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Alwal named top female basketball player in Mississippi

Mississippi State sophomore and former Worthington Trojan Girls Basketball player Martha Alwal earned the title of the state of Mississippi’s top female college basketball player Monday when she was chosen the winner of the C Spire Gillom Trophy at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.
Alwal became the second Bulldog to win the award, joining Alexis Rack who won the trophy following the 2009 and 2010 seasons.


New Competitive Section Assignments

The Minnesota State High School League has announced the Competitive Section Assignments for the next two years through the 2014-20-15 school year.


Martha Alwal earns All-SEC Honors this season

Former Worthington Trojan Girls Basketball standout Martha Alwal, now a sophomore at Mississippi State, has earned a couple of postseason honors from the Southeastern Conference.

This season, Alwal has been named to the All-SEC Second Team and the All-SEC Defensive Team. Alwal paced the Southeastern Conference in the regular season with 16 double-doubles, a mark that tied LaToya Thomas (2001-02) for second-most in school history. Ten of her double-doubles came in SEC play, where she averaged 12.6 points and 10.0 boards.


Jalen Voss named to All-GPAC Men's Basketball Team

Former Worthington Trojan Boys Basketball standout Jalen Voss has been named to the All-Great Plains Athletic Conference's First Team in his sophomore season.
Last season as a freshman, Voss was named the Great Plains Athletic Conference co-Freshman-of-the-Year and earned honorable mention accolades in 2011-12. He followed that up with All-GPAC First Team honors in his sophomore campaign, it was announced Wednesday by the league.


Moore named Triple "A" Award Winner

Worthington High School senior Gordy Moore has been named the MSHSL's Triple "A" Award winner for Region 2AA

Worthington High School senior Gordy Moore was named the Triple "A" Award winner for Region 2AA.
Gordy Moore has participated in cross country, track, band, choir, orchestra, speech, musical, knowledge bowl and swimming.  He has earned superior ratings at the Minnesota State High School League's Solo/Ensemble contests in choir.  Gordy is a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council and serves as President of the WHS Senior class.  He was also voted as WHS Homecoming King this past fall.  Gordy's parents are Gordon and Jane Moore of Worthington.
The Triple "A" Award was created by the Minnesota State High School League to honor and recognize high school seniors who have excelled in the classroom, on the athletic field, and in the fine arts.
Gordy Moore will be honored during the Triple "A" Award On-Court Recognition Ceremony which will be held in conjunction with the Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament in the Twin Cities in March.  League Officials will also announce the four Triple "A" Award recipients at the banquet, where a girl and a boy from both Class A and Class AA will receive a four-year $1,000 scholarship.Worthington High School senior Gordy Moore was named the Triple "A" Award winner for Region 2AA.


Latest Minnesota High School Girls Basketball Rankings (as of 2/14/2013)

PAYNESVILLE - The latest Minnesota girls high school basketball rankings

(As provided by Minnesota Basketball News, a statewide basketball publication)

Class 1A
1. Mountain Iron-Buhl (23-2)
2. Maranatha (19-4)
3. Bethlehem Academy (19-4)
4. Minneota (21-2)
5. Goodhue (20-5)
6. Parkers Prairie (18-1)
7. Win-E-Mac (21-0)
8. North Woods (19-2)
9. Ada-Borup (19-2)
10. Upsala (18-3)


Latest Minnesota Boys Basketball Rankings (as of 2/14/2013)

PAYNESVILLE - The latest Minnesota girls high school basketball rankings

(As provided by Minnesota Basketball News, a statewide basketball publication)

Class 1A
1. Maranatha (20-1)
2. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (19-1)
3. Southwest Minnesota Christian (19-1)
4. Upsala (18-0)
5. Russell-Tyler-Ruthton (21-1)
6. Browerville (15-2)
7. Heritage Christian (19-3)
8. Rushford-Peterson (19-3)
9. Dawson-Boyd (16-4) 
10. West Lutheran (18-4)