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All-State Boys Basketball teams announced

Two Howard High School boys basketball players have been honored as members of the 2021 South Dakota All-State Class B Basketball Team.  Howard Senior Sam Aslesen was named 1st Team All-State, and Senior Tisyn Spader was named 2nd Team.  

Two players from the State “B” Champion DeSmet Bulldogs were also named All-State.  Junior Kalen Garry of DeSmet was selected to the First Team All-State, and Junior Rett Osthus was selected to the Second Team. 

Connor Libis, a Senior from Dell Rapids St. Mary’s, was also named to the First Team All-State Class “B” team.

On the Class “A” All-State Boys Basketball First Team this year from our area is Oliver Vincent of Sioux Valley, a sophomore, and Senior Colin Rentz of Dell Rapids.  

Junior Tash Lunday of Flandreau was named Second Team All-State and Senior Kelton Vincent from Sioux Valley was also selected to the Second Team.

Class “B” All-State

1st Team
Kalen Garry –  DeSmet
Connor Libis – Dell Rapids St Mary
Joe Sayler – White River
Tyce Ortman – Canistota
Gradee Sherman – Viborg-Hurley
Sam Aslesen – Howard

2nd Team
Tisyn Spader – Howard
Rett Osthus – DeSmet
Matthew Nibbe – Elkton- Lake Benton
Chase Merrill – Canistota
Kelby VanDerWerff – Platte-Geddes
Malek Wieker – Aberdeen Christian

3rd Team
Brendan Wentland – Corsica-Stickney
Brent Ekanger – Aberdeen Christian
Jacob Messmer – Wessington Springs
Caden Foxley – Platte-Geddes
Grant Luikens – Potter County
Daniel Mitchell – Gregory

Class “A” All-State

1st Team
Paul Bruns – Dakota Valley
Jakob Dobney – Vermillion
Brady Fritz – Winner
Isaac Bruns – Dakota Valley
Oliver Vincent – Sioux Valley
Colin Rentz – Dell Rapids

2nd Team
Tash Lunday – Flandreau
Xavier Van Beek – SF Christian
Cael Lundin – Tea Area
Noah Van Donkersgoed – SF Christian
Drayton Priebe – Chamberlain
Kelton Vincent – Sioux Valley

3rd Team
Jace Kelley – Custer
Dillon Gestring – Vermillion
Juron Adams – Tiospa Zina
Ryan Wojcik – St Thomas More
Tyler Prins – SF Christian
Gray Imbery – Aberdeen Roncalli

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