(Des Moines) Audubon's Dona Fenske, will be inducted into the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union's Basketball Hall of Fame at the Iowa Girls State Basketball Tournament next week.
Fenske graduated from Audubon in 1969 and was a star from the six-on-six era. The 5-9 Fenske played in the guard as a freshman before moving to the forward court her sophomore season. She scored 3,089 career points, leading the Wheelers to the State Tournament in 1969. In a 1969 sectional final game, she poured in a regional record 88 points in a 121-106 victory over Irwin. Fenske averaged 33.2 points as a sophomore, 45.3 ppg. as a junior and 52.9 points as a senior.
Fenske went to play basketball at Midwestern College, earning outstanding freshman honors and was later an all-American at Parsons College in Fairfield after Midwestern closed following her freshman season.
The awards ceremony will take place Friday, March 1 at halftime of the Class 2A State Championship game.
February 21, 2013