GBB: Kusler and Kopecky named to AA All-State girls team

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Brent Nathaniel

WATERTOWN, S.D. ( — State champions Sioux Falls Washington led the first team selections on the 2021 Girls Class AA All-State team.

Two from Aberdeen Central were also selected this year.  Senior Brooklyn Kusler on the first team and senior Abby Kopecky on the second team.

Kusler averaged 18 points per game, and grabbed an average of seven boards.  Kopecky this season averaged 14 rebounds and three steals.

The Golden Eagles took home a seventh place trophy from the AA Tournament and a record of 20-4.

First Team
1. Sydni Schetnan – Sioux Falls Washington HS (Sr)
2. Ndjakalenga Mwenentanda – Sioux Falls Washington HS (Jr)
3. Hilary Behrens – Brandon Valley HS (10)
4. Brecli Honner – Harrisburg HS (Sr)
5. Brooklyn Kusler – Aberdeen Central HS (Sr)
6. Isabelle Moore – Sioux Falls O’Gorman HS (Sr)

Second Team
1. Hannah Ronsiek – Sioux Falls O’Gorman HS (Jr)
2. Jayda McNabb – Rapid City Stevens HS (Jr)
3. Macy Kempf – Mitchell HS (Sr)
4. Abby Kopecky– Aberdeen Central HS (Sr)
5. Jordon Heckert – Rapid City Central HS (Sr)
6. Emilee Boyer – Harrisburg HS (Jr)

2021 AA Girls Player of The Year:
Sydni Schetnan – Sioux Falls Washington HS (Sr)