The Iowa Print Sports Writers Association (IPSWA) has released their all-state girls basketball lists for the 2022-2023 season.
Remsen St. Mary’s junior Whitney Jensen headlined the area athletes by earning first team All-State for her outstanding season. Jensen led the Hawks in scoring with an average of 14.6 points per game shooting 54.6% from the field and 43.8% from three-point range.
The Hawks picked up another all-state honoree in junior Mya Bunkers. Bunkers was named to the Class 1A third team All-State squad for her help in leading the Hawk offense with a strong showing at the free throw line. Bunkers averaged 12.9 points per game while shooting 87.2% from the free throw line. That percentage ranks seventh in the state amongst all five classes.
On Class 2A’s third team All-State list, another pair of Plymouth County athletes earned spots. MMCRU Senior Kora Alesch led the Royals in every statistical category this season. She scored 18.5 points per game on 38.6% shooting from the field while pulling down nearly seven rebounds a game, dishing out nearly four assists per game, and recording 2.3 steals per game.
Hinton freshman Bailey Boeve also earned third team All-State honors in Class 2A. Boeve took the state by storm in volleyball and made some noise on the basketball court as well. Boeve led the team while averaging a double-double of 15.3 points and 10 rebounds per game. She also record 3.1 steals per game on the defensive end which was second best on the team.
Bishop Garrigan’s Audi Crooks was named 2023 Miss Iowa Basketball. You can view the entire list of all-state honorees by clicking here.