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Carlee Hanson (Hancock Girls Basketball)

By Craig Olson, 03/21/22, 2:45PM CDT


Carlee Hanson, a 5-foot-7 senior for the Hancock Owls girls' basketball team is the Olson Oil Company Athlete of the Week.  Hanson helped her team to the Class A State Title over the weekend at Williams Arena on the campus of the University of Minnesota and a 30-1 final record.

Hanson started the tournament by scoring 29 points, pulling down 5 rebounds and coming up with 7 steals in the Owls 73-38 quarterfinal round win over Nevis.  She was 10-for-19 on field goal attempts, 5-of-10 from 3-point range and a perfect 4-for-4 on the free throw line.

In their 71-40 semifinal round win over Mayer Lutheran, Hanson recorded a double-double (10 points, 11 rebounds) and added 5 assists and 4 steals.

Her championship game performance included 8 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists and one steal as the Owls topped Minneota, 54-43.

For the tournament, Hanson, who was named to the All-Tournament Team in Class A, scored 47 points, secured 22 rebounds, dished out 11 assists and had 12 steals.  She was a perfect 10-for-10 on free throws, made 14-of-29 field goal attempts and connected on 9-of-19 shots from beyond the arc.