The North Central Kansas League has announces its annual All NCKL teams for the recently completed 2013-14 winter campaign, and once again the awards are very similar to what occurred on the courts and mats.
Abilene High School, which marched undefeated through the NCKL wrestling season with a5-0 record, garnered the most All NCKL wrestling honors with six, while Marysville earned five First Team honorees in wrestling.
In boys’ basketball the Conordia Panthers won the NCKL championship with a 19-6, 9-1 record and had three First Team honorees, as did Wamego, which finished second in the team race during the season with a 9-11, 8-2 record. Abilene earned two First Team honorees while Marysville and Clay Center were represented with one player each on the First Team list.
In girls’ basketball the Wamego Lady Raiders marched undefeated through the regular season and finished with a 24-1, 10-0 record and had three members from its team earn First Team All NCKL honors while Concordia, Marysville and Clay Center had one First Team member each.
The Panther boys’ basketball team won the 2014 NCKL championship and finished fourth in the Class 4A II state tournament to finish the season with a 19-6, 9-1 record and had three players named to the 2014 All NCKL First Team in Cooper Holmes, Grant Holmes and Kaleb Pounds and had Ethan Bechard named to the Honorable Mention list.
The Lady Panther basketball team finished the season with a 14-8, 6-4 record and had two players, Tristen Leiszler and Megan James named to the All NCKL First Team and one more player, Jordan Eshbaugh, named to the Honorable Mention list.
The Panther wrestling team finished the season sixth in the NCKL with a 1-8, 0-4 dual record and had four wrestlers named to the All NCKL Honorable Mention list in Cole Larsen (113), Cameron Miller (126), Skyler hittle (195) and Kyle Marks (220).
The Cowboy wrestling team won the 2014 NCKL championship going undefeated in NCKL duals with a 5-0 record and had six different wrestlers named to the All NCKL First Team. The Cowboys had Logan McDowell (106), Zane Baugh (120), Caysen Smith (126), Dauston Whiteley (132), Blake Anguiano (138) and Blaise Lehman (195) named to the First Team All NCKL list. The Cowboys also had Hunter Kiser (113) and Seth Strauss (145), named to the All NCKL Honorable Mention list.
The Cowboy basketball team finished the season with a 14-8, 7-3 record and finished third in the NCKL. The Cowboys had Keil Kelly and Jesse Patrick named to the All NCKL First Team and Tanner Hoekman named to the All NCKL Honorable Mention list. … The Cowgirl basketball team finished the season with a 9-12, 3-7 record and was represented on the All NCKL First Team by Belle Barbieri and had Nichole Taylor and McKenzie Funston named to the All NCKL Honorable Mention list.
The Lady Raider basketball team marched through the entire regular season undefeated and did not lose until falling to Bishop Miege in the Class 4A I state championship game. The Lady Raiders were well represented on the 2014 All NCKL First Team list with three different individuals named to the First Team list with Kaylee Page, Lanie Page and Allison Seufert. The Lady Raiders also had Caitlyn Claussen named to the All NCKL Honorable Mention list.
The Red Raider boys basketball team finished the season with a 9-11, 8-2 record and had three individuals named to the All NCKL First Team in Kyler Alderson, Eli Miller and Trenton York, the Red Raiders also had Jared Ayers named to the Honorable Mention NCKL list.
The Red Raider wrestling team finished the season 2-6, 1-4 in duals and fifth in the NCKL and had three different wrestlers, Dylan Bloom (106), Dalton Carley (136) and Kasey Feyh (220) named to the All NCKL Honorable Mention list.
The Tiger wrestling team finished the season with a 5-7, 2-3 dual record and had five different wrestlers named to the All NCKL Honorable Mention list. Making the Honorable Mention list for the Tigers was Hunter Mullin (132), Grady Ware (145), Gabe Ware (160) and Zach Thurlow (195).
The Tiger boys’ basketball team finished the season with a 4-17, 1-9 record and were fifth in the NCKL and were represented on the All NCKL First Team by Lane Liby.
The Lady Tigers finished the season with a 8-14, 3-7 record and was represented on the All NCKL First Team by Macey Dieckmann and Macy Franson and on the All NCKL Honorable Mention by Lorren Williams and Mack Edmundson.
