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Senior Girls Basketball Awards: Shooter Finalists

03/05/2020, 12:30pm CST
By Norbert Durst

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The finalists for the top senior shooter award have been selected. Winners are announced the week of the state tournament. 

Bridget Froehlke, Wrightstown: Froehlke, a 5-foot-9 point guard, has connected on a state-best 110 three-pointers, while shooting 38.7 percent. The NCAA Division I University of Kansas City-Missouri signee is averaging 19.8 points, state-high 7.2 assists, and 2.3 steals per game for the Tigers, 22-2 overall. Froehlke has career totals of 1,391 points, 277 three-pointers and 501 assists. Wrightstown plays Freedom in a Division 3 sectional semifinal tonight at Kimberly High School. 

McKenzie Johnson, Bay Port: Johnson, a 5-foot-5 guard, is shooting 72-for-149 from behind the arc for the Pirates, the 48.3 percent from 3-point land is the highest percentage in Division 1. Johnson averages 13.8 points per game for Bay Port, 22-2 overall. She has over 900 career points and helped the Pirates capture the Division 1 state title as a junior. Bay Port plays Stevens Point at D.C. Everest High School tonight in a sectional semifinal. 

Natalie Leuzinger, Black Hawk: Leuzinger, a 5-foot-9 guard, has connected on 35 of her 86 three-points this season. The Wisconsin walk-on is averaging 16.2 points, 5 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 3.4 steals per game for the undefeated Warriors, 24-0 and riding a 52-game winning streak. Leuzinger is the school's all-time leading scorer with 1,762 points and has made 175 three-pointers in her career. She helped lead Black Hawk to the Division 5 state title last season. Black Hawk meets Fall River in a D5 sectional semifinal tonight at Evansville High School. 

Jada Spence, Pius XI Catholic: Spence, a 6-foot forward, is shooting 56-for-134 (41.8%) from behind the arc this season. The NCAA Division I Tennessee State signee is averages a team-high 14.4 points, to go along with 6.6 rebounds per game for the Lady Popes, 21-3 overall. Spence has 817 career points heading into tonight's D2 sectional semifinal against Milwaukee School of Languages at Brown Deer High School. 

Taylor Theusch, Aquinas: Theusch, a 5-foot-7 guard, has made 72 of her 163 three-pointers, for an average of 44.2 percent for the Blugolds. The Minnesota State signee is averaging 14.6 points and 2.1 steals per contest for Aquinas, 22-1 overall. Theusch has helped the Blugolds to back-to-back Division 4 state titles, and a state-runner up finish so far in her career. She has career totals of 1,159 points and 267 three-pointers. Aquinas plays Mineral Point in a D4 sectional semifinal tonight at Baraboo High School. 

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