Kansas.com

All Varsity Kansas Stories

Kapaun coach John Cherne led the Crusaders to their first outright City League championship in 42 years. He was named Coach of the Year in the City League.

Kapaun coach John Cherne led the Crusaders to their first outright City League championship in 42 years. He was named Coach of the Year in the City League. Brian Hayes/ |

All-league basketball teams

Published March 14 at 7:55 p.m. | Last updated March 13 at 8:27 p.m.

BOYS

CITY LEAGUE

First team—Tyrell Andrews, sr., Heights; Israel Barnes, jr., Southeast; Devin Davis, jr., Heights; Michael McKinney, sr., East; Malcolm Tate, sr., South; Thomas Wells, sr., Kapaun. Coach of the Year—John Cherne, Kapaun.

Second team—Michael Duncan, sr., Northwest; Luke Evans, jr., Carroll; Elijah Kelly, sr., East; Remy Lemovou, jr., South; Chris Meitzner, sr., Kapaun; Jalen Smith, jr., Northwest; Mitchell Woodward, jr., Kapaun.

Honorable mention—Tarik Adkins, jr., Southeast; D’Andre Adkism, sr., South; K’Vonte Baker, so., Heights; Robert Barnes, sr., West; Cade Becker, so., Carroll; JT Bell, sr., Kapaun; RJ Biby, sr., Carroll; James Caldwell, sr., East; Jonah Carrasco, sr., North; Anthoney Collins, sr., Heights; Jamir Cupps, so., Northwest; Clay Cundiff, so., Carroll; Zion Fralin, sr., East; Ronnell Golsten, sr., North; Andre Grunwald, sr., North; Peyton Hatter, jr., North; Mark Hutton, jr., Kapaun; D’Ron Jacobs, so., East; Milan Jenkins, so., East; DJ Jones, sr., South; Logan Kennedy, sr., Carroll; Deahvian Manning, jr., South; Chase McCollum, jr., North; Knowledge McPherson, fr., West; Johnny Murdock, so., Southeast; Matthew Papamie, sr., South; Malik Perkins, sr., Southeast; Jaylen Randle, so., East; Decquan Richardson, sr., Heights; Tony Riley, sr., Southeast; Ethan Stewart, fr., Northwest; Jariah Taylor, sr., South; Adam Theis, sr., Carroll; Shawn Warrior, fr., Southeast.

AV-CTL I

First team—Nyjee Wright, sr., Derby; Brayden Neuschafer, sr., Salina Central; Grant Bugbee, sr., Maize; Ty Berry, fr., Newton; Caleb Grill, so., Maize; Kolby Holmberg, sr., Hutchinson. Player of the Year—Nyjee Wright, sr., Derby. Coach of the Year—Andy Hill, Newton.

Second team—Ethan Speer, jr., Salina Central; Devin Johnson, sr., Salina South; Sam Shaffer, jr., Salina Central; Demetrius Schley, sr., Campus; Nathan Ahrens, sr., Newton; Josh Clavin, sr., Derby.

Honorable mention—Trevor Gordon, sr., Derby; Damarius Peterson, so., Newton; Tyler Kahmann, so., Campus; Harper Williams, so., Salina Central; Brett Bell, sr., Derby; Canyon Maldonado, sr., Hutchinson; C’Anthony Kelley, sr., Newton; Elex Banks, so., Salina South.

AV-CTL II

First team—Chase Oberg, sr., Andover; Cevin Clark, so., Arkansas City; Bryant Mocaby, jr., Goddard; Matt Pile, sr., Eisenhower; Dylan Vincent, jr., Eisenhower; Tyler Brown, jr., Valley Center. Player of the Year—Matt Pile, sr., Eisenhower. Coach of the Year—Steve Blue, Eisenhower.

Second team—Nick Kellerman, sr., Andover; Braden Belt, so., Andover Central; Xavier Bell, fr., Andover Central; Ian McSwain, jr., Goddard; Bryce Wiedemann, jr., Maize South; Wyatt Lange, jr., Valley Center.

