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Poyer, Heinz commit to DWU women's basketball

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket's Megan Poyer and Ipswich's Kamryn Heinz will play for the Dakota Wesleyan University women's basketball team next season.

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket's Megan Poyer goes up for a fastbreak layup during a Class B SoDak 16 game against De Smet at the Huron Arena. (Jeremy Karll / Republic)
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket's Megan Poyer goes up for a fastbreak layup during a Class B SoDak 16 game against De Smet at the Huron Arena. (Jeremy Karll / Republic)

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket's Megan Poyer and Ipswich's Kamryn Heinz will play for the Dakota Wesleyan University women's basketball team next season.

Poyer averaged 12.2 points and 7.5 rebounds per game for the Blackhawks, who fell to eventual state champion De Smet in the SoDak 16 this season. A 5-foot-10 forward, Poyer is a 281 all-conference and Custer Battlefield all-conference performer.

Heinz filled it up Tigers, who advanced to this year's state tournament for the first time since 1988. The 5-foot-9 Heinz averaged 18 points and 10 rebounds per game. Heinz capped her career No. 1 in program history in 3-pointers made (151), assists (359) and points in a game (37). She also ranks No. 2 all-time at Ipswich in points (1,732) and rebounds (884). Heinz was a four-time all-conference player and a three-time all-stater.

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