Rolbiecki on Miss Basketball list
Minneota senior forward Natalee Rolbiecki is one of 29 girls across the state to be included on the first cut for the Miss Minnesota Basketball award.
Rolbiecki is averaging 16.7 points per season for the 20-2 Vikings, with a season-high of 28 points.
The Miss Minnesota Basketball committee will select the finalists for the award on March 20. The winner will be named at halftime of the second game of the Minnesota Girls Basketball All-Star Series on Saturday, April 9.
The All-Star Series will feature 40 of the best senior players in Minnesota. Those players will make up four separate teams that will play two games at Holy Angels High School at 1 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. on April 9. Complete rosters have not been announced for those games.
The 29 players to make the first cut for the Miss Minnesota Basketball award are: Amaya Battle, Hopkins; Nicole Bowling, Holy Family; Mara Braun, Wayzata; Kassandra Caron, Holy Angels; Ellie Colbeck, Fergus Falls; Marla Counts, Providence Academy; Acheampomaah Dans, Simley; Lily Fandre, Eagan; Taryn Frazer, Cass Lake-Bena; Callin Hake, Chanhassen; Hannah Herzig, Totino-Grace; Mallory Heyer, Chaska; Lizzie Holder, Stillwater; Nia Holloway, Eden Prairie; Lexi Karge, Mankato East; Adeline Kent, Becker; Charita Lewis, Minnehaha Academy; Kiani Lockett, Minnetonka; Madison Mathiowetz, Sleepy Eye St. Mary's; Lily Meister, Rochester John Marshall; Emma Miller, St. Michael-Albertville; Maya Nnaji, Hopkins; Ronnie Porter, St. Paul Como Park; Natalee Rolbiecki, Minneota; Ella Runyan, Hill Murray; Amber Scalia, Stillwater; Mackenzie Schweim, Mankato East; Desiree Ware, Minnetonka; Savannah White, De La Salle.