NORFOLK – As Nebraska high school spring sports prepare for the postseason, area athletes who participated in basketball during the winter have been selected to play in an All-Star game this summer.
In a press release from Northeast Community College, the 35th annual Northeast Nebraska All-Star Basketball games are set for Friday, June 15. The girls game will tip-off at 6 p.m. with the boys contest to follow at 8 p.m. as both games will be played in the Cox Activities Center.
Members of the Girls’ Light Team, including the high school where they played, are: Vicki Gatzemeyer, Bancroft-Rosalie Lyons-Decatur Northeast; Lexis Haase, Guardian Angels Central Catholic (West Point); Hannah Heppner, Stanton; Kortni Kasik, Lutheran High Northeast; Macey Kulhanek, Howells-Dodge; Kyla Moore, Norfolk Senior High; Shailece Porter, Omaha Nation; Taylor Stoltz, Norfolk Senior High; Carly Sutherland, Pierce; and Sidney Zimmerer, Pierce.
Coaches are Jared Oswald, Norfolk Senior High, and Brad Vogt, Omaha Nation.
Members of the Girls’ Dark Team, including the high school where they played, are: Jadyn Bussinger, North Central; Kylie Hammer, Wayne; Brittney Hinkel, West Point-Beemer; Bri Hingst, Allen; Bailey Kraus, West Holt; Caitlin Kumm, Osmond; Caitlin Orton, North Central; Jordan Peitz, Norfolk Catholic; Anna Reifenrath, Cedar Catholic (Hartington); and Allie Rosener, Hartington-Newcastle.
Coaches are Marcus Messersmith, Hartington-Newcastle, and Alex McCleary, North Central.
Members of the Boys’ Light Team, including the high school where they played, are: Justin Appleby, O’Neill; Blake Freudenburg, Lutheran High Northeast; Dylan Gentrup, Boone Central/Newman Grove; Matt Hagedorn, Norfolk Senior High; Mason Hale, West Holt; Zack James, Norfolk Senior High; Bryce Kerkman, West Holt; Ty Pape, Lutheran High Northeast; Jesse Sullivan, Boone Central/Newman Grove; and Alex Thramer, O’Neill.
Coaches are Darin Suckstorf, Lutheran High Northeast, and Todd Hale, West Holt.
Members of the Boys’ Dark Team, including the high school where they played, are MaNaPe Cleveland, Winnebago; Connor Day, Ponca; Logan Kingsbury, Ponca; Stone Kraft, Battle Creek; Alex Kumm, Osmond; D’Von LaPointe, Winnebago; Mason Lee, Wayne; Max Masin, Ponca; Ben Moxness, Logan View/Scribner-Snyder; and JaShaun Vyborny, Winside.
Coaches are Adam Poulosky, Ponca, and Tom Meyer, Winside.