Neillsville's Lindner named to AP girls first team

By: AP Email
By: AP Email


   Maddy Gits, sr., Oregon; Alison Hughes, jr., Janesville Craig; Alexa Kelsey, sr., Monona Grove; Taylor Nelson, sr., Monona Grove; Brooke Trewyn, sr., Whitewater; Monica Muth, jr., Cambridge; Emma Roenneburg, jr., Adams-Friendship; Rachel Slaney, jr., Barneveld; Taylor Stanek, jr., Dodgeville; Kelly Tramburg, soph., Fall River; Hannah Whitish, soph., Barneveld; Shae Brey, soph., Eau Claire Regis; Hailey Kontny, sr., Superior; Mallie Doucette, sr., Colfax; Morganne Gruber, jr., Durand; Alyssa Fischer, jr., Manitowoc Lincoln; Shelby Otto, jr., Reedsville; Courtney Meyer, sr., Onalaska; Chelsea Ritter, jr., La Crosse Aquinas; Annalese Lamke, jr., Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau; Gabby Green, jr, Milwaukee Pius XI; Bre Cera, soph., Mukwonago; Ellie Harmeyer, jr., Somers Shoreland Lutheran; Kari Clements, sr., Wilmot; Shakeela Fowler, jr., Milwaukee King; Abby Gerrits, soph., Pewaukee; Amani Wilborn, jr., Milwaukee Riverside; Katie Salmon, sr., Wauwatosa East; Jessica Kelliher, jr., Waukesha North; Ramiyah Bennett, sr., Heritage Christian; Kennedy Blahnik, sr., Algoma; Laken James, sr., Oconto; Abby Radue, sr., Fox Valley Lutheran; Kauri Jensen, sr., Neenah; Mackenzie Greisch, sr., Appleton North; Maddy Reed, sr., Oshkosh Lourdes Academy; Brooklyn Schamens, sr., Oshkosh North; Maranda Huibregtse, sr., Oostburg; CJ Usadel, sr., Sheboygan North; Melanie Schneider, jr., Fond du Lac St. Mary's Springs; Gena Grundhoffer, soph., Wisconsin Rapids Assumption; Jaimee Pitt, sr., Amherst; Taylor Hodell, jr., D.C. Everest; Stephany Heggemeier, jr., Owen-Withee; Renee Sladek, sr., Merrill.

   Player of the year -- Arike Ogunbowale, Divine Savior Holy Angels

   Coach of the year -- Steve Hluchnik, Oak Creek

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Divine Savior Holy Angels junior Arike Ogunbowale has been named Wisconsin Associated Press girls basketball player of the year for the second year in a row.

Ogunbowale led DSHA to its first conference title as well as its first sectional berth since 2010. The 5-foot-9 guard/forward averaged 22.7 points, 12.2 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 2.9 steals per game for a team that went 20-5.

Ogunbowale edged Racine Prairie senior Gabrielle Ortiz for the honor.

Also on the first team are Jenny Lindner of Neillsville, Superior's Jessica Lindstrom and Allie LeClaire of Green Bay Notre Dame.

Oak Creek's Steve Hluchnik was voted Wisconsin AP coach of the year. Hluchnik led Oak Creek to the first basketball state championship -- boys or girls -- in the school's history.

First team

x- Arike Ogunbowale, 5-9, jr., G/F, Divine Savior Holy Angels

x- Gabrielle Ortiz, 5-7, sr., G, Racine Prairie

x- Jenny Lindner, 6-0, sr., G, Neillsville

Jessica Lindstrom, 6-2, sr., F, Superior

Allie LeClaire, 5-9, sr., G, Green Bay Notre Dame

Second team

Frankie Wurtz , 5-8, jr., G, Kimberly

Carly Mohns, 6-1, sr., F, Brodhead

Kayla Goth, 6-1, jr., W, DeForest

Stephanie Kostowicz, 6-2, sr., F, Oak Creek

Allazia Blockton, 5-9, jr., F, Whitefish Bay Dominican

Third team

Kelly Smith, 6-1, sr., G, Arrowhead

Tamya Sims, 6-2, sr., F, Oak Creek

Maya Jonas, 6-2, sr., G, Whitefish Bay

Kelli Schrauth, 5-11, jr., F, Fond du Lac St. Mary's Springs

McKenna Larsen, 5-7, sr., G, Oconto Falls

Fourth team

Mikayla Voigt, 5-9, jr., G, Kettle Moraine Lutheran

Chloe Wanink, 5-7, jr., G, Cameron

Jen Wellnitz, 5-8, sr., G, Black Hawk

Megan Gustafson, 6-3, jr., F, South Shore

Lydia Rhode, 5-10, sr., G, Brookfield Central

(x) - unanimous selection

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