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John's Journal: The Five Families Of Girls/Boys 2,000-Point Scorers

Mesabi East’s Hannuksela Siblings Are Latest To Do So

Posted: Monday, March 22, 2021 - 12:18 PM

When Mesabi East basketball player Hannah Hannuksela reached the 2,000-point career milestone last week, she joined her brother Hunter in the 2,000 club. They became the fifth family in Minnesota with a brother-sister combination to score 2,000 points.

The first to do so was the McDonalds of Chisholm fame. Other schools to have 2,000-point scorers from one family come from Braham, Cambridge-Isanti and Barnum.

Here’s the list, courtesy of Matt Pederson and his Minnesota High School Basketball Records website:


--Tom McDonald (1982)

--Judy McDonald (1984)

--Joel McDonald (1991)


--Isaiah Dahlman (2006)

--Noah Dahlman (2007)

--Rebekah Dahlman (2013)


--Katrina Newman (2010)

--Brandon Newman (2015)


--Whitney Olson (2012), Cambridge-Isanti

--Chris Olson (2016), Braham

Mesabi East

--Hannah Hannuksela (2021)

--Hunter Hannuksela (2021)

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