Wisconsin Dells recently-graduated seniors Tanner Brandt and Jenna Mace will finish their high school basketball careers this weekend, as both are scheduled to play in Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association Senior All-Star Games, which will be played on Friday and Saturday at JustAgame Fieldhouse in Wisconsin Dells.
Brandt, who was the Player of the Year in the South Central Conference this season, will play for the North team in the Division 3 Boys All-Star Game, which will be played on Saturday, starting at 12:30 p.m. The honor comes after Brandt was named to the Associated Press All-State Fourth Team along with the WBCA Division 3 All-State Team for his outstanding play this season.
The 6-foot-8 forward, who has committed to play basketball at Winona State University in Minnesota, averaged 18.5 points per game last season and finished his career with 1,037 points. Brandt also averaged a team-high 8.6 rebounds per game, along with a team-high three blocks and 2.9 steals per game. He helped the Chiefs go 24-2 on the season and to the program’s first sectional final appearance since 2012-13.
Mace will play for the North in the Division 3 Girls All-Star Game, which will tip off at 12:30 p.m. on Friday.
Mace, who helped lead Wisconsin Dells to the state tournament for the first time in program history, was named the Player of the Year in the South Central Conference for the second straight season.
The 5-foot-5 guard, who plans on playing basketball at Wisconsin Lutheran College in Milwaukee, was also named to the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association Division 3 All-State team after averaging 17.5 points, 5.2 rebounds and 3.5 steals per game in her senior season.
Mace notched a career-high 31 points in the Chiefs’ 71-59 win over Baraboo and Jan. 2 and finished her career with 1,114 points.
Friday’s girls games begin with the Division 5 game at 9 a.m. and will be followed with Division 4 at 10:45 a.m. After the Division 3 game, Division 2 will play at 2:15 p.m. with Division 1 finishing the day at 4 p.m. Saturday’s boys game will follow the same time schedule.
The event is a fund-raiser for the Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer (MAAC Fund), and requires all players and coaches to raise money. To donate to an athlete’s fund-raising total, or to see more about the event, including full rosters, go to www.wisbca.org/allstargame.