By Rick Peterson

City standouts Zoe Canfield and Maddie Vickery of Washburn Rural and Lauren Sandstrom of Hayden earned first-team honors on the All-Centennial League girls basketball team while Vickery was also named the league's newcomer of the year.

ZoeCanfieldDerbyState 4Zoe Canfield, Washburn Rural

MaddieVickeryDerbyState 3Maddie Vickery, Washburn Rural

LaurenSandstromRural 1Lauren Sandstrom, Hayden

Canfield, a senior, and freshman Vickery helped lead Washburn Rural to a runnerup finish in the Class 6A state tournament while Sandstrom, a senior, helped lead Hayden to a third-place finish in 3A.

League champion Emporia is represented on the all-league first team by Centennial League player of the year Addie Kirmer and Lexsey DeWitt while Spartans coach Carolyn Dorsey was named the coach of the year. Manhattan's Maxine Doering rounds out the first team.

Hayden juniors Amelia Ramsey and Brylee Meier were named to the all-league second team.

Topeka High freshman Ahsieyrhuajh Rayton and Trojan sophomore Keimara Marshall received all-league honorable mention along with juniors Kate Hinck and Tenly Bunck of Washburn Rural.


First team

Addie Kirmer, Emporia; Lexsey DeWitt, Emporia; Lauren Sandstrom, Hayden; Zoe Canfield, Washburn Rural; Maddie Vickery, Washburn Rural; Maxine Doering, Manhattan.

Second team

Alexa Shivley, Emporia; Emeil Bennett, Emporia; Amelia Ramsey, Hayden; Brylee Meier, Hayden; Kat Ball, Manhattan; Delaney Larson, Manhattan.

Honorable mention

Ahsieyrhuajh Rayton, Topeka High; Keimara Marshall, Topeka High; Amyah O’Neal, Junction City; Kate Hinck, Washburn Rural; Tenly Bunck, Washburn Rural; Emery Ruliffson, Manhattan; Ryan Peak, Emporia.

Player of the year -- Addie Kirmer, Emporia.

Newcomer of the year -- Maddie Vickery, Washburn Rural.

Coach of the year -- Carolyn Dorsey, Emporia.



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