Bellaire’s Niepoth named first team all-state

By: 
Chris Dobrowolski

REGION — Bellaire senior Lexi Niepoth was one of 12 girls basketball players picked for the Associated Press Class D All State team, announced on Monday.

Niepoth, who helped lead the Eagles to a 21-win season and trip to the state quarterfinals, received honorable mention all-state as a junior. She averaged 15.2 points and 12.4 rebounds per game this year.

Niepoth was one of two players from the Ski Valley Conference to make the first team, with Gaylord St. Mary’s Alex Hunter also making the list. Scout Nelson, the top player from the Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart squad that eliminated Bellaire in the quarterfinals, was a first team honoree, too.

Bree Salenbien, a 6-foot-2 freshman guard who helped Adrian Lenawee Christian win the Class D state championship, was picked as the Player of the Year and her father, Lenawee Christian head coach Jamie Salenbien was chosen as the Coach of the Year.

 

Read the full story in our regular edition of The Review. To subscribe to the paper for just $34 a year, which includes access to our full online e-edition, please go to the subscription page on this website at: http://www.antrimreview.net/subscribe/

 

 

 

Category:

The Review

 

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 313
Bellaire, MI 49615
Phone: 231-533-5651
Fax: 231-533-4662
 
Physical Address: 
4470 S. M-88 Hwy.
Bellaire, MI 49615

View Map

Email Us

Facebook Facebook Twitter

Please Login for Premium Content