Carlson, eight players picked for KD Kountry honors

Hillsboro?s Becky Carlson, who has been named KD Kountry girls? ?Coach of the Year? by radio station KDMM, Herington.

Four Trojans were named to their respective first teams: Grant Brubacher, Tyson Ratzlaff, Jill Hein and Angela Kroeker. Jeremy Loewen, Heather Matz, Angela Herzet and Sara Janzen were honorable mention picks.

Other area athletes named to the team were Jamey Cooper and Jessica Moore of Marion and Eric Carlson, Erica Hatterman and Renee Ecklund of Centre.

All-KD Kountry Team (KDMM, Herington)

First team boys: Tyson Ratzlaff, sr., Hillsboro; Grant Brubacher, jr., Hillsboro; Chad Reed, so., Hope; Travis Zotti, sr., Herington; Matt Wolff, sr., Herington; Lance Day, sr., Council Grove; Eric Carlson, sr., Centre; Brad Shahan, sr., Chase County; Jamey Cooper, jr., Marion; Michael Hammersmith, jr., White City; Kyler Kasten, jr., White City; Ryan Rice, jr., White City. Honorable mention boys: Jeremy Loewen, jr., Hillsboro; Matt Ryff, so., Hope; Justin Hett, sr., Marion; Brad Hajek, sr., Centre; Jeremy Harminson, sr., White City; Tyler Anderson, jr., Herington; Matt Otte, so., Herington; Branko Skovrlj, sr., Council Grove; Aaron Shahan, jr., Chase County.

First team girls: Erica Hatterman, sr., Centre; Renee Ecklund, jr., Centre; Tiffany Lininger, sr., Hope; Laura Cowan, so., Hope; Shauna Riedy, so., Hope; Alycia Ryff, sr., Hope; Jill Hein, so., Hillsboro; Angela Kroeker, sr., Hillsboro; Jessica Moore, jr., Marion; Amanda Morrell, jr., Chase County; Kylie Schrader, sr., Council Grove; Danielle Phillips, so., Herington. Honorable mention girls: Ginny Strome, so., Herington; Tristan Utech, fr., Herington; Heather Matz, sr., Hillsboro; Angela Herzet, jr., Hillsboro; Sara Janzen, sr., Hillsboro; Erin Smith, jr., Centre; Tracy Chaney, jr., Council Grove.

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