It was quite the productive year for Manitowoc Lincoln’s Kali Hackmann.
In addition to reaching the 1,000-point plateau en route to a first-team All-Fox River Classic Conference selection, the Lincoln standout signed her national letter of intent to continue her basketball career at Winona State University in mid-November.
In her final season with the Ships, Hackmann — this year’s HTR Media Girls Basketball Player of the Year — became even more a student of the game Lincoln coach Jamie Ullman said.
“Kali’s always been smart when it comes to knowing what’s going on on the court,” Ullman said. “She just took it a step further this season at analyzing strategy and the gameplan.”
In addition to scoring 12.5 points per game, Hackmann handled most the dirty work inside the paint in one of the state’s toughest conferences while leading Lincoln to a No. 5 seed in the WIAA Girls State Basketball Division 1 Tournament.
Kali Hackmann, Sr., Lincoln (POY)
Hackmann broke the 1,000-point mark in the fourth quarter of Lincoln’s 63-37 road win over Green Bay Preble on Feb. 21…she averaged 12.5 points, five rebounds per game and 2.5 steal per game…she was named first-team All-FRCC…scored season-high 22 points on Jan. 25 against Green Bay Preble.
Shelby Otto, So., Reedsville
Scored three triple-doubles with at least 10 blocks, 10 points and 10 rebounds all three times…named Olympian Conference Player Of the Year…only area player to average a double-double…averaged 13.4 ppg, 10.8 rpg and 3.7 blocks per game….scored 20 plus points three times, including a season-high 25 points on Jan. 8 against Brillion.
Rachel Moczynski, Sr., Roncalli
Led Jets with six double-doubles….averaged 13.4 ppg, 7.1 rpg, 2.1 steals per game…scored 20 plus points five times including a season-high 26 points against Valders on Dec. 14…named 1st-team All-OC.
Mackenzie Walesh, Jr., Two Rivers
One of two players to be named unanimous All-Eastern Wisconsin Conference first team…averaged 14 ppg, 8.4 rpg, and 1.5 bpg…scored a season-high 25 points against Kiel on Feb. 5, one of two 20 plus games.
Brooke Goehring, Sr., Kiel
Named first-team All-EWC…averaged 11.3 ppg and 7.6 rpg…scored a season-high 23 points on Feb. 21, one of two 20 plus games…seven double-doubles, including six in last seven games of the season.
Danelle Buck, Jr., Valders
Averaged 14.4 ppg, 7.1 rpg and 2.1 steals per game….four 20 plus games including season-high 26 points on Dec. 10 against Hilbert…four double-doubles…named 1st-team All-OC.
Alyssa Fischer, So., Lincoln
Named second-team All-FRCC…averaged 12.7 ppg…four 20 plus games including a season-high 25 against Sheboygan South on Nov. 30 and again on Feb. 1 against Green Bay East.
Catherine Taddy, Sr., Roncalli
Season-high 12 assists on Dec. 18 against Valders… named second-team All-OC…averaged 7.9 ppg and 4.5 apg…scored season-high 20 points on Dec. 10 in triple-overtime loss to Reedsville.
MaKayla Menges, So., Manitowoc Lutheran
Scored season- and area-high 28 points on Feb. 26 against Shiocton, one of two 20 plus games…named second-team All-OC…averaged 11.9 ppg and 3.2 spg.
Walesh, Fr., Two Rivers
Season-high 21 points on Nov. 30 against Kewaskum…named second-team All-EWC…averaged 11.6 ppg, 6.5 rpg and 3.2 apg…two double-doubles.