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Holzheimer nominated for Hengstler-Ranweiler Award

Morris Area's Katie Holzheimer has been named as a nominee for the 53rd Annual West Central Tribune Hengstler-Ranweiler Award.

Holzheimer was a three-time letterwinner in basketball, a two-year starter, and an all-conference player. She averaged 13.4 points this winter and 10.3 for her career. She finished her career with 720 points, 173 rebounds, 118 assists, and 157 steals. She holds three school records.

In track and field, she lettered two years and competed in the 100, 200, 4X100, and 4X200. As a junior, she placed third in state in the 100, sixth in the 200, and eighth in the 4X100. She was first in the conference in the 200 and second in the 100 and 4X200. She was second in the 100 and 4X100 in the sections and third in the 200.

As a volleyball player, she was a two-year starter and letterwinner. She earned all-conference honors once as a setter and hitter. She finished her career with 552 set assists She made just 13 setting errors in 1,060 career sets and was good on 432 serves in 475 career attempts with 50 service aces.

The Hengstler-Ranweiler Awards are presented annually to the area's outstanding male and female high school athletes. The award is named after Herb Hengstler and Lefty Ranweiler, two longtime sports editors at the West Central Tribune in Willmar. There are 43 nominees this year and winners will be announced June 11.