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WITHOUT QUESTION, THE TOP POINT GUARD IN OUR AREA WAS RICE LAKE'S DAN CULY, THE WARRIORS FLOOR GENERAL WHO LED RICE LAKE TO THE BIG RIVERS TITLE AVERAGED NEARLY 20 POINTS PER GAME, AND DESERVING OF THE TV-13 PLAYER OF THE YEAR...
IN LACROSSE, AQUINAS' SCOTT CHRISTOPHERSON ELECTRIFIED GYMS WITH HIS ABILITY TO SHOOT FROM THE OUTSIDE AND TAKE IT TO THE HOLE... THE MARQUETTE-BOUND CHRISTOPHERSON AVERAGED MORE THAN 22 POINTS PER GAME IN LEADING THE BLUGOLDS TO A STATE RUNNER-UP FINISH IN DIVISION THREE...
BACK HERE IN EAU CLAIRE, MEMORIAL'S MATT JACOBS HELPED SHOOT THE OLD ABES TO THE DIVISION ONE SECTIONALS FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW, JACOBS LEAVES MEMORIAL AS THE SCHOOL'S ALL-TIME 3-POINT BASKET LEADER...
WHILE ON THE NORTH SIDE OF TOWN, 6-FOOT 8-INCH CENTER TYLER BROWN WAS THE DOMINANT BIG MAN IN THE CITY AVERAGING 13 POINTS PER GAME... THE BEST YET TO COME FOR BROWN AS HE HAS TWO YEARS LEFT IN HIS HIGH SCHOOL CAREER...
EAU CLAIRE REGIS FORWARD MATT DEMARS WAS A MAIN COG IN A RAMBLERS SQUAD THAT REACHED THE W-I-A-A STATE TOURNAMENT FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER... REGIS' SECOND-LEADING SCORER, DEMARS LED THE RAMBLERS IN REBOUNDING AND ASSISTS... ALTOONA'S HIGH-FLYING SHANE MANOR EARNS HOOP HEROES RECOGNITION IN HELPING THE RAILS TO A SHARE OF THE WESTERN CLOVERBELT TITLE... MANOR AVERAGING MORE THAN 16 POINTS PER GAME IN LEADING ALTOONA...
GILMAN'S JACOB DORO WAS THE DRIVING FORCE IN HELPING THE PIRATES TO THEIR FIRST TRIP TO THE WIAA STATE TOURNAMENT IN MADISON, DORO, A STAND-OUT ON THE FOOTBALL FIELD, ONE OF THE TOP ALL-AROUND ATHLETES IN WESTERN WISCONSIN...
ELEVA-STRUM'S LANCE RONGSTAD HAD PLENTY OF HELP IN PROPELLING THE CARDINALS TO THEIR SECOND STRAIGHT TRIP TO MADISON, THIS TIME, ELEVA-STRUM, WINNING A SILVER BALL AS STATE RUNNER UP IN DIVISION FOUR...
ROUNDING OUT THIS YEAR'S HOOP HEROES BOYS SQUAD, CHIPPEWA FALLS' JOSH PRINCE, THE CATALYST FOR A CARDINALS' SQUAD THAT HAS A BRIGHT FUTURE UNDER COACH LUKE MADSEN...
AND FROM OSSEO-FAIRCHILD, GUARD TYLER LANGNER HELPED LEAD THE CHIEFTAINS TO A STRONG POST-SEASON RUN, THAT CAME UP SHORT IN A SECTIONAL SEMIFINAL LOSS TO REGIS... LANGNER THE WESTERN CLOVERBELT'S SECOND-LEADING SCORER AVERAGING 17 POINTS PER GAME...
FROM THE MIDDLE BORDER, BALDWIN-WOODVILLE'S MARCUS HELLAND ONE OF THE TOP BIG MEN IN THE AREA, A THREAT TO PASS OUT OF THE POST, AND COULD TAKE HIS GAME TO THE OUTSIDE, LED THE BLACKHAWKS TO THE CONFERENCE TITLE SCORING MORE THAN 17 POINTS PER GAME...


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