The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tiger girls basketball team had three earn all-conference status and one earn honorable mention the West Central Conference announced on its website Tuesday, March 19. Senior Riley Decker along with juniors Malory Anderson and Maddie Carrington were named all-conference players for the second straight season. Sophomore Emma Bowman was named honorable mention for the first time in her career.
Decker cracked the top 10 on the all-time scoring list after averaging 8.9 points per game this year. She finished her career with 768 career points. She also moved to No. 4 all-time in career assists with 284. After connecting on 45 three-pointers this season, she claimed the top spot in the three-point shots made in a career with 152.
Anderson reset her single season rebounding record after she grabbed 275 rebounds this season. She also is listed as No. 2 on the list after 261 rebounds last season, and holds the record for all-time rebounds (636) in the program with another year to go. She led the Tigers scoring this season, averaging 12.7 points per game. She sits in No. 6 all-time with 891 career points. Anderson also set the single game record for steals with 12 against ACGC this season. It was the same night she posted her first career triple-double.
Carrington moved up the all-time three-point shots made list, from No. 5 to No. 2, 22 makes behind Decker. Carrington had 40 makes from beyond the arc this season for a career total 130. She averaged 12.4 points, 2.1 assists, 2.7 rebounds and 2.8 steals per game this season. She sits at No. 8 all-time in scoring with 782 career points.
Bowman shot 36.1 percent on the season, averaging 8.9 points per game. She also tallied 2.2 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 1.4 assists per game. Bowman was third-best on the team in three-point shooting for shooters that took over five shots, finishing the season 31.6 percent beyond the arc.
The Tigers held their end-of-the-year banquet Monday, March 25 where they announced team awards. Bowman received Most Improved, Anderson was named Defensive MVP, Decker was named Offensive MVP and Baier earned the Tiger award.
The Don Goracke bulldog award went to Lakia Manska, Meredith Carrington, Destiny Pollard, Baier and Decker.
The Tigers were fourth in the conference behind Sauk Centre (14-0), BOLD (11-3) and Minnewaska (9-5). Morris/C-A finished 8-5 in the conference and 15-9 overall, and graduate three off its roster this spring: Decker, Liz Dietz and Jordann Baier.