Mitchell’s Sawyer Stoebner has been selected to her second Class AA All-State team, earning a spot on the first team after being a second team selection last year.
Stoebner averaged 14.6 points, 11.2 rebounds 3.7 assists and 3.2 steals per game this season to lead the Kernels to sixth place at the AA Girls Basketball Tournament earlier this month in Sioux Falls.
Mitchell (10-14 on the season) was the first ever #12 seed to advance out of the SoDak 16, winning at #5 Brandon Valley, 53-49 on March 3.
The Kernels would go on to defeat #8 Watertown in the consolation semifinals, 48-37 on March 10.
Mahli Abdouch of SF O’Gorman and Hilary Behrens of Brandon Valley were named Co-AA Girls Basketball Players of the Year. Abdouch averaged 16.4 ppg and 4.5 apg, while Behrens led AA at 17.3 ppg. Both Abdouch and Behrens have committed to play collegiately at South Dakota State.
‘AA’ Player of the Year – Hilary Behrens (Brandon Valley) and Mahli Abdouch (SF O’Gorman)
CLASS AA – First team
Mahli Abdouch, Sioux Falls O’Gorman, (Jr.) – 16.4 points, 4.5 assists, 3.3 steals
Hilary Behrens, Brandon Valley, (Sr.) – 17.3 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.7 steals
Brooklyn Harpe, Sioux Falls Washington, (Sr.) – 16.4 points, 6.6 rebounds
Remington Price, Pierre, (Sr.) – 13.6 points
Cierra Watkins, Sioux Falls Jefferson, (Sr.) – 12.9 points
Sawyer Stoebner, Mitchell, (Jr.) – 13.9 points, 11.1 rebounds
CLASS AA – Second team
Taaliyah Porter, Rapid City Stevens, (So.) – 17.1 points, 6.7 rebounds
Jaidyn Dunn, Sioux Falls Jefferson, (Jr.) – 9.9 points, 7.5 rebounds
Jaida Young, Watertown, (Sr.) – 12 points, 5 rebounds
Reese Terwilliger, Pierre, (Jr.) – 12.1 points, 6.7 rebounds
Mariah Siem, Sioux Falls Lincoln, (Sr.) – 12.4 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.8 steals
Grace Peterson, Sioux Falls Washington, (So.) – 11.2 points