What has been a whirlwind of a year for 2026 standout McKenna Woliczko reached a crescendo in Meridia, Mexico this June, as the 6’2 forward help lead Team USA’s U16 Junior National Team to a Gold Medal at the FIBA Americas Championship.
Woliczko started and averaged 11.8 points, 9.7 rebounds, 1.7 steals, & 1.0 assists per game, shooting a tournament-leading 62.3 percent from the field. The 15-year old recorded two double-doubles – against Mexico in the group stage and against Argentina in the Semifinals.
Team USA went undefeated, knocking off Canada in the Gold Medal game, 79-59.
McKenna was named to the FIBA All-Star Five, highlighting the 5 best best players in the tournament. Woliczko joined USA teammate Jerzy Robinson (MVP), Argentina’s Milagros Morell, Puerto Rico’s Desirek Nieves, & Canada’s Cereah Parchment.
2023 has been good to Woliczko as she led Archbishop Mitty HS to league, section & NorCal championships on her way to becoming the first freshman to win the WCAL Player of the Year. She was also named the Max Preps Co-National Freshman of the Year, and the Cal High Sports Freshman Athlete of the Year, and perhaps most impressively winning the CCS Player of the Year in both basketball & softball!
Woliczko is currently ranked as the ESPN #4 player in the nation in the class of 2026, & holds countless scholarship offers from the likes of Stanford, South Carolina, Notre Dame and many others.
McKenna has been with Bay City since 7th grade and has improved dramatically each season. At Adidas 3SSB’s championship tournament in South Carolina, Woliczko led the tournament in scoring, averaging 19.3 ppg and leading Bay City 17u 3SSB to a 3-1 finish.
Bay City is very proud of you McKenna! Can’t wait to see what you do in your sophomore year! Keep working! #repthecity #3SSB