Basketball Conferences Recognize Area Athletes
The 2010 OVAC All-Conference Basketball Teams have been selected and a few players from the Wetzel County area were named to it.
In the Class A Boys’ Second Team, Malakai Anderson from Paden City made the roster, as did Logan McDiffitt from Hundred; Josh Bennett from Paden City, Alex Henderson and Matthew Poling from Valley, and Dalton Kuhn and Emery Smith from Hundred each were selected for Honorable Mention.
Allison Bertozzi from Paden City and Jordyn Gorby from Hundred each earned a spot on the Second Team Girls’ All-Conference Team, while Brittany Guthrie from Valley and Raven McDiffitt each earned a spot on the Honorable Mention list.
In Class AA, River High School’s Alexa Isaly was selected to the OVAC First Team, while teammates Autumn Beisel and Jordan Ramsay were each selected for Honorable Mention in Class AA. Dylan Potts was selected to the second team All-OVAC.
In Class AAA for the girls, Padyn Ludewig from Magnolia was selected First Team All-Conference, while fellow Blue Eagle Jared Blatt was selected First Team for the Boys’. Andy Huggins, Mark Winters, and Josh Yost each were tabbed for Honorable Mention.
Tyler Consolidated’s Dustin Snider earned Second Team, while Heather Suter was tabbed for Honorable Mention.
The Mason-Dixon Conference also has picked its 2009-10 All Conference team. For the boys, Paden City’s Malakai Anderson and Matthew Poling from Valley each earned First Team honors, while Zach Yost from Paden City, Dalton Kuhn from Hundred, and Ronald Morris were tabbed for the Second Team.
Josh Bennett from Paden City, Zach Phillips from Hundred, and Alex Henderson from Valley were each picked as Honorable Mention.
For the girls, Alli Bertozzi of Paden City, Jordyn Gorby of Hundred, and Brittany Guthrie of Valley were the clear-cut favorites for the First Team All Mason-Dixon. Raven McDiffitt of Hundred, Amanda Tallman of Paden City, and Tiffany Hayes were named to the second team, while Lindsay Burley of Hundred earned Honorable Mention.