good in classroom.
Austin Gabbert, WM/ML, Junior: Team MVP, All Conf, 36-2 record, State Runner up, over 100 career wins, dominant year, good leader in the room.
Brady Holien, ACGC, Sophomore: All Conf, 4th Place in State, 38-10 record, 20 pins, 191 Team Points, Hard worker, Good Student in Classroom
Jerry Simes, DC/L, Junior: 122 career wins, 4th in State, 4x State Entrant, 2x State Placewinner, 27-4 record this year
Tristian Lang, Hutchinson/BLHS, Junior: 40-10 record, 59 Takedowns, consistent competitor that works hard to get extra points, great teammate.
Hayden Straumann, ACGC, Junior: State Entrant, 28-17 record, 14 pins, 139 Team points, able to move weights (138, 145, 152) to help the team, 3x State Entrant
Lincoln Carpenter, Sibley East, Senior: All Conf, 5x State Entrant, 4th place in State, 46-6 record, 217 team points, 18 pins, 3x Captain, 3 sport athlete
Collin Boese, HLWW, Freshman: Team MVP, All Conf HM, Section Champion, 29 wins, 3x Section Champ, 75 career wins, Standout athlete
Taylor Fester, ACGC, Junior: All Conf, State Entrant, 26-12 record, 14 pins, 135 Team Points, good student in classroom
Jude Link, DC/L, Sophomore: Team MVP, All Conf, State Runner Up, 2x State Entrant, 117 career wins, 45-2 record this year, 32 bonus point wins, 208 takedowns, great teammate
Cale Luthens, Hutchinson/BLHS, Junior: All Conf, 5th Place in State, 43-9 record, 81 takedowns, 10 pins, very knowledgable wrestler, able to take on the best in the state, great student athlete.
Anthony Maher, BOLD, Senior: All Conf, State Runner Up, Team MVP, Hard Worker, 26-3 record, battled through injuries, great character individual
Noah Halonen, DC/L, Senior: Captain, 2x State Entrant, Captain, All Conf, 130 career wins, 29 wins, 18 bonus point wins, great leader, great student athlete, 2 year captain
Max McEnelly, Waconia, Freshman: Team MVP, All Conf, State Champion, 56-1 record, jumped up 5 weights from the previous season, dominated opponents
Hayden VanderVoort, Hutchinson/BLHS, Freshman: 31-15 record, 16 pins, 68 takedowns, Strong work ethic, great teammate with a good attitude.
Will O’brien, DC/L, Junior-All Conf, 67 career wins, Section Champion, Captain, 27 wins, 15 bonus point wins, Vocal leader of the team
Alex Nelson, Hutchinson/BLHS, Senior: 5th Place State Tournament, 38-10 record, 23 pins, 60 takedowns, great competitor, able to wrestle multiple weight classes.
Sean Weckman, NYA, Junior: State Entrant, 31 wins this season, Team MVP, Captain
Beau Nelson, DC/L, Junior: All Conf, 2x State Entrant, 74 career wins, 36 wins this year, 31 bonus point wins, tireless worker, positive leader.
Logan Sherwood, ACGC, Junior: All Conf, 5th Place in State, 27-8 record, 12 pins, 131 team points scored
Cody Kurth, Hutchinson/BLHS, Senior: State Participant, 43-8 record, 27 pins, 53 take downs, tough kid that anchors the end of the lineup, 114 career wins
Tanner Berghuis, ACGC, Senior: All Conf, 5th Place in State, Team Captain, 43-4 record, 24 pins, 239 team points, 5x State Entrant, Great Leader
Bennett Weber, Waconia, Senior: All Conf, 44-3 record, State Champion, avenged all three of his losses at the state tournament, playing Football for UND.
Coach-Nick Hackman, Waconia and Todd Card, Hutchinson/BLHS
All Area Girls Basketball Team
Sara Kottke, BLHS, Senior, F: All Conf, Class A All State HM, 18.4 pts, 7.4 reb, 2.8 assists, 2 steals, 1 block, 47% FG, schools all time leader in Points, rebounds, and assists, great leader
CJ Decker, HLWW, Senior, G: Team MVP, All Conf, 15.3 pts, 6.2 assists, 6.3 rebounds, 2.7 steals, 35% 3pt shooting, 2x Captain, 4 year starter, over 1500 career points
Alexa Schumann, HLWW, Senior, F: All Conf 1st team, 16.4 pts, 10.5 Reb, 2.6 blocks, 2x Captain, 3 year starter, 1380 career points
Tess Johnson, Waconia, Senior, G-All State, All Conf, All State Academic, 8.8 pts, 3.1 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 2.3 steals, Big spark for a well balanced state tournament team, 4 year player.
Marissa Radtke, LPHT, Junior, G: 2x Captain, All Conf, All State HM, 21.6 pts, 4.1 reb, 3.8 assists, 3 steals, helped team to a 2nd place finish in the MCAA Conference, named one of the top 75 juniors in MN
Halle Jansen, EVW, Senior, G: CMC Conference MVP, 2x All State, 15 pts, 9 reb, 4.5 assists, 2.5 steals, 1.6 blocks, helped lead team to 21 wins despite injuries limiting teammates, Top ten in school history in points, assists, rebounds, and steals.
