All five starters, plus one off the bench Trojan, along with two starters for South Winn, were named to the Upper Iowa Conference all-conference girls basketball list.


First team all-UIC

Jaycie Byrne moved up to first team after earning a second team nod during her sophomore campaign a year ago. Byrne finished the season the Trojan’s leading thief with 118 steals, leaving her second in the UIC. Her 12.4 points per game average put her second on the TV squad with a 49.8 field-goal percentage. The junior also provided 66 total rebounds (28 offensive, 38 defensive).

Named to the all-UIC list for the third time was Ali Hoffert. It’s her second first-team nod; however, it’s her first as a Trojan. The junior led Turkey Valley in scoring, averaging 15.5 points and 7.3 rebounds (91 offensive, 85 defensive) a night. She also topped the assist column with 77, while tallying 67 steals and 15 blocked shots. During her freshman and sophomore seasons, Hoffert competed for South Winn and received honors as a Warrior.


Second team

The Trojan duo of Katlyn Baumler and Kara Reicks were honored as second-team all-UIC recipients.

Baumler earns her an all-UIC nod for the second time in her career, averaging 10.3 points per game. She finished her senior campaign with a 44.8 field-goal percentage, putting her third on the Trojan’s list for the season. Under the rim, Baumler was second in total rebounds with 133 (52 offensive, 81 defensive). Her 26 blocked shots led the Trojan charts.

Sophomore Kara Reicks picks up her first all-UIC honor for her efforts on the hardwood. She contributed 162 points, putting up 6.8 a game. She pulled down 41 total rebounds, to go with 56 steals and 36 assists.


Honorable mention

For Turkey Valley, senior Breanna Busta and sophomore Jalyssa Blazek were honored.

Busta scored 61 points for TV, averaging 2.7 per game. She pulled down 66 rebounds, to go with 49 steals and 43 assists.

Blazek put up 70 points for the campaign, averaging 3.5 points. She collected 34 rebounds, 24 steals and 23 assists.

For the Warriors, senior Liz Tieskoetter and sophomore Janessa Zweibahmer were both named honorable mention for the first time in their careers.

Tieskoetter led the team with 205 points, averaging 10.8 a game. She also led with 55 steals to go with nine assists and six blocked shots. The senior tied with her fellow UIC honoree as the leaders in rebounding with 100 total boards.

Second in scoring, Zweibahmer contributed 69 points during the Warriors’ 2019-2020 campaign, averaging 3.6 points a night to go with her 100 total rebounds (45 offensive, 55 defensive), 20 steals and eight assists.