Aquinas’ Lexi Donarski has been named the 2020 Miss Basketball award-winner by the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association, sponsored by JustAgame Fieldhouse in Wisconsin Dells.
“Was super excited when my parents shared the news with me. It’s a great honor to be named Miss Basketball,” explained Donarski.
Donarski is a highly skilled and dynamic point guard that can take over a game with her ability to shoot the three, get to the hoop and find the open player. She also plays at a high level on the defensive end of the floor, using her length and athleticism to get steals and deflections.
“Was definitely a goal of mine (to be named Miss Basketball).”
Donarski added that said that playing around great teammates helped her reach this goal.
The 5-foot-10 point guard and Iowa State signee averaged 24.2 points, 4.5 rebounds, 7.0 assists, and 5.5 steals per game for coach and father Dave Donarski.
Donarski was a four-time WBCA all-state selection, and finished her career with 2,106 points, 561 assists and 388 steals.
Aquinas posted a 107-3 record in Lexi’s four years, including two state titles and they were headed to a fourth consecutive state title game with a chance at a three-peat before the Coronavirus pandemic forced the WIAA cancel the remaining games of the state tournament.
Coach Donarski said that Lexi had so many great mentors that helped her get to where she is today. “Proud of the effort level and how dedicated she has been,” he added.
Coach Donarski added that you don’t get recognition like this without a great supporting cast.
Lexi is a three-sport athlete at Aquinas, also excelling in volleyball and track & field. She has reached the state tournament in both sports to go along with her four trips to state in basketball.
Donarski said she was glad she played three sports in high school. “The cross training helped my speed and jumping ability.”
Coach Donarski explained that playing three sports has made her a well-rounded player because of all of her experiences.