Shauni Schwartz named to B All-State hoops team
by Jay Davis
Shauni Schwartz of Herreid has been named third team to the 2012 Girls’ Class B All-State Basketball team.
Schwartz led the Herreid-Selby Area Wolverines to an 18-4 record and the Yellowstone Trail Conference tri-championship by averaging 17 points per game. The 5-10 junior forward also pulled down 8.4 rebounds and picked off four steals per game.
This is the second time this year that Schwartz has earned all-state honors. She was named third team all-state volleyball after leading the Wolverines to the consolation championship at the State B Volleyball Tournament. She was also an all-state golfer last spring, taking 10th place at the State B Golf Tournament in May.
Shauni is the daughter of Dean and Danette Schwartz of Herreid.
Girls’ Class B All-State
First Team: Logan O’Farrell, Summit, 6-0 junior guard; Kieran O’Malley, Centerville, 5-7 junior guard; Ashley Robinson, Hanson, 6-0 junior forward; Taylor Trohkimoinen, Newell, 6-0 junior guard; Jussy Tuscherer, Northwestern, 5-10 senior forward.
Second Team: Presley O’Farrell, Summit, 6-0 junior guard; Emily Kay, Warner, 5-3 senior guard; Paige Herrboldt, Freeman, 5-7 senior guard; Anna Leioux, Parker, 6-0 senior forward; Tearnee Nelson, Faith, 5-7 junior guard.
Third Team: Shauni Schwartz, Herreid-Selby Area, 5-10 junior forward; Samantha Blake, Centerville, 6-0 senior center; Mikayla Saathoff, Estelline, 5-9 senior guard; Shelby Selland, Sanborn Central-Woonsocket, 6-1 sophomore center; Taryn Colson, Sully Buttes, 5-7 senior forward.