KDUZ/KARP/KGLB Names All Area Teams


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

106 pounds-

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,

113 pounds-
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.

120 pounds-
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.

126 pounds-

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

132 pounds-

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.

138 pounds-
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

145 pounds-

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

152 pounds-

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.

160 pounds-
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

170 pounds-
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.

182 pounds-

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.

195 pounds-
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.

220 pounds-
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

285 pounds-

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


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