Panorama senior Beckman earns 2A All-Tourney nod

Panorama senior Payton Beckman (third from left) was selected Saturday to the Class 2A state tournament All-Tourney team. Photo submitted.

DES MOINES — Senior guard Payton Beckman of Panorama was one of six players chosen for the Class 2A All-Tournament team at the conclusion of Saturday’s title game.

Dike-New Hartford topped Central Lyon, 59-52, to win their second consecutive state crown. D-NH had topped Panorama in one semifinal, with Central Lyon besting Denver in the other semifinal.

Beckman, a senior, scored 34 points in two games, including four 3-point baskets and six free throws. She finished with 13 rebounds, four assists, two steals and one blocked shot.

Sophomore twins Payton and Jadyn Peterson of D-NH were also named to the team, with Payton chosen as captain.

Central Lyon Addison Klosterbuer and sophomore Desta Hoogendoorn were also chosen for the honor, as was Denver senior Reese Johnson.

The Panorama girls pose in Wells Fargo Arena, where they reached the state semifinals in Class 2A. The Panthers finished a school-best 25-2. Photo submitted.


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