Honorable mention—Jacob Herrs, sr., Andover; Easton Leedom, so., Andover Central; Isaac Anthemides, sr., Andover Central; Cooper Pierce, jr., Arkansas City; Jeremiah Crawford, jr., Goddard; Trentin Johnson, sr., Goddard; Tanner King, jr., Eisenhower; Jeffrey Wake, jr., Eisenhower; Bryce Bush, sr., Eisenhower; Ethan Hartig, so., Maize South; Nolen Veenis, so., Maize South; Zach Williams, so., Valley Center.

AV-CTL III

First team—Ben Pyle, jr., McPherson; Cal Hartley, sr., Circle; Tanner Lackey, sr., Buhler; Mason Alexander, jr., McPherson; Jonny Clausing, jr., Augusta; Grant Owens, jr., Buhler. Player of the Year—Ben Pyle, jr., McPherson. Coach of the Year—Kurt Kinnamon, McPherson.

Second team—Jake Alexander, so., McPherson; Cameron Straw, sr., Circle; Chance Whitehead, jr., Augusta; Matt Everett, so., Winfield; Jarin Koehler, so., El Dorado; Tyler Michaelis, sr., El Dorado.

Honorable mention—Easton Brown, sr., Buhler; Dalton Smyres, jr., Buhler; Drew Labertew, jr., McPherson; Dylan Brown, jr., Buhler; Clay Wesbrooks, jr., Augusta; Jordan Mays, jr., Winfield; Thomas Diggs, jr., McPherson; Trevor Burnett, sr., El Dorado.

AV-CTL IV

First team—Cody McNerney, jr., Collegiate; Easton Hunter, fr., Andale; AJ Snipes, jr., Wellington; Jayden Price, jr., Mulvane; Gabe Fisher, so., Collegiate; Parker Bruce, jr., Andale. Player of the Year—Cody McNerney, jr., Collegiate. Coach of the Year—Jeff Buchanan, Andale.

Second team—Collin Ellis, sr., Clearwater; Ian King, jr., Wellington; Kincaid Liebenberg, sr., Clearwater; Kale Mills, sr., Clearwater; Nate Kelley, jr., Collegiate; Dalton Blaine, sr., Mulvane; Hunter Forsberg, sr., Rose Hill.

Honorable mention—Drew Ellis, so., Mulvane; Cameron Cothran, sr., Andale; Grant Fairchild, jr., Andale; Brody Jobbins, jr., Andale; Koby Campbell, fr., Rose Hill; Cade Phelps, jr., Wellington; CR Curless, sr., Clearwater; Dalton Rapp, so., Rose Hill; Keandre Ashley, sr., Collegiate.

CENTRAL PLAINS LEAGUE

First team—Bo Gooch, so., Belle Plaine; Josh Dugan, sr., Conway Springs; Jacob Winter, sr., Conway Springs; Josh Turner, sr., Douglass; Luke Prohaska, sr., Trinity Academy; Caden Vanlandingham, so., Trinity Academy.

Second team—Trent Scheer, jr., Cheney; Lakin Petz, jr., Cheney; Noah Finstad, sr., Conway Springs; Justin Turner, sr., Douglass; Nate Pauly, sr., Garden Plain; Drew Honas, jr., Medicine Lodge.

Honorable mention—Peyton Nolan, sr., Belle Plaine; Cole Osgood, so., Belle Plaine; Denver Hartson, sr., Chaparral; Quinton Pfaff, so., Chaparral; Christian Hedrick, jr., Conway Springs; Alex Mannebach, jr., Garden Plain; Sam Thimmesch, jr., Garden Plain; Tanner Smith, sr., Independent; Jarrett Counts, sr., Trinity Academy.

CENTRAL KANSAS LEAGUE

First team—Zach Esau, sr., Hesston; Zach Vogt, sr., Hesston; Samson Kohman, sr., Pratt; Nick Reinert, jr., Smoky Valley; Darian Ratzlaff, so., Hillsboro; Luke Wells, jr., Haven; Brenner Donovan, sr., Hoisington.

Second team—Noah Myers, sr., Pratt; Braden Stewart, sr., Nickerson; Brett Heitschmidt, jr., Smoky Valley; Elias Werth, jr., Hillsboro; Tanner Albright, so., Kingman; Grant Dolechek, sr., Hoisington; Austin O’Toole, sr., Nickerson.

