Varsity Extra: Winter All-Conference Awards

March 15, 2014 

The Capital High boys basketball team won the 5A state championship earlier this month. The Eagles finished the season with a 26-0 record.

KYLE GREEN — kgreen@idahostatesman.com

BOYS BASKETBALL

5A SOUTHERN IDAHO

Player of the Year: Sam Simpson, Boise

Coach of the Year: Paul Rush, Capital

First Team

Isaiah Wright, Borah; John Sherle, Rocky Mountain; Derrick White, Capital; Brandon Navarro, Vallivue; Ryan Ball, Mountain View.

Second Team

Alex Rant, Boise; Riley Leavitt, Eagle; DeAndre Jones, Borah; Kekoa Nawahine, Rocky Mountain; Tarik Littlejohn, Capital; Gibson Berryhill, Timberline.

Honorable Mention

Brandon Smith, Boise; Logan Miller, Boise; Kody Olsen, Mountain View; Kai Corpus, Borah; Nick Reed, Borah; Axel Mpoyo, Meridian; Hunter Dennis, Centennial; Austin DeSaulniers, Centennial; E.J. Boyce, Rocky Mountain; Hodges Bailey, Capital; Nicholas Dow, Capital; Keegan Hansen, Capital; Bryce Gonser, Timberline; Andy Briggs, Timberline.

4A SOUTHERN IDAHO

Player of the Year: Keshawn Liggins, Middleton

Coach of the Year: Tim Dranginis, Nampa

First Team

Mogga Lado, Columbia; Noah Williams, Emmett; Luke Meyers, Bishop Kelly; Austin Sharp, Skyview; JD Schutt, Nampa.

Second Team

Jacob Johnson, Kuna; Blaine Roberts, Nampa; Spencer King, Bishop Kelly; Ryan Matunas, Bishop Kelly; Jason Maughan, Middleton.

Honorable Mention

Shawn Stanley, Kuna; Holton Hyde, Skyview; AJ Woodruff, Mountain Home; Keith Myers, Middleton; Kooper Wilcox, Nampa; Jarek Schetzle, Mountain Home; Tyler Allumbaugh, Bishop Kelly; Turner Simmons, Bishop Kelly.

3A SNAKE RIVER VALLEY

Player of the Year: Caleb Oviedo, Homedale

Coach of the Year: Casey Grove, Homedale

First Team

Zane Allen, Payette; Tanner Kramer, Parma; Lane Sale, Homedale; Dillon Lowder, Homedale; Thomas Crawford, Weiser.

Second Team

Talon Freelove, Homedale; Trey Lane, Homedale; Parker Stanger, Fruitland; Elijah Larson, Parma; Luis Nunez, Payette.

Honorable Mention

Josh Richins, Fruitland; Tony Lopez, Weiser; Tristan Bones, Fruitland; Evan Loomis, Weiser; Josh Rhinehart, Fruitland; Jerred Seamons, Fruitland; Trevor Nielson, Parma; Levi Noethe, Fruitland; Dominic Aubrey, Weiser; Jacoby Miller, Weiser; Justin Condie, Parma.

2A WESTERN IDAHO

Player of the Year: Braden Brothers, Nampa Christian

Coach of the Year: Bob Lenz, Melba

First Team

Jose Acuna, Marsing; Jordan Plott, Cole Valley Christian; Sam Ledesma, North Star; Nate Woods, New Plymouth; Colton Buzzard, North Star.

Second Team

Nick Fitts, Melba; Eric Paulsen, New Plymouth; Chris Young, Melba; Braedon Cain, Melba; Connor Drollinger, North Star.

Honorable Mention

Peyton Brothers, Nampa Christian; Jeff Borner, McCall-Donnelly; Josh Jardine, Cole Valley Christian; Austin Greenleaf, Cole Valley Christian; Dylan Breshears, Marsing; Nate Rex, Nampa Christian; Wyatt Helm, Melba; Hunter Onthank, McCall-Donnelly.

