Glacier High School’s Kali Gulick and Bigfork’s Rakiah Grende will both be continuing their basketball careers in college, announcing their commitments on Nov. 15.
Gulick, a 6-foot-2 center, will attend Montana State University-Billings following her senior season. A second-team All-Western AA conference pick a year ago, Gulick averaged nine points and four rebounds per game as a junior while shooting 35 percent from 3-point range.
Grende, the daughter of Bigfork coach Jami Grende, will play at Carroll College, securing a scholarship less than two years after she was diagnosed with a cancerous teratoma that nearly killed her. She helped the Valkyries to the Class B state tournament last year, her first full season of prep basketball, and was named to the District 7B all-conference first team after the season.