Honorable mention—Dalton Kraus, fr., Halstead; Kason O’Neal, jr., Halstead; Andrew O’Brien, so., Halstead; Braden Gerber, so., Halstead; Aaron Yoder, sr., Haven; Jeff Hendrixson, sr., Haven; Reese Nebel, jr., Hesston; Cameron Cox, so., Hesston; Cole McCreary, sr., Hesston; Preston Loewen, sr., Hillsboro; Carson Herbel, sr., Hillsboro; Cameron Davis, sr., Hoisington; Alex Schremmer, fr., Hoisington; Johnathan Herter, sr., Larned; Mason Schartz, sr., Larned; Chance Sanger, jr., Larned; Tyler Edwards, sr., Lyons; Terek Smith, jr., Lyons; Jared Petz, sr., Nickerson; Tanner Schrag, so., Nickerson; Bryce Stegman, sr., Pratt; Jacob Adams, jr., Smoky Valley; Ross Schrag, so., Smoky Valley.

HEART OF AMERICA

First team—Ben Herrman, sr., Berean Academy; Payton Froese, so., Inman; Noah Eichelberger, jr., Moundridge; Garet Johnson, sr., Remington; Neal Bever, jr., Sedgwick; Lucas Briar, jr., Sterling; Kyler Comley, sr., Sterling.

Second team—Avery Kidd, sr., Bennington; Zac Reed, sr., Bennington; Mason Thiessen, so., Inman; Anthony Otte, sr., Moundridge; Brayden Francis, jr., Sedgwick; Connor Remar, jr., Hutch Trinity; Kaleb Hammeke, so., Hutch Trinity.

Honorable mention—JJ Allen, jr., Bennington; Micah Wiebe, sr., Berean Academy; Mason Farrell, jr., Ell-Saline; Tyler Weems, sr., Ell-Saline; Lucas Barlow, sr., Inman; Zach Stuchlik, jr., Marion.

HEART OF THE PLAINS

First team—Blake Harnden, so., Attica; Brady Ricke, sr., Attica; Brendan Dick, sr., Burrton; Nate Heneha, sr., Central Christian; Nick Kyle, sr., Norwich; Bryce Sherow, sr., Pretty Prairie; Jared Shriver, sr., Pratt Skyline; Justin Hampel, sr., Pratt Skyline; Grant Cantrell, sr., South Barber; David Belohlavek, jr., South Barber.

Honorable mention—Bryce Meacham, jr., Burrton; Bryce Murphy, sr., Cunningham; Elias Butterfield, sr., Central Christian; Damian Espinosa, sr., Fairfield; Lane Pike, jr., Fairfield; Cole Coggins, so., South Barber; Marshall Woolf, fr., Stafford.

SOUTH CENTRAL BORDER LEAGUE

First team—Kiefer Brewer, jr., Sedan; Colten Ward, sr., Caldwell; Seth Hemberger, sr., Argonia; Cade Miller, jr., West Elk; Kylar Walker, jr., Sedan; Dilyn Volavka, sr., Caldwell.

Second team—Jacob Berkeley, sr., Cedar Vale-Dexter; Camren Clements, jr., Oxford; Dustin Handlin, jr., Central Burden; Jalen Risley, so., Caldwell; Braydyn Wilkey, sr., South Haven; Noah Rhodd, sr., Cedar Vale-Dexter.

Honorable mention—Alex Burger, sr., Sedan; Cal Shimkus, jr., Oxford; Trevor Pierce, jr., Argonia; Stevie Becker, sr., Flinthills; Karsten Walker, jr., West Elk; Cody Jimenez, sr., Central Burden; Jaden Uhls, sr., Sedan; Steven Eichelberger, sr., Oxford.

WHEAT STATE LEAGUE

First team—Braden Nielsen, so., Solomon; Tyler Thiessen, jr., Elyria Christian; Clay Zeller, sr., Little River; Cole Srajer, jr., Centre; Seppe Van Hulten, sr., Rural Vista; Cade Stillwell, sr., Rural Vista; Dylan Deines, sr., Centre; Aidan Fields, so., Elyria Christian; Noah Swarts, sr., Solomon; Nathan Jackson, jr., Wakefield. Coach of the Year—Travis Smith, Solomon.

