Wausa athletes pick up post-season honors

WAUSA — Several Wausa athletes were recognized when the Lewis & Clark Conference named its top players.

Wausa senior Esther Nelson and junior Morgan Kleinschmidt were both named to the Lewis and Clark West Division All Conference First Team list.

Nelson finished her career with 6.1 ppg, 6.0 rpg and 1.4 spg while Kleinschmidt averaged 10.3 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 1.9 apg and 1.9 spg for the Lady Vikings. 

State champion Wynot had the most honorees with eight. 

Wausa’s Jaxon Claussen also earned the attention of conference coaches. In his first season of varsity basketball, the Wausa freshman wrapped up his varsity season with averages of 13.3 ppg, 2.0 apg, 1.8 rpg and 2.2 spg. 

The State champion Laurel-Concord-Coleridge boys basketball team had the most honorees with four.

Lewis & Clark 

West Division 

Boys All-Conference First Team

1. Keaton Timmerman    12     Osmond

2. Carter Schnoor        12     Randolph

3. Br Eisenhauer        12     Bloomfield

4. Graysen Schultze    11     Osmond

5. John Mitchell            9     Creighton

6. Keaton Backhaus    12     Randolph

7. John Schlote            12     Plainview

8. Brendan Rasmussen    12     Plainview

Honorable Mention

Aaron Chishiba            12     Osmond

Justus Maertins            12     Osmond

Jaxson Claussen        9    Wausa

Jameson Svehla        12     Randolph

Conner Hammer        12 Creighton

Gabe Lauck                11 Bloomfield

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