Algoma’s Baleigh Delorit has made a verbal commitment to the Northern Michigan University women’s basketball team.
The 5-foot-10 guard earned Packerland Conference player of the year honors as a junior after averaging 17.1 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.4 assists to lead the Wolves to a ninth straight conference title.
Delorit, which helped Algoma win the WIAA Division 4 state title in 2013, shot 45.2 percent from 3-point range on the way to earning honorable mention all-state recognition from the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association last season.
Delorit will receive a full scholarship from Northern Michigan, which is a NCAA Division II program located in Marquette, Mich.
“Baleigh has been an excellent player for our program. She’s earned it,” Algoma girls basketball coach Mark Zastrow said.
L-C’s Zeitler commits to Bemidji State
Luxemburg-Casco’s Jake Zeitler gave a verbal commitment to play basketball at Bemidji State.
The 6-foot-4 guard led the Bay Conference with 78 assists and was second with 17.6 points per game.
Zeitler, a first-team all-Bay choice, had a 49.3 percent field-goal shooting percentage, including 40.3 percent (64-for-159) from 3-point range last season. He averaged 6.8 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game.
Bemidji State is a DII program located in Bemidji, Minn. Zeitler will receive a partial scholarship.
All-star soccer game
Five area players from the Class of 2015 will compete in the Wisconsin Soccer Coaches Association all-star game on July 25 in Whitewater.
The area players included: De Pere goalie Kelly Kent and forward Alek Kleis, Green Bay Preble defenseman Sophia Sachs and midfielder Kendra Jepson, and Green Bay Notre Dame defenseman Madi Larsen.
All five players earned first-team all-Fox River Classic Conference honors as seniors.
Green Bay Notre Dame alum Hunter Charneski has signed to play in the Indoor Football League next season with the Bemidji Axemen. Charneski, a defensive lineman at Grand Valley State, will play fullback and linebacker. … Brandon Erkkila has been hired as the new head coach of the Bay Area Ice Bears co-op girls hockey team. Pat Rafferty resigned as head coach following three seasons, which included winning the WIAA state title in 2014.