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Locals named conference all-stars
In every team sport, there is always a handful of players who create additional attention by standing out in one or more aspect on the playing surface.
Mountain Valley competed throughout the fall and each coach had an opportunity to nominate players for respective Mountain Valley Conference all-star teams.
In basketball, the Mountain Valley boys had Cameron Kaubris make first team Northern Division and Northern Division Player of the Year. He is averaged 17.6 points per game, 77 assist and 43 steals.
“Cameron is the emotional leader of this team,” said coach Rick White. “He helps steady the ship when things are not going well. His presence on the court gives the team a calming affect. Some of the players feed off of his intensity.”
Izaak Mills made second team, while making 36 treys and averaging 14.2 ppg., 62 rebounds, 45 assists, and 35 steals on the year. Zach Radcliffe and Jacob Theriault (40 treys) made honorable mention. Kaubris and Justin Carter were Academic All-Star Team.
Dirigo’s Cody St. Germain (14.1 ppg, 28 blocked shots, 7 rebounds, 60.1 2 pt FG) earned first team and Ben Holmes (8.9 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 3.1 spg) was second team. Backcourt mates Caleb Turner (10.7 ppg) and Josh Turbide (11.7 ppg) were honorable mention.
The Falcon’s Ayla Allen is first team and North Division Player of the Year. She averaged 17 ppg and 10 rebounds per game.
“Ayla had an outstanding year,” said coach Rich Allen. “She was a steady contributor game in and game out at both ends of the court.”
Makayla White (seven ppg) and Chrissy Briggs (six ppg) were honorable mentions. McKenzie Paterson, Lindsay Gallant and Breana Roberts were Academic All Stars.
Dirigo’s Hannah Knight (14.4 ppg, 5.6 rpg, 2.6 apg, 2.6 spg and 65.45% free throws) is on first team. Named to second team is Alyssa Wade (10 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 3.2 apg and 4.6 spg). Paige Murphy and Angela Ronan were honorable mentions.
Other academic certificates were awarded to MV cheerleaders Elizabeth Gautreau, Danielle Cunningham and Brianna LeCours; in wrestling, Deanna Dolloff and Ryan Burgess; in skiing, Nate Papsadora, Courtney Carlson, Kymberly Couch and Kera Miller.
Also, in Dirigo cheering, Meredith Brown; basketball, Spencer Ross, Arik Fenstermacher and Knight.
Rebecca Fletcher of Dirigo was named the MVC Co-Coach of the Year.