Natalie Hanson

Natalie Hanson

With the completion of the 2012-13 season, members of the Union girls basketball team have received postseason honors.

All-State recognition has been bestowed upon Sam Barz, who was named to the Iowa Newspaper Association’s Class 3A All-State Third Team.

Additionally, the Iowa Girls Coaches Association (IGCA) named Barz to the Class 3A Northeast All-District Team, while selecting Union senior, Natalie Hanson, as a member of the Academic All-State Team. The IGCA has also selected Barz to play in the IGCA All-Star game to be held at Kirkwood College in Cedar Rapids in April.

Eight Union players earned Academic All-Conference honors: Breann Bader, Tessa Reiter, Sam Barz, Peyton Bockholt, Payton Hilton, Emily Phillips, Kylie Powell and Natalie Hanson.

Several Union senior players will also participate in the NICL Senior All-Star game to be held Friday, March 15 in Reinbeck. The girls’ game will begin at 6 PM, followed by the boys’ game.