McKenzie Latzke, Sibley East: 16.5 pts, 3 rebounds, 2.8 steals, hard worker, one of the top scorers in the conference, Team MVP, 1000 point scorer, holds school record for most 3’s made in a career and season.
Morgan Chmielewski, Mayer Lutheran, G, Junior: All Conf, 11.9 points, 4.7 rebounds, 4.7 assists, 1.6 steals, great job at starting their offense, great floor leader.
Lexi Schermann, Mayer Lutheran, G, Senior: All Conf, All State HM, 10.6 pts, 4.4 reb, 2.6 assists, 2.4 steals, like a coach on the floor, great leadership
Miah Monahan, GSL, Junior, G: All Conf, All State, 22.7 pts, 6.1 assists, 4.5 steals, 8.8 rebounds, always willing to help the team win, great studentin the classroom.
Maggie Czinano, WM, Junior, G/F: All Conf, All State, 21 pts, 42% shooting, 8.8 rebounds, 2.2 steals, led team in blocks, Captain
Brynn Busse, GFW, Freshman, G: All Conf, 15.5 pts, 3.5 assists, 4 reb, 3 steals, evolved from just a scorer to a playmaker, improved on defense
Brynn Beffert, Hutchinson, Sophomore, F: All Conf, 59% FG, 15.2 pts, 7.5 Reb, 1.2 steals good inside, can dominate
Morgan Ellis, Hutchinson, Senior, C: All Conf, 8.8 pts, 7.8 Reb, 1.5 assists
Allie Fritz, NYA, Junior, G: 10 pts, 2.8 assists, 1.8 steals (led team in all three categories), positive leader for the team after losing 4 starters during the season to injuries, All Conf.
Coach of the Year-Dusty Neibauer, Waconia: helped lead team to an upset win in Section Title Game and then another upset win the State Quarterfinals.
All Area Boys Basketball Team
PJ Hayes, Waconia, Senior, G: 3x All Conf, Schools All Time Leader in Scoring (about 2,000), 23.4 pts, 6 Reb, 4.2 assists, Mr. Basketball Semi Finalist, All Star Series Participant, MBCA Coach McDonald Award Semi Finalist
Spencer Swanson, Waconia, Junior, F: All Conf, 15.7 pts, 9.1 Reb, 68% FG, 10 double doubles
Connor Schwob, Waconia, Senior, F: 2x All Conf, 11.5 pts, 8.2 Reb, 4.2 assists, 1.6 blocks, 2.5 steals, 1 triple double, 7 double doubles
Dominic Sudheimer, NYA, Senior, G: 17 points, All Conf, Excellent outside shooter, 77% FT
Gavin Vosika, BOLD, Senior, G: All Conf, Mr. Basketball Nominee, McDonald Award Semi Finalist, 18.7 pts, 6.9 Assists, 8.5 Reb, 3.3 steals, 49% shooting, a win first PG that can do it all for the team, 4x All Conf, does whatever is needed
Drew Sagedahl, BOLD, Junior, G: All Conf, 21.6 pts, 4.3 assists, 8.3 Reb, 2.8 steals, 49% shooting, threat to score anywhere on the floor.
Damian Hopp, GFW, Junior, G: All Conf, School Record 109 Made Three pointers in the season, 18.3 pts, led Conference in assists, 4.1 Reb, greatly improved player, threat as a scorer and passer.
Dawson Miller, ACGC, Senior, G: 2 time Team MVP, 3x All Conf, Schools All Time Leading Scorer (1544 points), 24.3 pts, 56% FG, 33% 3pt Shooting, 10.1 Reb, 3.8 Assists, experienced constant double teams, Holds 7 different school records for BB.
Will McBee, WM, Senior, F: All Conf, 16 pts, 10 reb, 1.7 assists, anchor inside, impacts the game in many ways, Captain
Avery Liestman, Litchfield, Junior, G/F: All Conf, 15 pts, shot 49%, 40% from three point range, 4.2 rebounds, always drew the opponents best defender, tremendous shooter, always improving.
Joshua Streit, EVW, Junior, F: All Conf, All Section, CMC Conf MVP, 19.3 pts, 26 double doubles, 14 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 2.6 blocks, matchup nightmare, can score in the post and off the dribble, getting some small D1 looks from NCAA.
Luke Jansen, EVW, Senior, G: All Conf, 13.3 pts, 3.3 Reb, 3.1 assists, 74 three pointers (2nd most in school history in a season), leader on the court, great knowledge of the game.
Mitchel Jaskowiak, GSL: All Conf, 18 pts, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, faces the opponents best defender.
Russell Corrigan, Hutchinson, Senior: All Conf, 14 pts, 7 rebounds, Schools All Time Leading Scorer, force on offense and defense, teams game plan around him.
Teigan Martin, Mayer Lutheran, Sophomore: Team MVP, 18.4 pts, 6.8 reb, 1 block, 1.1 steals, 48% shooting, more than doubled his scoring average, dominant in the paint, mature on and off the field
Evan Lee, LPHT, Senior, G: All Conf, 12 pts, 4.6 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 2.5 steals, Team leader, great ball handler, gets everyone involved well
Jabez Bates, Sibley east, Senior, F: All Conf, 11.6 pts, 5.9 Reb, 1.2 assists, 2 steals, leader of the team
Coach of the Year – Adam Langer, Eden Valley Watkins: 25+ game win streak during the season, Conference Title, #1 seed in Section Tournament