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BILLINGS - Missoula Sentinel seniors Kendal Maier and Bryn Hasquet were selected to the all-tournament team for their play at the boys' and girls' State AA tournament this past week at MetraPark.

Senior center Josh Huestis of two-time state champion Great Falls C.M. Russell was named the boys' Most Valuable Player, while senior guard Kellie Cole of state champ Bozeman was the girls' MVP.

Huestis, who had 12 points and 16 rebounds in a 71-41 title game victory over Billings West, was joined by classmate Jordan Harper.

West, which was runner-up to CMR for a second straight year, put two players on the boys' all-tourney team.

Maier, who averaged 15.3 points per game, was joined on the boys' team by senior forward Shay Smithwick-Hann of Kalispell Glacier.

Hasquet averaged 13.0 points per game for the Spartans, who reached the consolation final, but lost to Billings West.

Bozeman put three players on the girls' all-tourney team, led by Cole, a future Lady Griz player, who had 10 points in the Hawks' championship win over CMR. She had 25 points in a semifinal win over Butte.

All-tournament teams

State AA boys

(MVP) Josh Huestis, 6-8, sr., Great Falls CMR; Jordan Harper, 6-3, sr., Great Falls CMR; Brian Muller, 5-11, sr., Billings West; Matt Miller, 6-4, sr., Helena Capital; Danny Desin, 6-1, jr.; Billings Senior; Shay Smithwick-Hann, 6-4, sr., Kalispell Glacier; Josh Dirks 6-2, sr., Helena Capital; Kerry Heard, 6-1, sr., Billings Senior; Kendal Maier, 6-0, sr., Missoula Sentinel; Derek Dennehy 6-0, sr., Billings West.

State AA girls

(MVP) Kellie Cole, 5-8, sr., Bozeman; Danielle Muri 5-9, jr., Billings West; Shanae Gilham, 5-10, so., Bozeman; Jordan Bagley, 5-10, sr., Great Falls CMR; Lexie Nelson, 5-7, sr. Butte; Maggie Rickman, 6-1, jr., Helena Capital; Kylie Nielsen, Billings West, 6-0, so.; Sammi Bignell, 5-10, sr., Helena Capital; Kate Striepe, 6-0, sr., Great Falls CMR; Taylor Parker, 6-0, jr., Bozeman; Bryn Hasquet, 5-10, sr., Missoula Sentinel.


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