WSL highlights 9 players from area schools

The three schools in the Free Press readership area combined for nine players receiving all-league recognition by the basketball coaches of the Wheat State League.

For the girls, state-qualifying Centre (5-3 in the league, 14-10 overall) led the way with three selections, including two first-team picks: freshman Shelby Makovec and sophomore Cacey Simons. Junior Beka Basore received honorable mention.

Also receiving honorable mention were Rayna Barnes, a junior from Peabody-Burns (2-5, 5-16) and Jessica Harvey, a junior from Goessel (1-7, 4-17).

For the boys, Braden Unruh, a senior from Goessel (5-3, 12-10), and Matt Hiebert, a senior from Peabody-Burns (5-3, 9-13), received first-team honors.

Receiving honorable mention were Justin Dienes, a junior from Centre (2-6, 9-12), and Justin Savage, a junior from Peabody Burns.

2012 All-WSL Basketball

Girls

First team: Raelyn Lorson, jr. Hope; Kristin Waters, sr., Little River; Skylar Johnston, so., Little River; Shelby Makovec, fr., Centre; Amy Tippin, sr., Elyria; Shelbie Sizemore, sr., Hope; Cacey Simons, so., Centre; Abi Dillon, jr., Hope ; Abby Fields, jr., Elyria; Brandi Bergmeier, sr., Wakefield.

Honorable mention: Mindy Stillwell, sr., White City; Rayna Barnes, jr., Peabody-Burns; Brooke Jannsen, jr., Solomon; Beka Basore, jr., Centre ; Jessica Harvey, jr., Goessel.

Boys

First team: Dwight Davidson, sr., Hope; Sam Morgan, jr., White City; Braden Unruh, sr., Goessel ; Aaron Potter, sr., Elyria; Josh Burdine, jr., Solomon; Shilo Goracke, sr., Hope; Trent Blythe, sr., White City; Tevin Renken, so., Little River; Matt Hiebert, sr., Peabody-Burns; Dalton Konen, jr., Little River.

Honorable mention: Justin Deines, jr., Centre; Davis Cook, jr., Goessel; Jaren Nittler, jr., White City ; Luke Schreefer, sr., Wakefield; Austin Savage, jr., Peabody-Burns.

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