The Bulldog wrestling team finished the season with a 7-1, 4-1 dual record and was represented on the All NCKL First Team by five different wrestlers in Chris Deters (113), Dylan Jones (145), Jacob Mintzmyer (152), Josh Nelson (160) and CXasey Hilton (220). The Bulldogs were also represented on the All NCKL Honorable Mention list by Christian Perez (120), Joe Smith (126), Jacob Stryker (138), Dave Luebcke (170) and Scott Kleinerth (285).
The Fighting Irish wrestling team finished the 2013-14 dual season with a 10-5, 2-2 record and was third in the NCKL. The Irish were represented on the All NCKL First Team by Zack Witt (170), Robert Walsh (182) and Jason Zook (285). The Irish were also represented on the All NCKL Honorable Mention list by Stone Hayden (160).
The Lady Irish basketball team finished the season with a 5-16, 1-9 record, sixth in the NCKL, and was represented on the All NCKL Honorable Mention by Macey Langvardt and Lindsay Hurford.
The Fighting Irish boys’ basketball team finished the season 5-16, 1-9 and sixth in the NCKL. The Irish were represented on the All NCKL Honorable Mention by Logan Lexow.
2014 All NCKL Wrestling
106 lbs - Logan McDowell-Abilene
113 lbs - Chris Deters-Marysville
120 lbs - Zane Baugh-Abilene
126 lbs - Caysen Smith-Abilene
132 lbs - Dauson Whitely-Abilene
138 lbs - Blake Anguiano-Abilene
145 lbs - Dylan Jones-Marysville
152 lbs - Jacob Mintzmyer-Marysville
160 lbs - Josh Nelsen-Marysville
170 lbs - Zack Witt-Chapman
182 lbs - Robert Walsh-Chapman
195 lbs - Blaise Lehman-Abilene
220 lbs - Casey Hilton-Marysville
285 lbs - Jason Zook-Chapman
106 lbs - Dylan Bloom-Wamego
113 lbs - Hunter Kiser-Abilene; Cole Larsen-Concordia
120 lbs - Christian Perez-Marysville
126 lbs - Dalton Carley-Wamego; Joe Smith-Marysville; Cameron Miller-Concordia
132 lbs - Hunter Mullin-Clay Center
138 lbs - Jacob Stryker-Marysville
145 lbs - Seth Strauss-Abilene; Grady Ware-Clay Center
152 lbs - Thomas Rickley-Clay Center
160 lbs - Gabe Ware-Clay Center; Stone Hayden-Chapman
170 lbs - Dave Luebcke-Marysville
182 lbs NONE
195 lbs - Zach Thurlow-Clay Center; Skyler Hittle-Concordia
220 lbs - Kasey Feyh-Wamego; Kyle Marks-Concordia
285 lbs - Zac Romo-Concordia; Scott Kleinert-Marysville
2014 All NCKL Boys Basketball
Cooper Holmes, Concordia
Grant Holmes, Concordia
Kaleb Pounds, Concordia
Kyler Alderson, Wamego
Eil Miller, Wamego
Trenton York , Wamego
Keil Kelly, Abilene
Jesse Patrick, Abilene
Garrett Kort , Marysville
Lane Liby, Clay Center
Ethan Bechard, Concordia
Jared Ayers, Wamego
Tanner Hoekman, Abilene
Tanner Wright, Marysville
Logan Lexow , Chapman
2014 All NCKL Girls Basketball
Kaylee Page, Wamego
Lanie Page, Wamego
Allison Seufert, Wamego
Tristen Leiszler, Concordia
Megan James, Concordia
Abi Degenhardt, Marysville
Tristin Wicks, Marysville
Macey Dieckmann, Clay Center
Macy Franson, Clay Center
Belle Barbieri, Abilene
Courtney Geist, Abilene
Nichole Taylor, Abilene
McKenzie Funston, Abilene
Lorren Williams, Clay Center
Mack Edmundson, Clay Center
Macey Langvardt, Chapman
Lindsey Hurford, Chapman
Rachel Heiman, Marysville
Ally Kort, Marysville
Jordan Eshbaugh, Concordia
Caitlyn Claussen, Wamego