- Two former Northeast Iowa high school girls' basketball standouts have been named to the NJCAA Division II all-region first team.
Mandy Willems of AGWSR High and Aliyah Robinson of Waterloo West landed spots on the 10-player first team. Willems, a freshman at NIACC, was named Division II Player of the Year after averaging 24.6 points per game and leading the country in free throw percentage (92.8).
Robinson, a sophomore at DMACC, averaged 12.9 points per game and shot 33 percent from 3-point range.
Another former West player, Tahya Campbell, made the second team. She is a sophomore at NIACC.
- Wartburg College junior Emma Gerdes and senior Adrienne Boettger, both of Cedar Falls, were named all-region Monday by D3hoops.com.
Gerdes earned a spot on the first team, while Boettger landed on the third team.