Grace Beyer of Mukwonago and Sydnee Roby of Milwaukee King headline 2017 Division 1 WBCA All-State as unanimous selections. Kenzie Schmitz of Germantown is a repeat first team all-state pick.
Beyer led the Indians to a 22-3 overall record and reach a sectional semi-final before falling to state qualifier Middleton. The Division I prospect averaged 17 points per game for coach Rick Kolinske and the Indians. Last season, she helped Mukwonago finish as the state runner-up.
Roby, a 6-foot-4 forward, has multiple Division I offers, including Wisconsin, led the General to the state tournament before falling to state champion Appleton North in a state semi-final. She averaged 16.9 points, 11.7 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 3.8 blocks per game for coach Craig Machut and the Generals who finished the year with a 25-1 record.
Schmitz led Germantown to a sectional final before falling to state runner-up De Pere. The Miami-Ohio recruit averaged 20.6 points, 9.5 rebounds, 4 assists, 3.2 steals and 1.7 blocks per game for coach Matt Stuve the Warhawks who finished the year with a 23-3 record. She finished her career with 1,430 points.
Erin Howard of Madison East averaged 15.5 points, 11 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals and 1.7 blocks per game for coach James Adams and the Purgolders. The Auburn recruit led Madison East to a sectional final, falling to Middleton, and finished the year with a 19-6 record.
Jayda Jansen of Sun Prairie led the Cardinals to a sectional appearance and 21-4 record. She averaged 16.8 points, 5 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 2.4 steals per game for coach John Olson and the Cardinals.
Bria Lemirande of Middleton led the Cardinals to the state tournament and 23-4 record. She averaged 14.7 points per game for coach Jeff Kind and the Cardinals. Lemirande also helped Middleton reach the state tournament as a sophomore.
Sydney Levy of Appleton North led the Lightning to the state title and a perfect 28-0 record this season. The UW-Milwaukee recruit averaged 18.7 points per game for coach Joe Russom and the Lightning. Levy also helped Appleton North reach the state tournament as a sophomore.
Alex Luehring of Verona averaged 20.5 points per game for coach Angie Murphy and the Wildcats who fell to state qualifier Middleton in a regional final. The UW-Green Bay recruit helped Verona capture the Division 1 state title as a junior.
Chloe Marotta of Homestead averaged 20.5 points, 10.7 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 3.4 steals and a block per game for coach Corey Wolf and the Highlanders. The Marquette recruit led Homestead to a 17-7 record, their season ended in a regional final against state runner-up De Pere.
Lizzie Miller of De Pere led the Redbirds to a state runner-up finish and 25-3 record. She averaged 14.6 points with 49 three-pointers for coach Jeremy Boileau and the Redbirds.
WBCA Division 1 All-State
Grace Beyer, soph., Mukwonago*
Erin Howard, jr., Madison East
Jayda Jansen, jr., Sun Prairie
Bria Lemirande, sr., Middleton
Sydney Levy, jr., Appleton North
Alex Luehring, sr., Verona
Chloe Marotta, jr., Homestead
Lizzie Miller, sr., De Pere
Sydnee Roby, soph., Milwaukee King*
Kenzie Schmitz, sr., Germantown
Kari Brekke, jr., Appleton North
Caroline Busch, sr., Brookfield Central
Ema Fehrenbach, sr., Marshfield
Grace Gilmore, sr., Arrowhead
Abby Guidinger, sr., Kettle Moraine
Lexi Hanley, sr., Chippewa Falls
Caitlyn Harper, jr., Arrowhead
Maddie Re, sr., Bay Port
* Denotes unanimous selection
Voting Panel – Niki Sutter, Oshkosh West; Derek Kirklewski, Stevens Point; Jeremy Boileau, De Pere; Rick Witte, Arrowhead; Brian Hirtz, Muskego; Jeff Kind, Middleton; James Wright, Milwaukee Vincent; Mallory Liebl, Brookfield Central