By Barry Poe | Photo by Britt Kudla
Here are some stars from last week’s high school girls’ basketball games across Iowa.
If you know of a piece of excellence that we should include, please let us know.
Audi Crooks, Algona Garrigan
Although it was a low by Crooks’ standards (28.9 ppg.), the Iowa State recruit had 20 points, 19 rebounds, three assists and three blocked shots in a 78-29 win over Lake Mills. Garrigan is the defending Class 1A champion.
Lindsey Davis, Nodaway Valley
The junior made 16 of 18 shots and scored 33 points in an easy win over Southwest Valley. Davis also dished out seven assists.
Jenna Hopp, Glenwood
The South Dakota State recruit had 29 points, seven rebounds and five steals as the Rams defeated Red Oak 60-37.
Carlee Rochford, New Hampton
The senior scored 30 points and led the Chickasaws to a 66-58 win over Waterloo Columbus. A standout track and field athlete, Rochford also had nine rebounds, four steals and four assists.
Gracie Schoonhoven, Christian of Unity of Orange City
The standout senior nearly netted a quadruple-double in the Knights’ 79-50 win over Hull Western Christian. Schoonhoven, who went to Dordt University, made 11 of her shots for 31 points, dished out 13 assists, had nine steals and eight rebounds.
Sydney Doschet, Kingsley-Pierson
Doschet, just a freshman, had 25 points, eight rebounds, four steals and two assists in a 63-45 win over West Monona. She averages just over 22 points per game.
Trishelle Miller, Sioux City East
Miller, another talented newcomer, finished with 20 points and six assists in a narrow 69-67 loss to Sioux City rival Bishop Heelan.
Delaney Scherf, Central Elkader
The senior threw in 29 points along with six assists in a 75-27 win over West Central. Scherf made four 3-pointers for the undefeated Warriors.
Haylee Stokes, Estherville-Lincoln Central
The runner-up finished the tournament with 26 points and six assists for the defending Class 3A champion in a 74-58 win over Newell-Fonda. It was the second win of the season for the Midgets over a strong Newell-Fonda squad.
Halle Vice, Pleasant Valley
Vice, a Marquette University recruit, scored 17 points as the undefeated Spartans defeated Davenport North 55-46 in a Class 5A state-ranked team clash.
Addison Klosterbuer, central Lyon
The University of South Dakota senior and recruit scored 27 points on 10 of 15 shots as the Lions went undefeated in a 72-27 win over Sheldon. Klosterbuer sunk five 3-point shots.
Halli Poock, Waterloo West
The senior point guard and Bradley University commitment posted a season-high 32 points as the Wahawks clinched a 73-50 win over defending Class 4A champion Cedar Rapids Xavier.
Halle Feaker, South Hamilton
The senior had 22 points in the Hawks’ 73-20 win over Greene County. Feaker drained four shots from beyond the arc for the 11-2 Hawks.
Arianna Jackson, Des Moines Roosevelt
Jackson, who played for Iowa State early in her career, had 24 points, eight steals and seven rebounds in the Roughriders’ 69-53 win over Fort Dodge. The senior, who also dished out a few assists, was 4-for-5 on 3-pointers.
Isabelle Elliott, Sumner-Friedrichsburg
The junior showed a phenomenal performance in the 63:54 win against Jesup. Elliott finished with 29 points, 22 rebounds and four assists.
Ava Zediker, West Des Moines Dowling
The sophomore had 28 points, five rebounds and four assists as the Maroons defeated frontrunner Johnston 62-48. Earlier in the week, Zediker had 31 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out three assists in a 56-40 win over Waukee.
Jenna Twedt, Benton
The senior scored 23 points in a 46-38 win over Center Point-Urbana. Twedt became the all-time leading scorer in Benton history with 1,554 points.
Andrea Lopreato, Mount Pleasant
The senior just missed a triple-double in the 65:30 win over Danville. Lopreato accumulated 25 points, 15 rebounds and nine steals, and also gave out six assists.
Sahara Williams, Waterloo West
Williams, who will play at the University of Oklahoma, scored 30 points in the Wahawks’ win over Cedar Rapids Xavier.
Kaliyah Sain, Cedar Rapids Kennedy
The senior had 22 points, seven rebounds and four assists in a 66-62 win over Dubuque Senior. Sain also tallied 20 points to lead Kennedy behind Cedar Rapids Prairie.
Whitney Klyn, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont
The senior had 27 points, six rebounds, six steals and five assists in a win over Cardinal. The Rockets have a 14-0 record behind Klyn, averaging just under 20 points per game.
Morgan Mann, Humboldt
Mann, a sophomore, threw in 30 points, nine rebounds, six assists and four steals in a 68-53 triumph over Iowa Falls-Alden.
Jayden Kuper, Monticello
The sophomore recorded a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds as the Panthers defeated Bellevue 48-36. Kuper also had five steals and three assists.
Callie Levin, Solon
The junior, who joined the University of Iowa ahead of her sophomore season, had 25 points, eight rebounds and four steals in a 56-50 win over Mount Vernon.
Audrey Helmrichs, Edgewood-Colesburg
The junior accumulated 36 points and racked up 22 rebounds (16 offense) as the Vikings defeated Central City 79-48. That came one night after a 21-point, 15-rebound performance against North Cedar.
Dasia Foster, Oskaloosa
The sophomore had 19 points and 19 rebounds in the Indians’ 53-43 win over Pella Christian.