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2A girls’ basketball MVP: Richfield’s Megan Bean impresses with speed
First Published Mar 19 2012 01:41 pm • Last Updated Mar 19 2012 11:53 pm

Richfield rolled through Class 2A’s Region 2, and nobody else even had a chance. The Wildcats cruised to an 8-0 region record and were ranked No. 1 in 2A for most of the season.

The junior-laden team was a force to be reckoned with, and that likely will be the case again next year for one reason — junior forward Megan Bean.

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Bean performed well in her freshman and sophomore years, but she rose to new heights as a junior, which is why she’s The Tribune’s 2A MVP.

"The biggest difference this year was my confidence," Bean said. "I was much more experienced, so that made it easier to jell with my teammates and see things better. I was more comfortable."

Richfield’s opponents were anything but comfortable when they had to match up against the star post player. Bean led 2A in scoring with 15.9 points per game.

She was second in rebounds, with 7.7 per game. Make no mistake, though — Bean doesn’t just camp out in the key and hope for the ball. She makes things happen everywhere on the floor.

"What impresses me the most about her game is her quickness. She is as quick as most teams’ guards," Richfield coach Marc Peterson said. "She can get a rebound and run it all the way down the court for a layup on the other end."

What’s scary is that Bean still has another year to elevate her game. With her headlining a stout senior class next season, Richfield should contend for a state championship.

"Every season, she gets better in every facet of the game," Peterson said. "The season just ended, but she is already asking me what she needs to do to become a better player."




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