Honorable mention—Hunter Pearson, sr., Canton-Galva; Jordan Griffin, jr., Goessel; Austin Reynolds, sr., Peabody-Burns; Dylan Lindeman, fr., Goessel.

GIRLS

CITY LEAGUE

First team—Dejanae Arnold, jr., Northwest; Kyla Callins, sr., South; Trinity Conley, jr., Heights; Tre’Zure Jobe, jr., South; Brianna Johnson, sr., West; Brynn Maul, sr., Carroll. Coach of the Year—Antwain Scales, South.

Second team—Ashley Carrillo, sr., Carroll; Tania Lowe, sr., Heights; Brenna Monty, jr., Kapaun; Sandra Pollard, jr., Southeast; Anna Roulston, jr., Kapaun; Alexis Snodgrass, so., Northwest.

Honorable mention—Daijanae Adam, so., Southeast; Cajia Allen, jr., Kapaun; Josie Allen, sr., Carroll; Haley Beard, so., South; Brittanie Brickhouse, so., South; Whitney Bockover, sr., Carroll; DaNisha Brown, sr., North; Sataizha Buckner-White, jr., North; Tatyana Cashaw, sr., West; Ziara Davis, jr., Northwest; Jayla Dennis, so., Northwest; Samantha Gould, sr., West; Jayda Garrett, so., Northwest; Imari Grayson, jr., Heights; Makenna Green, so., Northwest; Rachel Hastings, sr., Kapaun; Mia Hays, sr., West; Tatyana Henry, sr., North; Britney Ho, so., Carroll; Bre Jackson, jr., East; Ja’mia Jackson, so., East; Taylor Jameson, fr., Heights; Lo-Anh Johnson, jr., South; Aniya Keeling, jr., East; Jada Mayberry, so., Kapaun; Ashton McCorry, jr., Carroll; Dymond McElrath, jr., West; Allison McFarren, so., Carroll; Semaj Muldrow, sr., West; Destiny Pittman, sr., West; KK Ross, jr., East; Mauri Scales, sr., South; Kassie Schuckman, sr., Carroll; Mikayla Shaw, jr., West; Madison Surmeier, jr., Northwest; Whitlee Teague, sr., Heights; Alecia Verge, sr., Southeast; Daliyah Watson, sr., Heights.

AV-CTL I

First team—Kennedy Brown, so., Derby; Taylor Holmes, sr., Maize; Casey Knoth, sr., Salina Central; Brecken Roe, sr., Maize; DesiRay Kernal, so., Newton; Elisa Backes, jr., Salina Central. Player of the Year—Kennedy Brown, so., Derby. Coach of the Year—Jerrod Handy, Maize.

Second team—Tor’e Alford, so., Derby; Abby Schmidt, sr., Newton; Kasey Hazell, jr., Hutchinson; Taylor Antonowich, jr., Newton; Emma Cain, sr., Salina Central; Caitlyn Stewart, sr., Maize.

Honorable mention—Gabby Bosley, sr., Campus; Venus Thanasouk, fr., Campus; Sydney Nilles, fr., Derby; Jade Winter, sr., Derby; Brooke Ackley, sr., Hutchinson; Claire Olson, sr., Salina South; Camdyn Schreiber, so., Salina South.

AV-CTL II

First team—Shanti Henry, so., Andover; Ryann Stearns, jr., Andover Central; Kade Hackerott, fr., Goddard; Mallory Miller, sr., Eisenhower; Sierra Mortensen, sr., Maize South; Taylor Latimer, sr., Valley Center. Player of the Year—Ryann Stearns, jr., Andover Central. Coach of the Year—Kevin Hackerott, Goddard.

Second team—Jewell Bolden, sr., Andover Central; Allison Smith, jr., Arkansas City; Destiny Stewart, jr., Arkansas City; Madison Smith, sr., Goddard; Silvia Cortese, sr., Goddard; Bethany Reeves, sr., Valley Center.

Honorable mention—Kylee Gaddis, so., Andover; Isabelle Reynolds, jr., Andover; Beth Schulte, sr., Andover Central; Chassidy Weathers, jr., Arkansas City; CJ Wilhelm, sr., Goddard; Macy Omli, jr., Eisenhower; Kerrigan Dixon, sr., Maize South; Lauren Johnson, so., Maize South; Katie Wagner, fr., Maize South; Zayda Perez, so., Valley Center.

