Kelsey Peschel (right) and Maesyn Thiesen (left) in their section final on March 9. They were named two of the Mainstreeters' three all-tournament selections after beating Roseau to win the Class 2A state championship. Photo by Jeff Lawler, SportsEngine
Sauk Centre and Roseau led the way in Class 2A all-tournament selections, with the Mainstreeters and Rams each having three honorees after their state championship duel.
In a rematch of last year's Class 2A state title game, the Mainstreeters exacted revenge, defeating the Rams 63-52 to cap a perfect 33-0 season.
In the state championship victory, Sauk Centre's Kelsey and Tori Peschel scored 18 points apiece. Kelsey was a perfect 4-for-4 from the free-throw line and Tori contributed 15 rebounds. Maesyn Thiesen added 17 points.
Sauk Centre's all-tourney trio scored 152 points total in the state tournament, including 21 three-pointers.
Roseau's Kacie and Katie Borowitz combined for 25 points in the title game, while Kacie led the Rams with 12 rebounds. Teammate and fellow all-tourney selection Victoria Johnson added 8 points in the Rams' loss.
Throughout the Rams' tournament, Kacie did the heavy lifting, scoring a staggering 70 points total. The Borowitz duo combined for 37 of 43 free throws made.
Scroll through the tables below to see who else was selected to this year's all-tournament teams.
|Jaclyn Jarnot||Forward||Maranatha Christian Academy|
|Bren Fox||Center||Norwood-Young America|
|Abby Mackenthun||Guard||Norwood-Young Amerca|
|Kelsey Peschel||Guard||Sauk Centre|
|Tori Peschel||Guard||Sauk Centre|
|Maesyn Thiesen||Guard||Sauk Centre|
|Destinee Oberg||Forward||Holy Angels|
|Heaven Hamling||Guard||Grand Rapids|
|Hannah DeMars||Forward||Grand Rapids|
|Aja Wheeler||Guard||Robbinsdale Cooper|
|Kierra Wheeler||Forward||Robbinsdale Cooper|
|Andrea Tribble||Guard||Robbinsdale Cooper|
|Frannie Hottinger||Forward||Cretin-Derham Hall|
|Lauren Jensen||Guard||Lakeville North|
|Ke James||Center||Lakeville North|
|Kora Kritzberger||Forward||Ada-Borup/Norman County West|
|Mary Burke||Forward||Mountain Iron-Buhl|
|Madi Heiderscheidt||Guard||Sleepy Eye|
|Sarah Ibarra||Guard||Sleepy Eye|
|Brianna Polesky||Guard||Sleepy Eye|
Presented by the Minnesota State High School League and Wells Fargo, the all-tournament teams were selected by a panel of coaches attending the state tournament.
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