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Area duo nets WBCA All-State honors
Jen Wellnitz & Kailee Kamps

    Belmont senior Kailee Kamps and Black Hawk sophomore Jen Wellnitz added another honor to their successful seasons on the basketball court by being named to the 2012 Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Division 5 All-State first-team.
    Kamps, a 5’8” guard/forward, led the Braves to a share of the school’s first-ever conference title with  a 9-1 Six Rivers West record and she helped the team advance to the regional final before finishing the season with a 21-4 overall record.
    Kamps added to her school-record career scoring title by pouring in 463 points this season (18.6 points per game) to run her record total to 1,427 points for her four-year varsity career. The University of Minnesota track and field recruit also averaged 7.0 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 3.6 steals per game for the Braves this season.
    Wellnitz, a 5’8” guard, guided the Warriors to a 22-3 overall record and a sixth straight sectional appearance while helping the team earn a share of its fourth consecutive Six Rivers East Conference title.
    The superb sophomore averaged 14 points, 8.3 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 3.4 steals per game for the Warriors this season.
    Seneca senior Kalli Boland was the lone unanimous selection to the 10-player first-team.
    Southwestern senior Katelyn Hoppman also was named to the first-team, while Highland sophomore Leigh Drury and Potosi senior Ashley Flesch joined Juda senior Ellen Kiser on the D-5 second-team.
    Fennimore senior Breland Prochaska was named to the WBCA Division 4 first-team, while Cuba City freshman Chloe Pustina was selected to the D-4 second-team.