AV-CTL III

First team—Taylor Robertson, sr., McPherson; Kali Martin, sr., Circle; Mandi Cooks, sr., McPherson; Jordan Marlnee, so., Augusta; Carissa Beck, so., Circle; Sarah Hammer, so., Winfield. Player of the Year—Taylor Robertson, sr., McPherson. Coach of the Year—Chris Strathman, McPherson.

Second team—Abee Rhodes, so., Augusta; Caedyn Reinhardt, sr., El Dorado; Emma Yowell, sr., McPherson; Raegen Galloway, so., Circle; Kelsie Kelly, so., Circle; Casey Cunday, sr., Buhler.

Honorable mention—Maddison Livingston, so., Augusta; Sidney Howland, sr., El Dorado; Riley Hett, so., McPherson; Sierra Salsman, sr., Winfield; Taylor Hinnenkamp, sr., Augusta; Nicole Wallace, sr., Winfield; Camron Perry, jr., Circle; Jordan Bruner, sr., McPherson.

AV-CTL IV

First team—Lauryn Snipes, sr., Wellington; Kylie Woods, sr., Rose Hill; Emma Chambers, sr., Mulvane; Anna Van Driel, sr., Rose Hill; Avery Rusk, jr., Wellington; Shayland French, jr., Wellington. Player of the Year—Lauryn Snipes, sr., Wellington. Coach of the Year—Greg Welch, Rose Hill.

Second team—Jill Bergkamp, sr., Andale; MacKenzie Herman, sr., Rose Hill; Kayna Simoneau, sr., Rose Hill; Rachel Bergkamp, jr., Andale; Kennedy Brandenburg, jr., Collegiate; Tayland French, sr., Wellington.

Honorable mention—Morgan Geist, jr., Andale; Tyler Winter, jr., Andale; Maddie Reed, so., Collegiate; Sydney Adler, so., Rose Hill; Mekenna Adams, jr., Wellington; Alli Klausmeyer, jr., Clearwater; Kirby Krumsick, so., Collegiate; Emily Adler, so., Rose Hill.

CENTRAL PLAINS LEAGUE

First team—Taylor Bergman, sr., Chaparral; Haley Albers, sr., Cheney; Sabrina Bellar, jr., Conway Springs; Taylor Joplin, jr., Garden Plain; Lea Coccetella, sr., Independent; Emily Hrencher, sr., Medicine Lodge.

Second team—Kadie Smith, jr., Cheney; Kirstin Campbell, jr., Cheney; Kayla Koester, so., Conway Springs; Ryann Flax, sr., Garden Plain; Alex Bearup, jr., Trinity Academy; Ally Henderson, sr., Trinity Academy.

Honorable mention—Amanda Hamersky, sr., Belle Plaine; Marissa Yoder, sr., Chaparral; Erica Ebenkamp, sr., Conway Springs; Katelyn Moore, so., Douglass; Shelby Little, fr., Douglass; Piper Bourne, jr., Garden Plain; Paige Hoheisel, sr., Garden Plain; Beets Petrakis, sr., Independent; Anna Riedmiller, sr., Independent.

CENTRAL KANSAS LEAGUE

First team—Bailey Bangert, jr., Kingman; Sydney Bangert, jr., Kingman; Emmily Hendrixson, jr., Haven; Kailey Jo Ince, jr., Hesston; Mackenzie Anderson, sr., Halstead; Emma Harmon, sr., Hoisington; Kelsey Parr, sr., Larned.

Second team—Olivia Brubacher, sr., Hesston; Sophie Mader, jr., Nickerson; Ruth Pineda, sr., Lyons; Faith Paramore, fr., Haven; Daphne Williams, jr., Halstead; Shyann Jackson, sr., Kingman; Katie Bellah, sr., Smoky Valley.

