A number of Area Girls Basketball teams have taken home Academic Awards this season. Three teams took home Gold Academic Awards, given out to teams that have a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better. Schools honored with those awards were Eden Valley Watkins, Hutchinson, and Dassel Cokato. Getting Silver Academic Awards for GPA’s of 3.5 or better were Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity, Kimball, Litchfield, Annandale, WM, and HLWW. The awards are given out by the Minnesota Girls Basketball Coaches Association.