The Wheat State League announced its 2014 All Wheat State basketball teams Monday, and as on the court itself during the season the Little River Redskin and Lady Redskin teams led the way.
The Lady Redskins, who won the WSL championship with a 15-6, 8-0 record, had two members on the first team and one honorable mention while the Centre Cougars also had two members on the First Team and two on the Honorable Mention. Rural Vista had two members on the First Team, but no Honorable Mention members, Elyria Christian also had two First Team members but no Honorable Mention players, Goessel and Solomon had one First Team member each, Wakefield and Goessel also had one Honorable Mention member each.
Little River’s Shane Cordell was selected as the WSL girls’ coach of the year.
On the boys’ side, Little River won the WSL title with a 17-4, 7-1 record and had three members on the First Team and no Honorable Mention players. Solomon had two members on the First Team and one Honorable Mention player, Rural Vista had one First Team player and one on the Honorable Mention list. Centre, Wakefield, Peabody Burns and Goessel had one First Team member each while Wakefield had two members on the Honorable Mention list. Goessel also had one member named to the Honorable Mention list.
Rural Vista’s Joel Kahnt was named the WSL boy’s coach of the year.
The Gorilla boys, who finished the season with a 12-9, 7-1 record and second in the WSL, had two players named First Team WSL in junior Blake Homman and senior Jordan Rangel. Sophomore Andrew Meagher was named Honorable Mention WSL for the Gorilla boys. The Lady Gorillas, who finished the season 5-165, 3-5 and 6th in the WSL, were represented by senior Jamie Meagher on the First Team WSL list.
Rural Vista, a combination of Hope and White City High School athletic programs, had two members named to the All WSL girls’ team in juniors Alexis Campuzano and Morgan Ash for the Heat girls, who finished the season 12-8, 5-4 and third in the WSL. The Heat boys were represented by senior Same Morgan on the First Team boys’ list and by senior Adam Adkins on the Honorable Mention list. The Heat boys, who finished the season 18-4, 7-2 and third in the WSL, also had Joel Kahnt named Coach of the Year for the WSL.
The Bomber boys basketball team was represented on the First Team WSL by junior Keenan Westerman while junior Trey Adams and sophomore Dylan Murphy were both named to the WSL Honorable Mention list for the Bombers, who finished the season 7-13, 2-6 and 6th in the WSL. The Lady Bombers, who finished the season 4-16, 2-7 and 7th in the WSL, were represented by sophomore Autumn Adams on WSL Honorable Mention list.
The Redskin and Lady Redskin basketball teams both won the WSL championships in 2014 with the Redskin boys finishing 17-4, 7-1 and the Lady Redskins finishing 15-6, 8-0. The Redskin boys were represented on the First Team WSL by junior Chord Zeller and seniors Tevin Renekn and Zach Konen. The Lady Redskins had the WSL Coach of the Year in Shane Cordell and seniors Skylar Johnston Emily Baldwin named to the WSL First Team list.
The Lady Cougars, who were the lone WSL team to qualify for a state tournament and finished the season with a 19-4, 9-1 record, were represented on the WSL First Team by junior Shelby Makovec and senior Cacey Simons. The Lady Cougars had seniors Makenzie Deines and Bryanna Svoboda named to the WSL Honorable Mention list. The Cougar boys, who finished the season 11-10, 5-5 and 4th in the WSL, were represented on the WSL First Team by senior Ty Simons.
The Bluebird boys and Lady Bluebirds had two players each named to WSL lists. The Bluebird boys, who finished the season 8-13, 3-4 and 5th in the WSL, were represented on the First Team by senior Ben Wiens and on the Honorable Mention list by junior Lawtwon Makovec. The Lady Bluebirs, who finished the season with a 7-13, 3-4 record and 5th in the WSL, were represented by senior Page Hiebert on the First Team and sophomore Alicen Meysing on the Honorable Mention list.
The Warrior boys, who finished the season 6-15, 1-7, were represented on the WSL First Team by junior Braxton Kyle. The Lady Warriors, who finished the season 3-18, 0-8 and 8th in the WSL, did not have any players listed.
The Lady Eagle basketball team, which finished the season 11-10, 4-5, was represented on the WSL First Team by sophomore Rachel Adamyk and junior Anna Adamyk. The Eagle boys, who finished the season 0-21, 0-9, did not have any players listed.
2014 All Wheat State Boys Basketball
Tevin Renken- Little River SR
Chord Zeller- Little River JR
Zack Konen- Little River SR
Blake Homman- Solomon JR
Jordan Rangel- Solomon SR
Sam Morgan- Rural Vista SR
Ty Simons- Centre SR
Keenan Westerman- Wakefield JR
Braxton Kyle- Peabody-Burns JR
Ben Wiens- Goessel SR
Dylan Murphy- Wakefield SO
Trey Adams- Wakefield JR
Adam Adkins- Rural Vista SR
Lawton Makovec- Goessel JR
Andrew Meagher- Solomon SO
Coach Of The Year – Joel Kahnt, Rural Vista
2014 All Wheat State Girls Basketball
Skylar Johnston- Little River SR
Emily Baldwin- Little River SR
Shelby Makovec- Centre JR
Cacey Simons- Centre SR
Alexis Campuzano- Rural Vista JR
Morgan Ash- Rural Vista JR
Anna Adamyk- Elyria JR
Rachel Adamyk- Elyria SO
Page Hiebert- Goessel SO
Jamie Meagher- Solomon SR
Makenzie Deines- Centre SR
Bryanna Svoboda- Centre SR
Kasey Zeller- Little River SR
Autumn Adams- Wakefield SO
Alicen Meysing- Goessel SO
Coach Of The Year – Shane Cordell, Little River