With Kiley Borowicz now graduated and enjoying at Moorhead State, Kacie Borowicz has turn into the Rams’ massive scoring menace. She averaged 17.2 factors final season for the 32-zero, Class AA state champion Rams, incomes all-state honors. Now she’s as much as a 24.2 scoring common.
“We’re counting on Kacie to attain extra,” Roseau coach Kelsey Didrikson stated. “It is type of a pure evolution as she turns into a extra skilled participant.
“She’s enjoying extra minutes. We’re not fairly as deep as final yr. And Kacie clearly is our go-to participant this yr. She does so many good issues, offensively and defensively.”
Although Kacie Borowicz was all-state final season and honorable point out all-state as a freshman, Didrikson stated Kiley Borowicz forged an enormous shadow.
“At occasions I feel it has been a bit irritating for (Kacie),” the Rams coach stated. “Her type is totally different and she or he hasn’t gotten as a lot recognition. Kiley made huge performs; she was extra flashy and highly effective. Kacie is extra regular, extra constant.”
Enjoying alongside her older sister, who completed thirteenth within the state in profession scoring with three,223 factors, usually wasn’t an issue for the junior. “For awhile it was arduous,” Kacie Borowicz stated. “Everyone would speak about Kiley. However I liked enjoying together with her. Now I get an opportunity to be that participant on the ground.
“With out Kiley, and with my youthful sister (Katie) on the workforce, it is lots totally different. Kiley was an enormous scorer. I really feel like I’ve to tackle a much bigger position—to get to the basket extra, to get extra assists and extra factors, to make up for what Kiley did.”
Kacie Borowicz has switched positions, shifting from the purpose to capturing guard. Katie Borowicz, a freshman, now begins on the level.
“I look to attain somewhat extra this yr,” Kacie stated. “And we’re operating extra performs for me to attain. However I nonetheless have a playmaker mentality.”
That is a part of Kacie Borowicz’s nicely-rounded recreation. Didrikson stated the junior has put numerous time into her recreation, creating expertise as a shooter, passer and ballhandler.
”Kacie is a child who has labored for every part,” Didrikson stated. “She’s put in hours and hours within the health club. She’s a perfectionist.”
That drive helped lead Roseau to a state championship. And it is led to a private milestone of two,000 profession factors.
“It (2,000) is an enormous deal to me,” the junior stated. “It makes you are feeling like issues paid off for the work you set into it. Hopefully, I can get to three,000.”