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Daily Dozen: Wednesday, April 29th

04/29/2020, 9:00am CDT
By Chuck Thompson
Jaelyn Acker
5’7” 2021 Point Guard, Germantown (WI)/Wisconsin Lakers
Averaged 12.0 PPG in 2019-20, led team with 62 threes made. 1st team All-Conference. Range to spare from top and rails off the catch and while pulling up in transition. Knows how to relocate on perimeter as ball moves, keeps defense off balance. Downhill drives, always moving towards the rim. Can create own shot or for others as driver. Has both step-back and pull-up jumpers. High energy player, always in motion. Defensively harasses the ball and will rebound position. Scholarship level talent.
 
Aree Beckmann
5’8” 2022 Shooting Guard, Xavier (IA)
Led High School team in Points Scored and Rebounds as Sophomore. Off the bounce has ability to beat initial defender, get to painted area and finish with some length. Possesses nice pull-up game. Consistent three point threat from the top and wings. Effective in fast tempo/transition attack. Can deliver long passes with muscle or soft touches on entries.
 
Karly Brown
2021 Shooting Guard Laverne (OK)/Western Kansas Elite
Catch & shoot threat in both the mid-range and three point games with range to spare up top and wings. Controlled drives, keeps balance on the move. Easy one-dribble pull-up to free throw line off screen. Makes good reads in transition game on when to keep, when to distribute. Smooth feel to game. All-Conference performer.
 
Abbie Dix
5’11” 2023 Center, Brodhead (WI)/Let It Rain
Led High School team in scoring (15.3 PPG) & rebounding (12.3 RPG) as Freshman. Strong frame, good shoulders. Can face basket and work as perimeter post or play off low block. Controlled short drives for finishes. Plays long on both glasses, high hands on offensive boards, bodies up, extends to basketball on defensive end, high volume rebounder. Excellent screen/roll candidate who sets sound screens. Scholarship to Division 1 prospect.
 
Kyla Dunaway
6’3” 2023 Forward, Kimberly (WI)/Let It Rain
Covers ground and finishes with short drives, finishes with length. Will work off block, but is best fit as a perimeter/high post big, where can be used in pick and roll or pick and pop with three point threat as shooter. Dives from high post to block effectively with top to wing or top to corner pass. Moves very well for front court player, can play in up-tempo attack. Passes well, can see over defenders and keeps ball high. Doesn’t gamble as shot-blocker, plays straight up on shot.
4.0 GPA. Division 1 prospect.
 
Lucia Hauge
6’0” 2021 Forward St Croix Lutheran (MN), MN/WI Force
Averaged double-double Junior season. Face to basket Forward who can finish short drives with her strong frame. Has range to spare from three point line on top and wings. Excellent passer out of high post and from wings. Would make strong candidate to play in pick/roll (or pop). Uses reverse pivot off catches ready to attack or create. All Conference 3 times: 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20. 4.16 GPA.
 
Delaney Iseminger
5’6” 2021 Guard, Kingsley-Pierson (IA)/United Sports Academy
2nd Team All-Conference as Sophomore and Junior. Double digit scorer, led team in 3 pointers made as Junior with 57. Consistent three point threat who is also dangerous off the catch and in transition from three. Bulk of damage will be done from arc, but is able to shift speeds on dribble drives. Has a little length and uses it to shadow ball defensively. Bodies up to defensive glass.
 
Kelly McIntyre
6’0” 2021 Forward, Waukesha North (WI)/1 on 1 Milwaukee
Led High School team in rebounding at 8.3 RPG as a Junior. Big Forward who can work from the block or the perimeter. Off block, will work baseline with drop step or use baby hook (either hand) countering back to middle. Does a nice job scoring off reverse pivot to face and step thru. As stretch four will step out to arc and convert top and wings while adding mid-range touch 15-17 feet. Sticks to offensive glass. Executes 1-2 dribbles drives from free throw line down. Led High School team in blocked shots. 3.82 GPA
 
Laura Nickel
6’0” 2021 Guard/Wing, Marshall (WI)/Wisconsin Purple Aces
Three range up the wings and top of key, dangerous with space from top or against zone. Direct drives, no wasted movement. Will get to free throw line consistently. Threat as three shooter or driver off of baselines. Sharp cutter. Good passer off wing, makes correct reads. Will use one-dribble pull-up. Will finish open-court one on one attacks. Enough size to work inside against zone looks if needed. Positions self well defensively. Gets feet in pain when weak-side. Closes drive gaps and recovers well. Works thru screens efficiently. Plus rebounder from Guard spot. Scholarship to Division 1 talent.
 
Maia Peterson
5’10” 2021 Guard, Stewartville (MN)
Quick and athletic. On drives, has some natural bounce and can finish with extension and lift. Good passer on the move. Lefty with mid-range touch to 17 feet. Can extend range to arc. Open court speed. Disruptive defensively because of combination of lateral quickness, length and energy. Opportunistic, generates lots of steals on-ball and in passing lanes.
 
Ronnie Porter
5’2” 2022 Guard, St Paul Como Park (MN)/North Tartan EYBL
Led HS team in scoring (19.9 PPG), assists (5.1 APG) and steals (3.8 SPG) as Sophomore. Quick Guard who is three threat from top and wings with a quick release and strong jab step that forces defenders back to create space, with plenty of range to spare. Uses soft floater from 10-15 feet. Attacks with intelligence, doesn’t force self into heavy traffic, locates scorers inside and on the perimeter. Likes to play up-tempo game. Excellent touch on entry passes. Aggressive on the ball and has very quick hands for on-ball steals. 2 Time St Paul City Conference Player of the Year. Scholarship to Division 1 prospect.
 
Kate Schermerhorn
5’6” 2021 Combo Guard, Bettendorf (IA)/Iowa Prep
Lefty three point threat off the wings and corners. Consistent with range off catch and shoot. Dual threat off baseline with three range, can also score off bounce or create on drive. Drive threat across the board. Curls well over top of screens to gain space.

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