Archive for Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Six Lions, six Firebirds honored by Sunflower League coaches

March 28, 2007


Sunflower League basketball coaches voted 12 Lawrence High and Free State High players to the 2006-07 all-league team.

First-team honors were given to Free State's Lauren Kimball and Lawrence High's Taylor Bird and Chance Riley.

Receiving second-team honors were Free State's Jenna Brantley, Kelsey Harrison and Christian Ballard. They were joined by LHS' Danielle Bird.

LHS senior Daniel Green was named to the third team. Teammates Nathan Padia and John Schneider received some votes and honorable mention.

Free State's Nick Devin and Weston Wiebe also received honorable mention.

Shawnee Mission East's Bryan Nelson earned the most votes among the boys and was the Sunflower League player of the year. Olathe South's Jadhon Kerr received the top girls honor.

2006-07 All-Sunflower League teams

BoysFirst teamChance Riley, Lawrence senior Blake Bales, Olathe East senior David Leonard, Shawnee Mission West senior Michael McRoberts, Shawnee Mission East junior Bryan Nelson, SM East senior Second Team Christian Ballard, Free State senior Antoine Branch, Leavenworth senior DeMarkis Dobbins, Olathe North senior Scott Frueling, Shawnee Mission Northwest junior Denver Holmes, Olathe South senior Third Team Daniel Green, Lawrence senior Adam Marrello, SM Northwest senior Bobby Miller, SM East senior Alex Mueler, O-Northwest senior Will Spradling, Shawnee Mission South freshman Jared Witter, SM West seniorHonorable Mention from LHS and FSHS Lawrence - senior Nathan Padia, junior John Schneider Free State - seniors Nick Devin, Kyle Schreiner, junior Weston Wiebe Player of the Year: Bryan Nelson, SM East senior

GirlsFirst teamLauren Kimball, Free State seniorTaylor Bird, Lawrence sophomoreMorgan Boyd, Olathe East seniorJocelyn Cummings, Shawnee Mission South sophomoreJessika Downing, Shawnee Mission West juniorKelce Goebel, SM South seniorTaylon Johnson, Shawnee Mission East juniorJadhken Kerr, Olathe South juniorJadhon Kerr, O-South seniorBecca Roberts, Shawnee Mission Northwest seniorSecond teamJenna Brantley, Free State seniorKelsey Harrison, Free State seniorDanielle Bird, Lawrence juniorMegan Bickford, O-South juniorJessie Bocquin, SM Northwest seniorKristen Gillespie, SM South juniorAlyssa Rhodes, O-South juniorCameron Roland, Shawnee Mission North seniorSamantha Ronnebaum, Olathe Northwest senior(No LHS or Free State honorable mentions)Player of the Year: Jadhon Kerr, Olathe South senior


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