Raymond players sweep all-Pacific League MVP honors


Raymond players swept the Most Valuable Player awards on the all-Pacific League boys and girls basketball teams announced this week.

Versatile Gull senior Abby Maneman received the girls MVP honor. Raymond junior Darol Ratsavongsy took boys MVP honors.

Raymond’s Carte Bisbee and Andrew Hamilton, Willapa Valley’s Matt Konigsberger and Stephen Camenzind and North Beach’s Corey Thornton rounded out all the boys first team, selected from coaches’ all-opponent teams.

Willapa Valley cousins Karli Friese and Michaela Huber (another cousin, Lauren Friese, was a second-team choice), Raymond’s Aiyisha Garcia and Courtney Hagain, North Beach’s Wakeena DeLaCruz and South Bend’s Katlyn Sawyer were the remaining girls all-league selections.

Jon Schray, who guided Raymond to an undisputed league championship, was chosen by his peers as the Pacific League girls Coach of the Year.

Willapa Valley’s John Peterson, who notched his 300th career victory en route to leading the Vikings to a league runner-up finish, and first-year Ocosta mentor Jason Quinby, whose team earned its first district berth in several years, shared boys Coach of the Year honors.

Ocosta’s girls and Naselle’s boys received the Sportsmanship awards.

The Pacific League all-league and all-academic teams.

GIRLS

MVP — Abby Maneman, Raymond, Sr.

First Team

Karli Friese, Willapa Valley, Soph.; Aiyisha Garcia, Raymond, Soph.; Katlyn Sawyer, South Bend, Jr.; Wakeena DeLaCruz, North Beach, Sr.; Michaela Huber, Willapa Valley, Sr.; Courtney Hagain, