SIOUX FALLS, SD – Every year in South DAkota, more than 3,500 young men and women play basketball in high schools.
From this group, HAnsen Anderson Basketball recognizes 20 of these players, who are then considered for the title of Miss and Mr. Basketball.
Haleigh Timmer, Miss Basketball of South Dakota
This year, HAleigh Timmer of St. Thomas More was named South DAkota Miss Basketball for 2021.
She led the Cavaliers to a 22-3 record last season and a fourth place finish in the “A” State women’s basketball tournament.
Timmer averaged 20.5 points, 7.3 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game last year.
More than Timmer five-year career, his teams had a winning record of 108-13.
She will continue her basketball career at South DAkota State University.
Matthew Mors, South Dakota Mr. Basketball
Matthew Mgolds of YAnkton was named South DAkota Mr. Basketball.
Last season, he averaged 24.2 points and 8.1 rebounds per game.
Bit graduates with 2,707 points, the fourth all-time record and highest in class AA.
He also set 10 academic records at YAnkton High school.
Bit was the very first eighth grader to be selected for the Class AA states team.
Bit plans to play Division I basketball at the University of Wisconsin.