Honorable mention—Kayla Newman, jr., Halstead; Kodie Casey, sr., Halstead; Genna Schmutz, jr., Haven; Alaina Dunlavy, jr., Hesston; Elise Kaiser, fr., Hesston; Celbi Richardson, fr., Hesston; Abby Sechrist, jr., Hillsboro; Mesa Merrell, sr., Hillsboro; Sienna Kaufman, jr., Hillsboro; Vikki Donetez, sr., Hoisington; Jocelynn Pedigo, sr., Hoisington; Brianna Bradshaw, jr., Kingman; Macey Maloney, so., Kingman; Haley Skelton, sr., Larned; Ivory Muldrow, so., Larned; Bailey Hollinger, jr., Lyons; Tara Davis, jr., Nickerson; Brylee Engelland, so., Nickerson; Madison Ontjes, fr., Nickerson; Hannah Coates, sr., Pratt; Allisan McGowen, so., Pratt; Kate Deterding, sr., Smoky Valley.

HEART OF AMERICA

First team—Ashtyn Wiebe, jr., Berean Academy; Kourtney Hansen, jr., Marion; Lexi Lorimor, sr., Moundridge; Bethany Stucky, jr.r, Moundridge; Kelcey Hinz, sr., Remington; Sage Sesterfield, jr., Remington; Taya Wilson, jr., Sterling.

Second team—Amanda Harder, sr., Berean Academy; Sydney Omli, sr., Ell-Saline; Emily Laham, fr., Remington; Macie McGinn, jr., Sedgwick; Grace Thompson, fr., Sedgwick; Maddie Thrasher, sr., Sterling; Olivia Shank, so., Hutch Trinity.

Honorable mention—Chloe Stanley, fr., Bennington; Kadi Relph, sr., Ell-Saline; Macy DeWitt, so., Inman; MaKayla Michael, jr., Inman; Natalie Kaufman, sr., Moundridge; Sydney Hilliard, jr., Sedgwick; Shae Ware, sr., Sedgwick; Celia Biel, sr., Hutch Trinity.

HEART OF THE PLAINS

First team—Kiersten Newberry, sr., Attica; MiKalea Meyers, sr., Cunningham; Kylee Ricke, sr., Cunningham; Raelee Ibarra, sr., Central Christian; Ellie Schwertfeger, jr., Fairfield; Jayden Schroder, sr., Norwich; Megan Kelley, sr., Norwich; Kamryn Stark, sr., Pratt Skyline; Bailey Roberts, sr., South Barber; Anna Perez, sr., South Barber; Madison Polson, sr., South Barber; Idallis Shaffer, sr., South Barber.

Honorable mention—Kaylie Matlack, sr., Burrton; Kalin Coffey, sr., Central Christian; Morgan Schrag, so., Pretty Prairie; Jordan Barlow, so., Pretty Prairie; Erika Reynolds, jr., Stafford.

SOUTH CENTRAL BORDER LEAGUE

First team—Alyssa Howard, sr., Flinthills; Macy McClendon, so., West Elk; Haley Williams, sr., Sedan; Cora Vineyard, so., Argonia; Hanna Stuewe, sr., Caldwell; Breckyn Rowley, jr., Udall.

Second team—Justin Sims, jr., Sedan; Payton Weber, jr., Udall; Ashley Melugin, jr., Flinthills; Jesse Tracy, sr., Argonia; Tylyn Ward, so., Caldwell; Megg Lebeda, so., Caldwell.

Honorable mention—Hailey Grantham, jr., Cedar Vale-Dexter; Marissa Bratcher, jr., Cedar Vale-Dexter; Shaylie Hamilton, jr., Central Burden; Sarah Patterson, sr., Udall; Brooklyn Hilton, so., West Elk; Alyson Hurt, sr., Sedan; Megan McClendon, fr., West Elk.

WHEAT STATE LEAGUE

First team—Eden Hiebert, jr., Goessel; Brittney Hiebert, jr., Goessel; Lauren Campuzano, so., Rural Vista; Emma Ruddle, fr., Canton-Galva; Melanie Renken, jr., Little River; Kelly Nightingale, sr., Canton-Galva; Carley Rohleder, sr., Solomon; Jordyn Schrader, sr., Herington; Hannah Riedy, fr., Rural Vista; Kate Basore, jr., Centre. Coach of the Year—Ryan Hoopes, Goessel.

Honorable mention—Shelby Pankratz, sr., Centre; Bailey Unruh, jr., Elyria Christian; Melea Redenbaugh, jr., Elyria Christian; Gabi Nelms, jr., Wakefield; Haylee Weeks, sr., Herington.

Most popular stories