Matt Yde, 6-3 senior forward, 17.3 points per game, second in Central Lakes Conference scoring, 7 rebounds per game, 2 steals per game, 37 percent three-point shooter, 71 percent free throws, first-team All-CLC
Brandon Siemers, 6-4 senior post, 13.9 points per game, 7.8 rebounds per game, 55 percent field goal shooter, 40 blocks, more than 800 points and 480 rebounds for career, Great River Conference MVP, all-area last season.
The 1999-2000 Brainerd Daily Dispatch All-Area Boys' Basketball Team:
Matt Yde Brainerd senior Brandon Siemers Aitkin senior Nate Miller Little Falls junior Matt Royer Pequot Lakes sophomore Dan Goeritz Pillager senior Joe Bueckers Pine River-Backus senior Adam Nelson Pine River-Backus senior Justin Kelley Pine River-Backus junior Dustin Hjelmeland Staples-Motley senior Jeff Brever Staples-Motley junior Wade Christensen Staples-Motley senior Trent Carr Verndale senior
Candidates for the all-area team are nominated by head coaches and selected by The Dispatch sports staff.
Nate Miller, 5-10 junior guard, 23 points per game, 4 assists per game, 3.4 steals per game, 3.6 rebounds per game, 52 percent field goal shooter, 89 percent free throws, All-Central Lakes Conference, led CLC in scoring.
Matt Royer, 6-2 sophomore forward, 17.2 points per game, 6.1 rebounds per game, 3.5 assists per game, 1.8 steals per game, 32 percent three-pointers, 45 percent field goals, sixth in Park Region Conference scoring, 32 points vs. Deer River, All-PRC.
Dan Goeritz, 5-11 senior guard, 18 points per game, fifth in Park Region Conference scoring, 5 rebounds per game, 2 steals per game, All-PRC.
Joe Bueckers, 5-7 senior guard, 15.7 points per game, 92 percent free throw shooter, 43 percent three-pointers, 88 assists, 60 steals, 3.4 rebounds per game, all-area last season, three-year starter, most valuable player in Park Region Conference.
Adam Nelson, 5-11 senior guard, 8.5 points per game, 6.7 assists per game, 42 percent field goal shooter, 81 steals, 3.5 rebounds per game, all-area honorable mention last season, three-year starter, led team in assists for three years, led team in steals last two years, All-Park Region Conference last two years.
Justin Kelley, 6-5 junior post, 14.5 points per game, second in Park Region Conference scoring at 18 points per game, 7.9 rebounds, 67 percent free throw shooter, 50 percent field goals, All-PRC.
Dustin Hjelmeland, 6-5 senior forward, 16.2 points per game, 7.6 rebounds per game, 84 percent free throws, 59 percent field goals, 34 steals, 34 blocked shots, all-state honorable mention, All-Class AA state tournament team, will play in Minnesota High School All-Star Series April 7-8.
Jeff Brever, 5-9 junior guard, 11.2 points per game, 5 assists per game, 4.2 rebounds per game, 94 steals, 47 percent field goal shooter, 76 percent free throws, 37 percent three-pointers, All-Class AA state tournament team.
Wade Christensen, 6-6 senior forward, 11.1 points per game, 7.1 rebounds per game, 55 percent field goals, 69 percent free throws, 42 steals, 22 blocked shots.
Trent Carr, 6-1 senior forward, 15.3 points per game, 2.8 rebounds per game, 3.5 assists per game, 59-for-185 three-pointer shooting, 76 percent free throws, 80 steals.
Mitch Feierabend, 6-2 senior forward, 7.3 points per game, 5 rebounds per game, 48 assists, 43 percent field goals.
Mike Zauhar, 5-11 sophomore guard, 13 points per game, 5 rebounds per game, 5 assists per game, 76 percent free throws, 34 percent three-pointers.
Ryan Fowlds, 5-9 senior guard, 10 points per game, 2.8 assists per game, 41 percent three-pointers, 50 steals, All-Great River Conference.
Jesse Smithson, 6-8 senior post, 7.8 points per game, 6 rebounds per game, 65 blocks, 3 blocks per game, 50 percent field goals, All-Great River Conference.
James Freese, 6-3 senior post, 10.3 points per game, 5.3 rebounds per game, 57 percent field goals, 67 percent free throws, 31 steals.
Kendall Feia, 6-3 junior forward, 13.3 points per game, 5.8 rebounds per game, 44 percent field goals, honorable mention All-CLC.
Aaron Neu, 5-11 senior forward, 9.1 points per game, 2.5 rebounds per game, 1.2 steals per game, 1.4 assists per game, All-Central Minnesota Conference, 1999-00 Leadership Award winner.
Chris Zilka, 5-8 sophomore guard, 6.3 points per game, 3.1 rebounds per game, 2.8 assists per game, 2.8 steals per game, 30 percent three-pointers, 72.5 percent free throws, second-team All-CMC, Subsection 18 all-tournament team.
Lee Roberts, 5-10 sophomore guard, 18 points per game, third-leading scorer in Park Region, 4 assists per game, 2.5 steals per game, 80 percent free throws, All-Park Region Conference honorable mention.
Shannon Webster, 5-10 senior guard, 10.4 points per game, 2.3 rebounds, 38 steals, 40 percent three-pointers, 86 percent free throws, 44 percent field goals.
Tim Rutten, 5-10 senior forward, 8.1 points per game, 4.5 rebounds per game, 2.3 assists per game, 48 percent field goals, 71 percent free throws, 44 steals.
Zach Hinkle, 5-9 senior guard, 10.8 points per game, 2.6 assists per game, 4.2 rebounds per game, 41 percent field goals, 56 steals.
Kip Johnson, 6-1 senior forward, 12.4 points per game, 45 percent field goals, 6 rebounds per game, 28 steals, 28 assists, 70 percent free throws.
Charley Speed, 5-11 senior guard, 11.1 points per game, 90 assists, 3.75 assists per game, 69 percent free throws, 34 percent three pointers, 3.8 rebounds per game, 45 steals.
Matt Schiller, 6-3 junior forward, 10.8 points per game, 64 assists, 4.5 rebounds per game, 47-for-152 three-pointers, 11 blocked shots, 30 steals.
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