ROSHOLT'S SKIBBA NAMED CWC SOUTH GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR
By Paul Lecker
For Zaleski Sports
Rosholt had a pair of unanimous first-team selections, including Player of the Year honoree Kayee Skibba, on the 2020-21 All-Central Wisconsin Conference South Division Girls Basketball Team, as voted on by conference coaches following the season.
Skibba averaged 11.9 points and a conference-best 10.5 rebounds per game, while also leading CWC South champion Rosholt with 96 assists and 68 steals.
Rosholt’s top scorer, Megan Pierce, was also a unanimous first-team pick. Pierce averaged 17 points and 5 rebounds per game this season for the Hornets.
Rounding out the first-team selections were Wild Rose sophomore Laney Havlovitz, Stevens Point Pacelli senior Emma Van Order, and Port Edwards junior Taylor Martin.
Havlovitz averaged 16.7 points per game with 23 3-pointers for Wild Rose, which finished a game behind Rosholt in the conference standings. She also led the Wildcats in rebounding (6.9 per game), assists (6.3 per game) and steals (5.3 per game).
Van Order made a conference-best 45 3-pointers and shot 82.6 percent from the free throw line while averaging 17.4 points per game this season for Pacelli.
Martin, a junior guard, topped Port Edwards in scoring (16.1 ppg), rebounds (8.2 rpg), assists (47), steals (66) and 3-pointers (34).
Pacelli’s Sami Miller was among the second-team selections after averaging 12.4 points and 3.2 assists per game for the Cardinals.
2020-21 All-Central Wisconsin Conference South Division Girls Basketball Team
*denotes unanimous selection
First team: *Megan Pierce, sr., Rosholt; *Kaylee Skibba, sr., Rosholt; Laney Havlovitz, so., Wild Rose; Emma Van Order, sr., Stevens Point Pacelli; Taylor Martin, jr., Port Edwards.
Second team: Amber Studzinski, sr., Rosholt; Orria Wood, jr., Wild Rose; Sami Miller, sr., Stevens Point Pacelli; Carlee Lamb, jr., Almond-Bancroft; Chloee Dernbach, sr., Almond-Bancroft.
Honorable mention: Olivia Gagas, sr., Rosholt; Julia Redmond, sr., Pittsville; Bekah Downs, sr., Pittsville; Aryah Elm, jr., Wild Rose; Torrance Marquez, sr., Wild Rose; Lexie Dernbach, fr., Almond-Bancroft; Megan Reilley, sr., Tri-County.
Player of the Year: Kaylee Skibba, Rosholt.
Coach of the Year: Curt Dombrowski, Rosholt.