Yankton junior Matthew Mors was named the Sanford Pentagon KELOLAND Media Group Boys Basketball Player of the Year in South Dakota. Mors averaged 20 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals in leading the Bucks to a 17 and 4 season record and the top seed in the Class Double-A playoffs. The 6’7” forward broke the all-time South Dakota Class AA scoring record in February and has committed to playing basketball and attending school at the University of Wisconsin in the fall of 2021. Mors also was named the Gatorade South Dakota Boys Basketball Player of the Year a few weeks ago.
Sioux Falls O’Gorman senior Emma Ronsiek was selected as the Girls Basketball Player of the Year. The 6’1” forward became the all-time leading scorer for the Knights this year in leading them to an unbeaten season and the Class AA top seed. Ronsiek will attend school and play hoops at Creighton University.