THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Larsen, Berth Earn Post-Season Honors
Two of the best basketball players from TIMESland earned post-season honors following superb senior seasons.
Peshtigo standout Jordan Berth, who was tabbed the M-O Conference co-player of the year, was named to the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches all-star game for Division 3 North team. The game will be played on June 21 at the Just-A-Game Fieldhouse in Wisconsin Dells.
Another Bulldog, Zach Neumann, was selected as an alternate.
Oconto Falls hardwood star, McKenna Larsen, was voted to the third team all-state by the Associated Press. Larsen was named the Bay Conference player of the year and averaged 18.6 points, 6.4 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 3.8 steals per game while leading the Panthers to their first-ever state tournament appearance.
Oconto senior Laken James picked up some all-state honorable mention after being selected as the Packerland Conference co-player of the year along with Kennedy Blahnik of Algoma.
The girls first team all-state consisted of Allie LeClaire of Notre Dame, Arike Ogunbowale of DSHA, Gabrielle Ortiz from Racine Prairie, Jenny Lindner of Neillsville and Jessica Lindstrom from Superior.
Boys starting all-state team included Kevin Looney from Milwaukee Hamilton, Henry Ellenson of Rice Lake, Diamond Stone from Whitefish Bay Dominican, Sandy Cohen of Bay Conference champion Seymour and Riley LaChance of Brookfield Central.