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Girls' hockey: Best of the best

By Tim Kolehmainen, Breakdown Sports Media, 04/14/19, 11:30AM CDT


Wethington named 2018-19 Breakdown girls' hockey player of the year

The Breakdown is pleased to announce its 2018-19 Minnesota high school girls' hockey players and coaches of the year. After an impressive career in which she was also named Minnesota's Ms. Hockey as a senior, Blake's Madeline Wethington was honored as the overall Breakdown player of the year. The full list of honorees is below:


  • POY — Madeline Wethington, Blake
  • COY — Jim Ernster, Brainerd/Little Falls

Class AA

  • POY — Madeline Wethington, Blake
  • COY — Jim Ernster, Brainerd/Little Falls

Class A

  • POY — Hannah Corneliusen, Warroad
  • COY — Bob Kuehl/Claire Goldsmith, Mound Westonka

Congratulations to our postseason players and coaches of the year for the 2018-19 Minnesota high school girls' hockey season!

For the past 17 years, the Breakdown has covered the high school sports scene in Minnesota, naming both a preseason and postseason player of the year in each sport covered for each year (17 years of girls' and boys' basketball, 12 years of boys' hockey and girls' volleyball, five years of boys' baseball, and two years of girls' softball and girls' hockey).

We've complied that full list of players through the years, which is peppered with recognizable names from Minnesota's high school sports history. The full list may be found at:

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