By: Jim Halley, USA TODAY High School Sports | November 20, 2017
No. 21: Appleton North
Location: Appleton, Wis.
2016-17 record: 28-0
Final 2016-17 Super 25 ranking: Unranked
The Lightning return the nucleus of last year’s state championship team.
Senior 5-5 PG Kari Brekke (10.9 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 3.9 apg), who signed with New Hampshire and senior 5-7 SG Sydney Levy (18.5 ppg, 8.6 rpg), a talented three-point shooter who signed with UW-Milwaukee, are the top returnees.
Junior 5-9 F Paige Schabo (10.6 ppg) and 5-8 senior F Kalen Klitzke (3.3 ppg, 2.6 rpg) were also pivotal players last season.
Junior 5-7 G Anna Laux, sophomore 6-0 F Emma Erickson and senior F Kylie Beecher will all have bigger roles this season.