Bettcher, Tangen named to Mid-State all-conference girls basketball team
Alex Bettcher, Sarah Tangen, Jacee Hauser, Abby Larson earn all-conference awards.
Junior forward Alex Bettcher and senior guard and captain Sarah Tangen were named to the Mid-State girls basketball all-conference team. Detroit Lakes head coach Rachel Johnson announced the distinctions, along with team awards after the team’s season-ending banquet.
Sophomore forward Jacee Hauser, Johnson’s most improved player, and fellow sophomore guard Abby Larson, both earned honorable mention.
Bettcher was the team’s offensive MVP; senior Maddy Bowers earned the award on the defensive end.
Senior Ava Gilbert was the outstanding team member and Kate Stearns received the coaches award.
Detroit Lakes graduates four seniors: Gilbert, Bowers, Tangen, and Kylee Price.
Tori Oehrlein of Crosby-Ironton was named the Mid-State’s most valuable player. Oehrlein averaged 21.4 points, 10.4 rebounds and 7.3 assists a game, according to the Brainerd Dispatch.
Mid-State All-Conference Girls Basketball Team
Ally Ehnstrom - Aitkin, Karli Nixon, Tori Oehrlein - Crosby-Ironton; Sarah Tangen, Alex Bettcher - Detroit Lakes; Tori Weaver - Park Rapids; Maci Martini, Kelsi Martini, Isabel Larson - Pequot Lakes; Haley Chicos - Staples-Motley.
Teagan Peicek - Aitkin; Jacey Rydberg, Kalli Pappenfuss - Crosby-Ironton; Jacee Hauser, Abby Larson - Detroit Lakes; Olivia Davis, Abby Morris - Park Rapids; Afton Crocker, Lauren Schultz - Pequot Lakes; Tabatha Allen - Staples-Motley.
Most Valuable Player - Tori Oehrlein - Crosby-Ironton
Detroit Lakes team awards
Varsity (Head Coach Rachel Johnson)
MGBCA Academic All-State: Maddy Bowers, Ava Gilbert, Sarah Tangen.
All-State Team Gold award (3.83 cumulative GPA)
Offensive MVP: Alex Bettcher
Defensive MVP: Maddy Bowers
Outstanding team member: Ava Gilbert
Coaches award: Kate Stearns
Most improved: Jacee Hauser
Junior Varsity (Coach Dave Hutchinson, Manager Daisy Hendrickson)
Offensive MVP: Ellie Lunde
Defensive MVP: Helena Daggett
Outstanding team member: Olivia Clark-Burnette
Coaches award: Shayla Stattelman
Most improved: Ellie Steffl
C-Team (Coach Kris Swenson, Manager Mia Hanson)
Offensive MVP: Ella Okeson
Defensive MVP: Elle Bettcher
Outstanding team member: Ella Bommersbach
Coaches award: Sidney Borgmann
Most improved: Brooklyn Markuson
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