Kennedy’s Watkins garners first team award
By Tim Clinton
Kennedy Catholic sophomore Avery Watkins earned one of the five North Puget Sound League Cascade Division girls basketball positions, while Mount Rainier freshman Amanda Pham made the second team and Kennedy Catholic sophomore Lexi Lerwick earned her way onto the All Defensive team.
The division’s Most Valuable Player award went to Kentridge senior Jordyn Jenkins and the Coach of the Year award to Brad McDowell of Kentridge.
Joining Watkins on the first team were Kentridge senior Daylan Ballena, Tahoma freshman Hope Hassmann, Kentwood freshman Jersey Huerta and Kentwood junior Savannah Huerta.
On the second team along with Pham were Kentridge senior Kiernen Dnecklan, Kentridge sophomore Naumi Hall-Schiffner, Tahoma freshman Angie Cavanaugh and Kent-Meridian senior Caleigh Williams.
Making up the third team were Kentridge junior Martina Lam, Hazen freshman Myana Calloway, Hazen sophomore Ialissa Fredrickson, Tahoma senior Treena Schweikart and Kent-Meridian freshman Anaiya Lewis.
Joining Lerwick on the All Defensive team were Kentridge senior Dayla Ballena, Tahoma junior Audrey Tommervick, Kentwood sophomore Kaimyla Nolen and Kentridge senior Kiernen Denckla.
Aaliyah Alexander, a senior from Todd Beamer, was named as the Olympic Division Most Valuable Player and Corey Alexander of Todd Beamer as the Coach of the Year.
First team positions went to Todd Beamer senior Sharay Trotter, Thomas Jefferson senior Hailey Still, Decatur senior Ramona Jagger, Decatur freshman Jewel Young and Auburn Mountainview junior Hayley Flores.
Earning their way onto the Olympic Division second team were Auburn senior Jaya Harshman, Auburn senior Emily Strojan, Auburn Riverside senior Stephanie Igwala, Auburn Mountainview senior Jenna Lacey and Enumclaw senior Sydney Brazier.
Third team players were Todd Beamer senior Halo Parks, Todd Beamer senior Najahia Forks, Enumclaw senior Jesslyn Huizenga, Auburn Riverside sophomore Chloe Furnstahl, Enumclaw senior Sawyer Anderson and Auburn senior Tatiana Rose.
Making the All Defensive team were Thomas Jefferson senior Gjianni White, Todd Beamer senior Aaliyah Alexander, Todd Beamer senior Sharay Trotter, Decatur senior Ramona Jagger and Auburn senior Emily Strojan.