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Coach of the Year
Melissa Guebbert, Eastview (Apple Valley)
The Lightning defeated ever single school they faced this season: after their first loss of the season in February, against Bloomington Kennedy, Guebbert’s team ran the table, then toppled Kennedy in a rematch to claim the 4A state title.
G Carlie Wagner, New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva (New Richland), 5-9, Sr. (Player of the Year)
The most dominant scorer in the state—she broke her own tournament record with 53 points in the Panthers’ Class 2A title victory—this future Minnesota Golden Gopher averaged 37.2 points, 4.8 rebounds, 4.6 assists, and 3.9 steals.
G Kenisha Bell, Kennedy (Bloomington), 5-8, Sr.
A danger on both sides of the floor, Bell—who will play for Marquette next year—averaged 20.5 points per game, 6.2 assists, and 3.5 steals for the Eagles.
G Sydney Lamberty, Park (Cottage Grove), 5-10, Sr.
Capable of scoring from anywhere on the floor, this future Creighton Bluejay averaged 21.7 points for the Wolfpack.
F Cayla McMorris, Park Center (Brooklyn Park), 5-10, Sr.
A Wisconsin Badger next fall, McMorris averaged 21.6 points, 7.7 rebounds, and 2.5 steals and scored 21 points in the Pirates thrilling 3A state title, triple overtime win over Marshall.
C Chase Coley, Washburn (Minneapolis), 6-3, Sr.
Equally dominant on offense (24.7 points, 6.2 assists) and defense (18.4 boards, 5.5 steals) Coley guided the Millers to the Class 3A state semifinals before she joins the University of Iowa next fall.
G Madison Guebbert, Eastview (Apple Valley), 5-8, Jr.
G Taylor Thunstedt, New London-Spicer (New London), 5-6, Sr.
G Tia Elbert, Tartan (Oakdale), 5-6, Sr.
F Madison Dean, Jordan (Jordan), 5-9, Sr.
C Bryanna Fernstrom, Chisago Lakes (Lindstrom), 6-5, Sr.