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Girls have four players on the SCC list

By Staff | Mar 31, 2008

Players receiving honorable mention include Kali Anderson.

Three Blue Earth Area girls basketball players were named to the South Central Conference All-Conference team last week. One player was also on the honorable mention list.

Hayley Darrington, Meagan Grandgenett and Katie Erdahl were all-conference, and Kali Anderson was honorable mention.

“These four girls have had a huge impact on our program,” said Head Coach Al Cue. “They will be missed next year.”

Hayley Darrington

Darrington led the Bucs team in free-throws made (83 of 148 for 56%) and steals with 78.

She also hit 21 of 50 three-point shots which put her in third place on the all time BEA girls list.

Darrington also had 34 offensive rebounds, 65 defensive rebounds and 58 steals, all good for second place in the team stats. So did the fact that she made 286 points, an average of 11.9 per game.

Katie Erdahl

Erdahl hit an incredible 49% of her three-point shots this season, which is the best ever in BEA girls basketball history. She made 28 of 57 shots.

She also made 82% of her free-throws, 41 of 50 attempts. That also is the best ever in BEA history.

Erdahl also had 57 defensive rebounds for third place on the team, and 35 steals for fourth place. She had 32 assists and 26 offensive rebounds.

Meagan Grandgenett

Grandgenett led the Bucs in two point shots, hitting 134 of 285 attempts for a 47% average. she also was first in defensive rebound grabs with 68. She was second in free-throws (69 of 100) and in steals (67).

She was third in assists with 53.

Kali Anderson

Anderson made the honorable mention list. She led the team in assists with 81. She was third best on the team for two point shots (70 of 156 for 45%) and for steals (57).

She was fourth in total points scored with 168, and also fourth in offensive rebounds with 32. She had 56 defensive rebounds.

All-Time Stats

These four players made it on the all-time record book for BEA girls basketball in many areas. Among the top ten places were:

Darrington is in fourth place on the list for career steals with 313.

Darrington is fifth on the career points list with 1273. She is also now fifth in career blocks with 50, sixth in career assists with 226 and eighth in free-throws made with 83. That is besides being in third for three-point percentage.

Erdahl is in ninth place for career blocks with 33.

Grandgenett is in tenth place for career steals with 179.

Anderson is in ninth place for career assists with 189.

“These girls each had their strengths and weaknesses, but they seemed to complement each other very well,” Coach Cue said. “They were excellent leaders and role models for the younger girls in our program and school.”