Diedrich(Athens), Wright(Auburndale), Seidel and Prey (Newman Catholic) Ranked on Latest Boys Basketball 3 Point Challenge Leaderboard

The latest update to the WIAA Boys Basketball 3 Point Challenge Leaderboard finds  area players ranked among the state’s best long range shooters.

  • Cooper Diedrich, Athens, is #3 in Division 4
  • Hunter Wright, Auburndale, #8, Division 4
  • Mason Prey, Newman Catholic, is #5 in Division 5
  • Isaac Seidel, Newman Catholic, is #7 in Division 5

The WIAA once again is tracking stats for its 3-Point Challenge, conducted at the Boys Basketball State Tournament. Participants for the contest will be chosen based on three-point shooting stats in the WSN database.

In order for players to be eligible, COACHES must enter player information on wissports.net. The top two players in each based on shooting percentage, minimum of 75 attempts for the season, will be selected. To be included on the weekly Leaderboard update, all game stats must be in by 8 am on Monday morning.

Note: Stats MUST be entered by the checkpoint dates (January 20 AND Feb 8(girls) Feb 15(boys.)

3 Point Challenge Leaderboard (65 minimum attempts)

DIVISION 4

RANK

NAME

TEAM

3PM

3PA

3P%

1 Jaden Koeller Marathon 49 101 0.485
2 Tyler Bowman Spring Valley 32 73 0.438
3(tie) Cooper Diedrich Athens 33 77 0.429
3(tie) Zane Langrehr Bangor 30 70 0.429
5 Preston Ruedinger Lourdes Academy 71 173 0.410
6 Casey Verhagen Sheboygan Lutheran 54 133 0.406
7 Zach Dvoracheck Reedsville 38 95 0.400
8 Hunter Wright Auburndale 31 80 0.388
9 Noah Miller Ozaukee 56 146 0.384
10 Ian Keyes Mineral Point 31 81 0.383

DIVISION 5

RANK

NAME

TEAM

3PM

3PA

3P%

1 Pierson Schneider Rio 33 73 0.452
2 Aaron Bunnell Stockbridge 61 139 0.439
3 Branden Beechy Marion 37 86 0.43
4 Carter Lulich South Shore 32 76 0.421
5 Mason Prey Newman Catholic 31 78 0.397
6 Nathan Gibbs Port Edwards 29 73 0.397
7 Isaac Seidel Newman Catholic 48 122 0.393
8 Boone Larison Goodman/Pembine 36 94 0.383
9 Will Syens Central Wisconsin Christian 40 109 0.367
10 Brayden Eder Luck 28 77 0.364

The 3-Point Challenge will be held on Saturday, March 6 at a time and location to be determined, depending on the health and safety protocols and environment in place at that time.

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David Keech
Author: David Keech

David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]