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Patberg voted MVP of Columbus North girls basketball
April 13, 2012Columbus North High School
Columbus North freshman Ali Patberg was named MVP of the Bull Dogs' 2011-12 girls' basketball team at the team banquet Thursday evening (April 12).
Patberg, who averaged 12.9 points while adding 5.8 rebounds and a team-best 3.9 assists rebounds for a 23-4 squad, was one of seven players to receive presentations in the season-ending gathering in the school cafeteria.
Senior Becca Brougher, juniors Hanna Ballard and Quin Shoultz, sophomores Tayler Goodall and Kelsey Cunningham and freshman Macy Wingham also were recipients of special awards for a Bull Dogs' squad that finished its season at Class 4A state runner-up.
Brougher was recognized as winner of the Bull Dog Award, while Ballard was presented the Spirit Award. Goodall received the Most Improved Award, while Shoultz and Cunningham each received Sensational Six awards.
Wingham was the recipient of the Martha Kalb Memorial Award, which goes to a JV player who displays characteristics of determination, teamwork, persistence and heart.
Brougher averaged 4.1 points and 4.5 rebounds while regularly defending each opponent's top post player, while Ballard averaged 8.4 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.4 steals.
Goodall contributed 12.9 points and a team-leading 6.4 rebounds, while Shoultz chipped in 6.0 points and 5.0 rebounds. Cunningham averaged 5.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and a team-best 2.9 steals.
Wingham topped the JV with a 7.7 scoring average while adding 2.8 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 2.1 steals. The JV finished 17-3, while the freshman team closed 12-1.
Earlier, Patberg and Goodall were selected first-team all-Conference Indiana while Ballard and Shoultz were chosen honorable mention all-conference.
Patberg and Goodall also were recognized as honorable mention Underclass All-State by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association. Also, Patberg was chosen High Honorable Mention All-State by the Associated Press and Goodall was picked Honorable Mention All-State by the AP.
Patberg, Goodall, Ballard and Shoultz were chosen first-team All-Area by The Republic. Cunningham and Brougher were picked as honorable mention All-Area by the newspaper.
Brougher was cited as honorable mention Academic All-State by the IBCA and the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association.
Here is a recap of team honors.
Varsity Letters: Hanna Ballard, Becca Brougher, Kenadie Carlson, Kelsey Cunningham, Tayler Goodall, Ali Patberg, Emmy Schabel, Quin Shoultz, Gabby Sims, Macy Wingham
JV Letters: Brooke Ballard, Denisa Brooks, Debie Gedeon, Hannah Poindexter, Abby Noel, Sheyanne Street, Morgan Palmer, Tazia Taylor, Jessica Wagers
Freshman Letters: Megan Bandy, Sarah Boldrey, Allie Carr, Emma Land, Meagan Olibo, Sydney Patberg, Alivia Plumlee, Maddie Swaim, Alexis Todd, Madeline Wilson
MVP: Ali Patberg
Bull Dog Award: Becca Brougher
Most Improved Award: Tayler Goodall
Spirit Award: Hanna Ballard
Sensational Six Award: Kelsey Cunningham
Sensational Six Award: Quin Shoultz
Martha Kalb Memorial Award: Macy Wingham
STATISTICAL SPECIAL AWARD
Free throws in a game: Taylor Goodall – 100 percent (10 of 10 vs. Bedford North Lawrence, Feb. 18, 2012), tied school record
OTHER STATISTICAL HIGHLIGHTS
Season assists: Ali Patberg – 104 (tied for sixth on CN single-season list)
Season FT accuracy: Tayler Goodall -- .791, 91-115 (seventh on CN single-season list)
Season steals: Kelsey Cunningham – 70 (seventh on CN single-season list)
Season steals: Hanna Ballard – 65 (eighth on CN single-season list)
Season steals: Ali Patberg – 62 (ninth on CN single-season list)
2011-12 PROGRAM LEADERS
Category: Varsity, JV, Freshman
FGs made: Ali Patberg (127), Macy Wingham (40), M.Bandy/E.Land (32)
FG accuracy: Quin Shoultz (.466), Brooke Ballard (.500), na
3FG made: Tayler Goodall (23), Emmy Schabel (13), Megan Bandy (7)
3FG accuracy: Tayler Goodall (.307), Macy Wingham (.407), na
FTs made: Ali Patberg (93), Emmy Schabel (56), Meagan Olibo (18)
FT accuracy: Tayler Goodall (.791), Emmy Schabel (.824), Alivia Plumlee (.773)
Points: Ali Patberg (349), Emmy Schabel (143), Megan Bandy (85)
Scoring Avg.: Ali Patberg (12.92), Macy Wingham (7.7), Megan Bandy (6.5)
Rebounds: Tayler Goodall (172), Jessica Wagers (70), na
Assists: Ali Patberg (104), Macy Wingham (35), na
Blocks: Ali Patberg (32), Jessica Wagers (23), na
Steals: Kelsey Cunningham (70), Macy Wingham (33), na
Win streak: 19 (program all-time best)
Wins in a season: 23 (program all-time best)
FT accuracy: .696 (eighth on CNHS all-time list)
All-Conference Indiana: Tayler Goodall (first team), Ali Patberg (first team), Hanna Ballard (honorable mention), Quin Shoultz (honorable mention), Pat McKee (Coach of the Year)
IBCA Underclass All-State: Tayler Goodall (honorable mention), Ali Patberg (honorable mention)
Associated Press All-State: Tayler Goodall (honorable mention), Ali Patberg (high honorable mention)
Hoosier Basketball Magazine All-State: Tayler Goodall (honorable mention), Quin Shoultz (honorable mention)
HBCA All-District 3: Becca Brougher
HBCA 2012 Scholarship Award: Becca Brougher (nominated)
IBCA 2012 Marion Crawley Scholarship Award: Becca Brougher (nominated)
Columbus Republic All-Area: Hanna Ballard (first team), Becca Brougher (honorable mention), Kelsey Cunningham (honorable mention), Tayler Goodall (first team), Ali Patberg (first team), Quin Shoultz (first team)
IBCA Academic All-State: Becca Brougher (honorable mention)
ICGSA Academic All-State: Becca Brougher (honorable mention)
Indiana Elite Junior All-Star Classic (April 14): Hanna Ballard (accepted)
Indiana Class Junior All-Star Classic (June 15): Quin Shoultz (invited but unable to participate)
Team, Hoosier Basketball Magazine preseason ranking: No. 13 overall, No. 12 in Class 4A
Team, final regular-season IBCA ranking (all classes): No. 12
Team, final regular-season ICGSA ranking (Class 4A): No. 10
Team, final MaxPreps Freeman state ranking (all Classes and Class 4A): No. 3
Team, final MaxPreps Freeman national ranking: No. 142