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Pius X's Alexis Markowski named Nebraska's MaxPreps player of the year

Pius X's Alexis Markowski named Nebraska's MaxPreps player of the year

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Lincoln Pius X vs. Omaha Central, 3.5

Lincoln Pius X’s Alexis Markowski (50) and her sister, Adison, celebrate the Bolts' win against  Omaha Central in a Class A girls state tournament semifinal game Friday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

The postseason honors are beginning to roll in for Alexis Markowski.

The Lincoln Pius X senior and future Husker was named Nebraska's girls basketball player of the year by MaxPreps on Tuesday.

The 6-foot-3 post averaged 23.3 points and 13 rebounds per contest in helping lead the Thunderbolts to a back-to-back Class A state championships.

Markowski became the school's all-time leading scorer during her senior season, a campaign that included a school-record 42 points against Fremont in the Heartland Athletic Conference Tournament final.

Markowski also had three double-doubles in the Class A state tournament, including 30 points and 27 rebounds against Omaha Central in the semifinals.

Pius X (25-0) is currently ranked No. 22 in Max Preps' national poll.

Reach Clark Grell at 402-473-2639 or cgrell@journalstar.com. On Twitter at @LJSSportsGrell.

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