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Tschetter in the running for Mr. Basketball

Stewartville senior Will Tschetter is among the top 10 candidates for Mr. Basketball in Minnesota.

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Stewartville's Will Tschetter (42), putting up a shot over Caledonia's Casey Schultz (2) during a game earlier this season, is among the final 10 candidates for this year's Mr. Basketball award in Minnesota. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)

Stewartville senior Will Tschetter is a top 10 candidate for Mr. Basketball in Minnesota.

The award goes annually to the top senior in the state. The final five for the award will be announced on March 30 and the winner will be announced following the state tournament.

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Tschetter is a 6-foot-9 forward who will play his college basketball at Michigan, which is a No. 1 seed in this year's NCAA Tournament.

Tschetter led the state in scoring as a junior when he averaged more than 33 points per game. This year he is again among the state's leading scorers as he is averaging just more than 30 points per game.

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Tschetter helped guide Stewartville to a 15-3 record during the regular season and a No. 2 seed in the Section 1AA tournament, which begins on Tuesday.

The other seniors still in the running for Mr. Basketball are Ryan Dufault and Andrew Morgan of Waseca, Lamar Grayson of Richfield, Chet Holmgren of Minnehaha Academy, Trey Longstreet of Delano, Francis Nwaokorie and Joshua Strong of Champlin Park, Noah Paulson of Duluth East and Henry Shannon of Eastview.

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