Hillsboro, Marion athletes named all-MCAA

Six Marion Warriors and three Hillsboro Trojans have received all-league recognition by the basketball coaches of the Mid-Central Activities Associa?tion.

For the girls, Marion seniors Lindsay Hett and Julia Zeiner made the first team, senior Kayley Heerey was named to the second team and sophomore Whitney Gordon received honorable mention.

The Warriors finished fourth in the league with an 8-3 record, went 20-6 and finished second in the Class 3A tournament this weekend.

For the Trojans, Dakota Kaufman was named to the first team, and Candace Weinbrenner was given second-team honors.

Hillsboro finished second to Wichita Collegiate with a 10-1 mark in the league and was 18-6 for the season, including a first-round game at state.

This is the third consecutive year Zeiner and Kaufman have been named to the first team. Hett, Heerey and Weinbrenner were second-team picks a year ago; Hett and Heerey received honorable mention as sophomores.

For the boys, Marion sophomores Isaac Hett and Eric Vogel received honorable mention, as did Hillsboro sophomore Jesse Allen. Marion placed 10th in the league with a 3-8 record and was 7-14 for the season. Hillsboro was 12th in the MCAA at 0-11 and was 2-19 overall.

All five starters for Collegiate, the league and state champion (11-0, 25-1), received league honors?two on the first team, two on the second team and one with honorable mention.

Wrestling?Eight Marion and four Hillsboro wrestlers received all-MCAA honors.

Cody Wildin (140 pounds), Dillon Wildin (145 pounds) and Taylor Neil (152 pounds) from Marion and Matthew Yoder (135) pounds from Hillsboro were named first team all-MCAA.

Receiving honorable mention honors were Marion wrestlers Randy Regnier (119 pounds), Brody Carroll (130 pounds), Andy Shipman (135 pounds), Colten Johnson (160 pounds) and Joe Richmond (285 pounds).

Hillsboro wrestlers named all-MCAA honorable mention were Jared King (152 pounds), Aaron Bina (160 pounds) and Dylan Delk (171 pounds).

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