Columbus Catholic And McDonell Have 2 All-State Players
Monday, March 20th, 2017 -- 11:18 am
Posted by Larry Hoeser, Sports Director
Division 5 State Semi-Finalists, the Columbus Catholic Dons and the McDonell Central Macks, both from the Cloverbelt Conference, have each placed two players on the WBCA Division 5 All-State Team....
Columbus Catholic senior Tyler Fuerlinger helped the Dons to their second WIAA State Tournament appearance by averaging 22.7 points, 7.1 rebounds and 3.7 assists. A 6-foot-2 wing player, Fuerlinger was named Player of the Year in the Eastern Cloverbelt Conference and helped Columbus Catholic to a 25-3 record and the league title.
Columbus Catholic senior point guard Hunter Schultz (6-0) earned first-team all-Eastern Cloverbelt Conference honors for the second time in the past three seasons by averaging 23.3 points, 3.9 rebounds and 3.2 assists for coach Joe Konieczny and the Dons.
Hayden Baughman of McDonell Central is an athletic 6-foot-6 junior wing prospect who averaged 15.2 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.0 assists while helping the Macks to a 24-4 record and a spot in the WIAA Division 5 State Tournament. The first-team all-league performer in the Western Cloverbelt Conference scored a career-high 29 points in a win over Chetek-Weyerhaeuser and has scored 845 points in three years of varsity play.
Alex Ohde of McDonell Central is a 6-foot-7 forward who scored in the paint and from the perimeter while helping the Macks to a 24-4 record. A four-year varsity performer for coach Archie Sherbinow, Ohde scored 1,279 career points and averaged 14.4 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.2 blocks as a senior en route to earning Player of the Year honors in the Western Cloverbelt Conference. Ohde plans to play college basketball at NCAA Division III UW-River Falls.
Division 5 WBCA All-State
Hayden Baughman, Jr., McDonell Central
Dylan Bunders, Sr., Almond-Bancroft
Neal Cerveny, Sr., Gresham
Tyler Fuerlinger, Sr., Columbus Catholic
Caiden Haake, Sr., Alma/Pepin
A.J. Hendrickson, Sr., Pecatonica
Matthew Myers, Sr., Barneveld
Alex Ohde, Sr., McDonell Central
Luke Reader, Jr., Bangor
Hunter Schultz, Sr., Columbus Catholic
Joe Grundhoffer, Jr., Assumption
Connor Heise, Sr., Lena
Kayne Korger, Sr., Augusta
Kody Krueger, Sr., Hilbert
John Ross Linscheid, Sr., Highland
Hunter Matye, Sr., Shullsburg
Joseph Meyer, Sr., Shullsburg
Nick Payne, Sr., Seneca
Drew Rohde, Sr., Prentice
Sawyer Rosner, Sr., Phelps
Wesley Schiek, Jr., Valley Christian
Davin Stricker, Sr., Mellen