1A DIVISION I DISTRICT THREE

Players of the Year: Ryan Linford, Liberty Charter; Travis Yenor, The Ambrose School

Coach of the Year: Seth Stallcop, Liberty Charter

First team

Liam Cilley, Liberty Charter; A.J. Castellanos, Wilder; Devin Krasowski, Notus; Levi Peiffer, Liberty Charter; Blake D'Aquino, Idaho City .

Second Team

Kobe Zimmerman, Notus; Jaxon Hughes, Ambrose; Matt Trudeau, Compass; Isaac Lopez, Wilder; Aaron Carignan, Idaho City; Cody Steele, Rimrock.

Honorable mention

Jake Sams, Greenleaf; Judd Buckingham, Notus; Easton Boeck, Ambrose; Drew Kristiansen, Riverstone; Jackson Yenor, Ambrose; J.T. Franklin, Victory Charter; Hunter Martin, Victory Charter; Dalin Ashton, Liberty Charter; Jorge Arrendo, Wilder.

1A DIVISION II DISTRICT THREE

Player of the Year: Leighton Vander Esch, Salmon River

Coach of the Year: Charlie Shepherd, Salmon River

First Team

Jimmy Shepherd, Salmon River; Michael Yearsley, Garden Valley; Logan Crevelt, Cascade; Mick Wilson, Council; T.J. Hubbard, Cascade.

Second Team

McCoy Hale, Salmon River; J.D. Fuhriman, Garden Valley; Ian Dhuyetter, Horseshoe Bend; Crosby Crevelt, Cascade; Zach Redmon, Cascade.

Honorable Mention

Terrun Zolman, Salmon River; Nolan Richerson, Salmon River; Kenny Beckman, Horseshoe Bend; Benny Updike, Garden Valley; Mitch Royer, Tri-Valley; Kevin Heil, Council; Spencer Perkins, Cascade.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

5A SOUTHERN IDAHO

Player of the Year: Megan Hochstein, Rocky Mountain

Coach of the Year: Emery Roy, Rocky Mountain

First Team

Destiny Slocum, Mountain View; Madi Kelly, Rocky Mountain; Tori Williams, Centennial; Dominique Williams, Centennial; Issy Hadden, Boise.

Second Team

Delaney Sauer, Capital; Ebony Norman, Meridian; Noelle Aragon, Rocky Mountain; Megan Lee, Boise; Tara Hall, Timberline.

Honorable Mention

Kylie Murphy, Vallivue; Alyssa Case, Mountain View; Khadija Neumeyer, Capital; Hanna Orton, Boise; Cassidy Tiegs, Eagle; Jenny Stevens, Eagle; Maya Rodgers, Rocky Mountain; Michal Bilger, Borah; Carson Pickett, Rocky Mountain; Kiana Corpus, Borah; Natasha Dacic, Boise; Emilie Eckhart, Capital; Josie Hardy, Mountain View; Kayla Haley, Borah.

4A SOUTHERN IDAHO

Player of the Year: Bailey Pasta, Skyview

Coach of the Year: Cindy Pasta, Skyview

First Team

Leah Bonner, Skyview; D'Rae Tullock, Middleton; Rhianna Birch, Columbia; Danielle Jardine, Nampa; Gabi Harrington, Bishop Kelly.

Second Team

Allison Law, Kuna; Jacci Cristobal, Mountain Home; Kayla Turcato, Skyview; Mikaela Murgoitio, Bishop Kelly; Raquelle Mouw, Bishop Kelly.

Honorable Mention

Mattie Bennett, Mountain Home; Deja Holland, Nampa; Madison Brown, Middleton; Ashlynn Smith, Skyview; Kora Bower, Caldwell; Allison Cossins, Middleton.

3A SNAKE RIVER VALLEY

Player of the Year: Makayla Stockett, Parma

Coach of the Year: Joe Betancourt, Homedale

First Team

Brooke Teunissen, Fruitland; Tory Lane, Homedale; Kaylee Rupp, Homedale; Deborah Blanscet, Parma; Sadie Shirts, Weiser.

