Area Players Garner HM On 1A/2A All-State Girls Basketball Teams


Published on February 28 2020 9:07 am
Last Updated on February 28 2020 9:07 am
Written by Millie Lange

Four area players garnered honorable mention honors on the Class 1A and Class 2A All-State girls basketball teams.

Honorable mention on the Class 1A team were Allyson Hardiek, a 6-foot-2 senior forward from Altamont and Claire Wilhour, a 5-foot-6 senior point guard from Brownstown/St. Elmo.

Named to the First Team were Tayler Barry (Tri-County), 5-6 junior guard; Anna Heffren (Lewistown), 5-foot-6 senior guard; Anna Griffin (Aurora Christian) 6-foot-1 junior guard/forward, Anna Burrus (Triopia), 6-foot-0 senior center, Alisha Hamilton (Chicago Collins), 5-foot-9 senior guard and Erin Henze (Lanark Eastland), 5-foot-4 senior point guard.

Named to the Second Team were Abi Payne (Amboy), 5-foot-8 junior guard; Kyndel Arthalony (Illini Central), 6-foot-0 senior center, Lydia Coatney (Lanark Eastland), 5-foot-6 senior guard, Abby Barr (Freeport Aquin), 5-foot-11 senior forward and Sydney Shaeffer (Lewistown), 5-foot-8 senior guard-forward.

Named Honorable Mention on the Class 2A Team were Teutopolis High School's Olivia Niemerg, a 5-foot-8 senior point guard and Lexie Niebrugge, a 5-foot-7 junior guard. 

Named to the First Team were Capria Brown (Danville Schlarman), 5-foot-9 senior guard, Jeniah Thompson (Carterville), 5-foot-10 senior guard/forward, Carly Gillen (Monmouth-Roseville), 6-foot-0 senior forward/center, Elyce Knusden (Tolono Unity), 5-foot-7 senior guard and Katelyn Young (Fithian Oakwood), 6-foot-1 senior forward.

Named to the Second Team were Amelia Bromenschenkel (Mendota), 5-foot-10 junior guard, Ashlyn Sturdy (Buffalo Tri-City), 5-foot-8 senior guard, Sarah Isaf (Paris), 5-foot-11 senior guard, Miyah Brown (Winnebago), 5-foot-9 sophomore, guard/forward and Jayonna Smith (Chicago Marshall), 5-foot-7 junior forward.