Andrea Lopreato is Named Co-Conference Player of the Year for Mt. Pleasant Girls’ Basketball

Mt. Pleasant, IA- The All-Conference awards were released for the Southeast Conference (SEC) with Mt. Pleasant taking home 13 honors including a Co-Player of the Year.

Andrea Lopreato was one of two unanimous selections for the All-Conference 1st Team after averaging a double-double on the year with 20 points per game and 13.2 rebounds per game. The senior also ranked in the Top 50 of most statistical categories in Class 4A and finished her career with 1,416 points. Shooting nearly 50% from the field, Lopreato also took home Co-Player of the Year honors and was named to the Academic All-Conference roster.

Tristian Shull, a senior for the Panthers, was also named to the All-Conference 1st Team after hitting 31% of her shots from three-point range. Shull also averaged 11.9 points per game and averaged 2.7 steals per game. She was also named to the Academic All-Conference team.

Kate Schimmelpfennig was recognized as All-Conference Honorable Mention. The senior averaged 4 points per game and was a wall in the lane as she ranked 12th in blocks for Class 4A. Schimmelpfennig was also named to the Academic All-Conference team.

Andi Scott was also recognized as All-Conference Honorable Mention despite suffering an injury that sidelined her late in the season. The junior will be leading the Panthers next season as she averaged 5.5 points per game and supplied 1.4 steals per game. Scott was also recognized for making the Academic All-Conference team.

Juliana Burns, Hailey Parrott, and Mackenzie Musselman were all named to the Academic All-Conference roster.

Mt. Pleasant finished in 3rd place in the conference standings with a 7-3 record in conference and an 11-12 record overall. Keokuk finished as conference champions with a 16-6 overall record and a 9-1 record in conference play.

Camille Kruse of Fort Madison was the other Co-Player of the Year as she led the Bloodhounds to an second place finish in the conference standings while averaging 17.7 points per game and being ranked 2nd in steals in Class 4A with 102 on the season.

The SEC Coaches award went to Irelynd Sargent of Fort Madison after guiding her team to a 16-7 record. The award was in memory of Tony Sargent, the late head coach for Fort Madison.