EHS Players Named to All-Apollo Conference Basketball Teams


Published on March 20 2014 2:55 pm
Last Updated on March 20 2014 3:22 pm
Written by Millie Lange

The All-Apollo conference boys and girls teams were named recently. Several Effingham High School players were chosen for the teams.

Effingham finished first in the conference in boys basketball with a 10-0 record and a 20-6 overall mark followed by Paris and Mattoon each 6-4, Mt. Zion 5-5, Salem 2-7 and Charleston 1-9.



Named to the All-Conference Team were 1. Leighton Lark - SR - Effingham 2. Travis Kittell - SR - Mattoon 3. Payton Grinestaff - JR - Mt. Zion 4. Riley Spencer - SR - Paris 5. Jared Pilson - SR - Mattoon 6. Kevin Daughtery - JR - Effingham 7. Austin Temples - SR - Paris 8. Nick Conklin - SR - Salem 9. Austin Thacker - JR - Mt. Zion and 10. Tanner Scott - JR - Mattoon.

Effingham won the girls championship with a 9-1 conference record and 28-4 overall, followed by Salem 7-3, Mt. Zion 6-4, Mattoon 4-6, Charleston 4-6, and Paris 0-10.




Named to the All-Conference girls team were Josie Zerrusen, Jr. Effingham, Morgan Sherwood, So. Charleston, Caitlin Kaufman, Jr. Effingham, Brittany Marquardt, Sr. Mt. Zion, Dearria Watson, So. Salem, Kyla Cook, Sr. Salem, Madelyn Brouwer, Fr. Paris, Shannon Propst, Jr. Mt. Zion, Jantzen Michael, Jr. Effingham and Kaitlyn Bath, Sr. Mattoon