Second Team

MaKenna Little, Fruitland; Hailey Collins, Fruitland; Morgan Nash, Homedale; Amberlee Couch, Payette; Natalie Nelson, Payette.

Honorable Mention

Holli Mullins, Fruitland; Abby Tesnohlidek, Fruitland; Mackenzie Collins, Fruitland; Destiny Long, Homedale; Elise Shenk, Homedale; BoDene Pinz, Parma; Gabby Bishop, Parma; Shelby Belvoir, Payette; Paula Drake, Weiser; Erienne Loughran, Weiser.

2A WESTERN IDAHO

Player of the Year: Kylee Garrick, New Plymouth

Coach of the Year: Denise Oliver, New Plymouth

First Team

Sierra Rice, Cole Valley Christian; Madison Holly, Cole Valley Christian; Brittany Verigan, New Plymouth; Katie Rhodes, Nampa Christian; Shelby Dines, Marsing; Sierra Manser, Melba.

Second Team

Janey Reeves, Melba; Brooke Thomas, McCall-Donnelly; Megan Castledine, Nampa Christian; Kaylee Forsberg, New Plymouth; Shannon Clover, Marsing.

Honorable Mention

Hailey Ray, New Plymouth; Taylor Frates, New Plymouth; Josie Thurman, Melba; Kara Levitt, Melba; Kelsey Castledine, Nampa Christian; Lexi Tinney, McCall-Donnelly; Camille Botello, McCall-Donnelly; Kaila Sanders, Cole Valley Christian; Lindy Westendorf, Cole Valley Christian; Destiny Reynolds, Marsing; Emily Tank, Marsing; Ellen Miller, North Star; Jullian Culbertson, North Star.

1A WESTERN IDAHO

Player of the Year: Kyla Jewett, Rimrock

Coach of the Year: Brad Huter, Notus

First Team

Margaret Anderson, Idaho City; Sami Bachman, Rimrock; Bailey Magdaleno, Liberty Charter; Alana Riley, Notus; Melissa Rasmussen, Compass Charter.

Second Team

Brittney Howell, Idaho City; Erika Lindford, Liberty Charter; Hannah Radford, Greenleaf Friends; MaKenzie Raptosh, Victory Charter; Valentina Villa, Victory Charter.

Honorable Mention

Amelia Lehosit, Ambrose; Jessica Gee, Idaho City; Maria Hernandez, Compass; Desi Meyers, Rimrock; Angeles Lino, Rimrock; Micaela Hulsey, Liberty Charter; Gabbi Okamura, Notus; Trina Collins, Riverstone; Clara Rodriguez, Wilder.

1A LONG PIN

Player of the Year: Skye Southwick, Tri-Valley

Coach fo the Year: KyLee Morris, Tri-Valley.

First Team

Hillary Hollon, Tri-Valley; Victoria Branch, Tri-Valley; Celeste Gunderson, Cascade; Zoe Wessels, Council; Sierra Schmeckpeper, Council.

Second Team

KZ Fetters, Garden Valley; Josie Hubble, Cascade; Kate Renfro, Horseshoe Bend; Lexi Quijas, Horseshoe Bend; Megan Perkins, Council.

Honorable Mention

Jessica Hunter, Cascade; Kristen Volle, Tri-Valley; Mattie Pratt, Horseshoe Bend; Houston Burril, Garden Valley; Maeci Henning, Council.

3.5 ACADEMIC LISTS

Boise - Girls basketball: Natasha Dacic, Tatem Fredrickson, Isabelle Hadden, Adriane Hershey, Megan Lee, Hanna Orton, Kirsten Robinson, Rebecca Russell, Mandy Simpson. Boys basketball: Massimo Daltoso, Charlie Hughes, Heaton Oakes, Alex Rant, Samuel Simpson. Wrestling: Cooper Henson, Abdumumin Isakov, Jhoel Morales, Nicholas Roman, James Stevens.

