The Star Tribune All-Metro Team, from left: Rachel Golnitz, Forest Lake; Makenna Deering, South St. Paul; Peyton Hemp, Andover; Emma Conner, Edina (Metro Player of the Year); Brynn DuLac, Minnetonka, and Jenna Lawry, Chisago Lakes.
Photos: Jerry Holt * firstname.lastname@example.org
Venue: Braemar Backyard Rink
Elk River/Zimmerman, junior, forward
College: Penn State
Drew raves from opposing coaches for a 27-goal season and aggressive style.
Edina, sophomore, goaltender
Boasts a 13-0 record so far this season and remains among the top big-game goalies.
Minnetonka, senior, defense
Elite defender posted career-highs with eight goals and 19 assists.
Andover, senior, forward
Can score (24 goals, 34 assists) but equally valued as a 200-foot player.
Edina, junior, defense
Superior skater capable of dictating the action. Scored 12 goals, added 29 assists.
Stillwater, senior, forward
Workhorse for Class 2A state tournament-bound Ponies who tallied 38 points.
Gretchen Branton, senior, Wayzata
Hannah Chorske, senior, Edina
Makayla Moran, eighth grade, Apple Valley
Madison Clough, senior, Andover
Brenna Fuhrman, senior, Farmington
Brooke Pioske, senior, Mound Westonka
Carly Greene, senior, Benilde-St. Margaret’s
Hailey Hansen, sophomore, Blaine
Abbie Thompson, senior, Mounds View
The Star Tribune’s All-Metro teams and Metro Player of the Year were chosen based on nominations from metro-area coaches, conversations with a panel of coaches and staff observations.