Upper Iowa all-conference basketball teams include five Warriors

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Ashlyn Scherf

Grace Kuehl

Brylee Erickson

Gracie Cummer

Makayla Erickson

Five Central girls basketball players have received Upper Iowa all-conference honors. Ashlyn Scherf was named to the first team and Grace Kuehl and Brylee Erickson to the second team, while Gracie Cummer and Makayla Erickson picked up honorable mention nods.


Scherf received first team all-conference honors in her final season as a Warrior. The senior started all 22 games and scored a team high 323 points, making 108 of 277 shots. Scherf also led the Warriors in several other categories, including field goal percentage with 39 percent, offensive rebounds with 58, defensive rebounds with 86 and rebounds overall with 144. She additionally led the team in blocks with nine, while finishing second in assists with 50 and steals with 65. Scherf shot 58.3 percent on free throws, making 77, which led the team. She made 27.3 percent of all three-point shots, which ranked third among starters.


Kuehl, also a senior, earned second team honors in a season where she started all 22 games and scored 168 points, placing third on the team. Kuehl made 58 total shots, finishing at 33.7 percent on field goals, while shooting 25 percent on three pointers and a team high 62.7 percent from the free throw line. She totaled  109 rebounds, with 74 on the offensive end and 35 on defense, and led the Warriors with 52 assists and 68 steals, while placing second in blocks with eight. 


Also earning second team accolades was freshman Brylee Erickson, who started 18 of 22 games and finished with 181 points, ranking second on the team. Erickson shot 31.7 percent from the field, making 58 total baskets, including 32 three pointers—or 33.3 percent. She finished with 53 rebounds, while ranking third with 30 assists and 35 steals, and collected two blocks as well. 


Cummer, a senior, earned honorable mention after starting 21 of 22 games and scoring 91 points. She shot 31.3 percent from the field, making 26 shots, and hit 39 free throws, finishing with a 59.1 shooting percentage from the line. Cummer was third on the team with 118 rebounds, and had 24 assists, 27 steals and seven blocks. 

Senior Makayla Erickson was also honorable mention, and started three of 22 games for the Warriors. She finished with 37 points, 20 rebounds, six assists and 10 steals. Erickson shot 23.3 percent on three pointers and 57.1 percent on free throws.

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