Borah - Girls basketball: Rylee Randall, Kayla Haley, Mackenzie Chiles, Ashlyn Englehorn, Emiley Schoonover, Kenzie Bilger, Michal Bilger. Boys basketball: Nick Reed, Mark Jerome, Jake Paulin, Dinko Garibovic, Benson Matthews. Wrestling: Merlin Bope Miongolo, Eric Thrift.

Capital - Girls basketball: Kylie Centers, Natalie Cacchillo, Khadija Neumeyer, Delaney Sauer, Megan Gurney, Alayah Jackson, Brooklyn Grange, Grace Jacobsen, Brynn Dittman, Macy Dye. Boys Basketball: Talon Pinckney, Hodges Bailey, Reece Ruzicka, Brannic Bailey, Conner Poulson. Wrestling: Arthur Ferguson, Sean Conner, Kyle McCullough, Trevor Huddleston, Braydon Ball, Drake Reay.

Centennial - Girls basketball: Tori Williams, Ayana Amachei, Robyn Koetter, Grace Melgard, Lauren Brocke, Dominique Williams. Boys basketball: Collin Mabe, Joe Murphy, Brooks King, Taylor Wallick, Jacob Oram, Jon Sigrist, Hunter Dennis, Griffin Durupt. Wrestling: Logan Blackwood, Hunter Baum, Ryan Despain, James Fisher, Trent Johnson, Anthony Phero, Joey Gutierrez.

Eagle - Girls basketball: Sam Henrie, Mary Trumble, Lauren Abel, Kylee Coffin, Ali Snooks, Jenny Stevens, Madi Ruplinger, Maggie Burton, Cassidy Tiegs, Abby Mangum, Tori Dimattio. Boys basketball: Hunter Floyd, Zac Furgerson, Josh Labrador, Riley Leavitt, Luke Lenhardt, Derrick Lodge. Wrestling: Carson Hopp, Dakota Martin.

Meridian - Girls basketball: Angelina Romero, Nicole Winter, Carli Rice, Bailey Gorrel, Morgan Powers, Jaynee Taufoo, Jordan Sluder. Boys basketball: Trenton Hope, Tyus Archuleta, Bryson Stout, Trevor Larsen, Noah Baxter. Wrestling: Mason Smith, Tyler Mortensen, Jace Demond, Nic Carrier, Caleb Frost, Brandon Wells.

Mountain View - Girls basketball: Alyssa Case, Abby Kreiser, Destiny Slocum, Kayla Anderson, Renee Routhier, Audra Perry. Boys basketball: Gunnar Condie, Darion Green, Ryan Ball, Conor Stiles, Kody Olson, Kimbal Butterfield. Wrestling: Adrian Jones, Alex Lavenski, Conner Burgin, Demetrius Romero, Kolby Griffin.

Rocky Mountain - Girls basketball: Allie Clegg, Carlee Moser, Carson Pickett, Cami Richman, Maya Rodgers, Maddie Smith, Megan Hochstein. Boys Basketball: E.J. Boyce, Kolby Lee, Brady Faigl, Jacob Miller, Kekoa Nawahine, John Sherle, Logan Skurdal, Buzz Toffelmier, Jacob Erickson. Wrestling: Brady Hine, Andy Young, Nate Cooper, Cordigan Summers, Spencer Rich, Harrison Mclenna, Owen Stark.

Timberline - Girls basketball: Sarah Briggs, Sarah Mayer, Tara Hall, Courtney Lavin, Olivia Speare, Brooke Felzien, Carlee Frank. Boys basketball: Gibson Berryhill. Wrestling: Daniel Kelly, Tanner Norman, Noah Stevens, Micah Stevens.

Vallivue - Girls basketball: Kylie Murphy, Mackenzie Royce, Shayne Cichosz, Tori Morrison, Candida Eldridge, Ashlynn Woodruff, Holle Raymond, Kacie Kubosumi. Boys basketball: Bryce Schroeder, Nate Johnson, Emmet Hibbs, Brandon Navarro, Kaden Christensen. Wrestling: Kodi Hunt, Jacob Boone, William Spence.

