Two members of Marion’s 17-5 girls’ basketball team have received recognition from Heart of America league coaches.
Senior Kourtney Hansen received first-team recognition. Marion’s leading scorer, Hansen turned in per-game averages of 15.05 points and 9.09 rebounds this season. She led the league in rebounds (200), steals (97) and assists (95).
In her four-year career at Marion, Hansen scored 1,077 points, averaging 12.38 per game. She grabbed a total of 703 rebounds (8.08 per game), recorded 324 assists and 359 steals. Hansen was 403-for-770 from the field in her career (52 percent).
Senior Alli Molleker was named to the second team. She averaged 6.57 points and 4.95 rebounds this season. In three years with the team, Molleker scored 262 points (5.24 per game) and grabbed 203 rebounds (4.06 per game). She recorded 46 assists and 76 steals. Molleker was 108-for-248 from the field in her career (44 percent).
2018 All-HOA Basketball
First team: Ashtyn Wiebe, sr., Berean Academy; Kourtney Hansen, sr., Marion; Taya Wilson, sr., Sterling; Bethany Stucky, sr., Moundridge; Sydney Hilliard, sr., Sedgwick; Kimalee Cook, fr., Remington; MaKayla Michael, sr., Inman; Hayley Hughes, fr., Hutchinson Trinity.
Second team: Brooke Wiebe, so., Berean Academy; Camille Schwiezer, sr., Sterling; Olivia Shank, jr., Hutchinson Trinity; Chloe Stanley, so., Bennington; Grace Thompson, so., Sedgwick; Alli Molleker, sr., Marion.
Honorable mention: Olivia Clark, jr., Inman; Aniston Ramsey, sr., Sterling; Macy DeWitt, jr., Inman; Sage Westerfield, sr., Remington; Elizabeth Zrubek, sr., Hutchinson Trinity; Grace Rowland, jr., Sterling; Kassidy Kaufman, sr., Moundridge; Macie McGinn, sr., Sedgwick; Lexi Kochanowski, sr., Ell-Saline; Mallory Wiebe, jr., Berean Academy; Sienna Schmidt, sr., Remington.