Posted On: 11/21/19 9:00 AM
Kidder County didn’t lose a game until the state tournament last season, winning 24 games in a row. The Wolves went 1-2 at the state tournament, losing to Rugby and Langdon/Edmore/Munich in nip-and-tuck affairs. With a talented core of young players back for another year, Kidder County is equipped to enjoy similar success this upcoming winter.
GO-TO PLAYER: Madelyn Schmidt
The engine in the Wolves attack, Schmidt earned all-state honors last season, averaging just less than 16 points and better than four assists per game. She’s a threat to score from pretty much anywhere on the floor, which puts immense stress on opposing defenders and her ability to balance finding her own shot with getting her teammates involved is rare for such a young player. She also sets the tone on the defensive end, and has great instincts, as evidenced by better than four steals per game.
KEY RETURNERS: Brittany Rath, Kennedy Harter, Teanna Binder, Hailey Pfaf
Kidder County is much more than a one-player outfit. Rath is arguably the team’s best scorer, serving as the team’s interior presence. Her ability to create for herself in the low and mid