2014 All-Journal Girl's Basketball
Chelsey Guetter, sr., F, Wabasso
A three-time All-Conference selection, Guetter averaged team-highs in points (21.5 ppg), rebounds (12.3 rpg) and assists (3.5 apg) while shooting 59 percent from the floor en route to earning the 2013-14 Tomahawk Conference Player of the Year honor. She led Wabasso to a 24-3 record and a trip to the Section 3A finals. As a three-year starter, Guetter has amassed 1,610 career points to become the second-leading scorer in school history. She set the school record for career rebounds, finishing her career with 1,247.
Halley Busse, fr., G, GFW
Busse turned heads this season, averaging a league-best and school-best 25.7 points per game as well as a school-record 5.7 steals per game to earn her second-straight unanimous All-Conference selection. Through two varsity seasons of leading the Tomahawk Conference in scoring, Busse has 1,206 career points, 229 steals and 146 assists.
2014 All-Journal Girl's Basketball
The following is the 2014 All-Journal girls basketball team, as voted on by The Journal Sports Writers. The players are nominated by their coach and The Journal staff writers rank their top 10 players based on all of the nominees and circle an additional five. Points are as follows: 15 points for first place vote, 14 for second, etc. First place votes are in parenthesis.
1. Chelsey Guetter, sr., F, Wabasso - 59 (3)
2. Halley Busse, fr., G, GFW - 55 (1)
3. Anna Munsen, jr., F, MVL - 51
4. Josie Schieffert, so., C, Sleepy Eye - 47
5. Emily Skrien, so., G, Nicollet - 41
6. Morgan Frank, so., F, Wabasso - 36
7. Joeli Arnoldi, jr., G, Springfield - 34
T-8. Claire Krumbach, sr., F, Sleepy Eye - 33
T-8. Michelle Melsha, sr., C, BLHS - 33
10. Karlee Pfaff, sr., G, Cathedral - 23
11. Therese Roiger, sr., C, Springfield - 17
12. Justine Gonzalez, jr., G, Sleepy Eye - 15
T-13. McKenzie Sommers, jr., C, Sibley East - 6
T-13. Nikki Carr, sr., G, St. Mary's - 6
T-13. Karlee Eichten, sr., C, Wabasso - 6
Anna Munsen, jr., C, MVL
Munsen was a returning unanimous selection to the Tomahawk All-Conference team this season, averaging 19.2 points per game, 11.1 rebounds per game and 4.6 steals per game while shooting 79.6 percent at the free-throw line. In her three years as a starter on varsity, Munsen has 1,065 points, 732 rebounds and 217 steals.
Josie Schieffert, so., C, Sleepy Eye
Schieffert is an imposing presence in the middle at 6-foot-1, where she averaged 14 points per game, 11 rebounds per game and 4 blocks per game - breaking the school's single-season record in blocks with 108. Her 723 career points currently ranks 12th in girl's basketball history at Sleepy Eye and her 596 rebounds is sixth. Schieffert was an All-Conference selection as a sophomore and an All-Conference honorable mention as a freshman.
Emily Skrien, so., G, Nicollet
As Nicollet's lone All-Conference selection, Skrien led the team averaging 19 points per game with 5.7 rebounds per game, 5.3 assists per game and 2.7 steals per game. She was a 41-percent shooter from the field and a 74-percent shooter from the foul line.
Morgan Frank, so., F, Wabasso
Frank was a key force in the post for a Wabasso team that won its third-straight Tomahawk Conference title en route to a trip to the Section 3A finals, averaging a double-double 10.5 points per game and 10.8 rebounds per game as a sophomore. Frank, an All-Conference honorable mention, also averaged a team-high 2.1 steals per game.
Joeli Arnoldi, jr., G, Springfield
Arnoldi was one of five unanimous All-Conference selections this season after leading the Tigers in scoring (14.4 ppg), assists (6.0 apg) and steals (3.0 spg). Arnoldi led the conference in assists this season with 163. So far in her career, Arnoldi has 691 points, 252 assists and 141 rebounds.
Claire Krumbach, sr., F,
Krumbach was a three-time All-Conference selection after earning unanimous honors this season following a campaign where she averaged 11 points per game and 8 rebounds per game. A five-year starter for the Indians, Krumbach became the first girl in school history to surpass 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds in a career. She finished her career with 1,520 points, 1,360 rebounds and 350 blocks - all of which are first in school history on the girl's team.
Michelle Melsha, sr., C, BLHS
Melsha averaged a double-double 14.8 points per game and 12.5 rebounds per game as the Mustangs' lone All-Conference selection. For her career, Melsha finished with 803 points and 792 rebounds.
Karlee Pfaff, sr., G, Cathedral
A two-time unanimous All-Conference selection, Pfaff led the Greyhounds with 11 points per game - with a team-high 82 made field goals - as well as 3-point shooting, hitting 29-of-83 from beyond the arc (34.9 percent). For her career, Pfaff finished with 830 points, 303 rebounds and 106 steals.
Therese Roiger, sr., C, Springfield
An All-Conference honorable mention, Roiger averaged 11.7 points per game and 7.6 rebounds per game while shooting 48 percent from the floor for the Tigers. Roiger finished her career with 393 points and 298 rebounds.
Justine Gonzalez, jr., G,
Gonzalez led Indians from the point guard position, averaging 12 points per game, 2 assists per game and 3 steals per game to earn All-Conference honorable mention honors. So far in her career, she has 745 points (10th in school history on the girl's team), 200 steals (seventh in girl's history) and 165 assists (ninth in girl's history).
McKenzie Sommers, jr., C,
Sommers led the Wolverines with 9.2 points per game, 7.8 rebounds per game, 2.4 blocks per game and 2.0 steals per game. Sommers, a junior, is a two-time All-Conference selection in the Minnesota River Conference.
Nikki Carr, sr., G, St. Mary's
Carr averaged 9.5 points per game and 2.9 rebounds per game for the Knights en route to earning All-Conference honorable mention honors. For her career, she finished with 431 points, 236 rebounds, 129 steals and 126 assists.
Karlee Eichten, sr., C, Wabasso
Eichten averaged 8.1 points per game and 9.0 rebounds per game starting in the post for a Wabasso team that won its third-straight conference title. Eichten also posted 29 blocks, averaging 1.2 per game.