Bishop Kelly - Girls basketball: Mikaela Murgoitio, Clare Pratt, Raquelle Mouw, Madelyn Minnaert, Taylor Barda, Sydney Engelhardt, Gabrielle Harrington, Elizabeth Heffner, Molly Adcox, Michaela Piechowski. Boys basketball: Tyler Allumbaugh, Turner Simmons, Richard Sabala, Abhishek Madan, Michael Martinez, Conner Charles, Matthew Tidd, Conner Mallet, Spencer King, David Poulsen, Ryan Matunas, Alexander Blue. Wrestling: Gregory Daggett, Chance Hense, Corey Hoch, Dong-Bin Kang, Raphael Rodriguez, Joseph Senn, Jacob Stone, Zachary Borders.

Caldwell - Girls basketball: Madeline Dowen, Maria Barajas, Andrea Waters, Emma Hardin, Koralee Bower, Maribel Garcia, Jennifer Ruiz, Tamika Russell, Jessica Doan, Saidee Jones, Mariela Ruiz. Boys basketball: Noah Rohrdanz, Curtis Oesch, Andy Morales, Dylan Doan. Wrestling: Ismael Cerros.

Columbia - Girls basketball: Taya Hoffman, Chloe Curry. Boys basketball: Luke Vaartstra, Eric Barfuss, Eric Mitchell, Kevin Holmes, Kody King, Adam Mansfield. Wrestling: Tim Wofford, Bryson Hockett, Kaleb Tackett, Chase Packard.

Emmett - Girls basketball: Kaitlyn Jewkes, Kalena Jensen, Sarah Adkinson. Boys basketball: Daniel Garz, Lafe Korrell, Luc Overton. Wrestling: Logan Crawshaw, Paden Bailey, Angus Roeper, Jeremy Walker.

Kuna - Girls basketball: Rebekah Farris, Alexis Hengel, Allison Law, Michaelia Mills, Natalie Rose, Emily Shreeve, Ruby Shreeve. Boys basketball: Jeffers Erickson, Kevin Ericson, Austin Gorton, Jacob Johnson, Gavin Patterson, Zachery Rose. Wrestling: Brady Barroso, Casey Cobb, Jake Lords.

Middleton - Girls basketball: Madison Brown, Allison Cossins, Parker Curtis, Kami Christiansen, Hailee Kiser, Terrika Nelson, Sage Huggins. Boys basketball: Lex Baldwin, Jason Maughan, Keith Myers, Hayden Bennett. Wrestling: Tyler Lucarelli.

Mountain Home - Girls basketball: Sable Lohmeier, Morgan Vivier, Whitney Sandberg, Jacci Cristobal, Mattie Bennett, Kristan Jackson, Tracey Gordon. Boys basketball: AJ Woodruff, Brion Bethel Jr., Brandon Reyes. Wrestling: David Welle, Pierce Mederios, Taylor Ogaard, Tanner Sessions, Tyler Heath, Jacob Lucas, Jacob Ryan.

Nampa - Girls basketball: Jennifer Castaneda, Danielle Jardine, Bailey Johannsen, Cynthia Martinez, Mercedes Perez, Savannah Hoopii, Deja Holland, Karissa Thueson. Boys basketball: Rob Davenport, Dominic Fear, Tyler Hamlin, Jonathan Koenig. Wrestling: Jun Flugel, Tyler Cobb, Caesar Ceniceros, Cory Lester, Afton Silvis, Mikel Perales.

Skyview - Girls basketball: Bailey Pasta, Ashley Gammill, Marlee Markus, Hailey Graviet, Maryssa Santi, Natalie Bailey, Tiana Thompson, Ashlynn Smith. Boys basketball: Hagen Graves, Tanner Naylor, Josh Rudder, Justice Cook, Trent Emerson, Chandler Young, Justin Higgins, Kevin Kennedy, Travis Haynes. Wrestling: Blase Park, Jack Riniker, Max Hillman, Cory Choate, Owen Rockwood, Pedro Galvan.

NOTE: All-conference teams and name spellings provided by high school administrators.

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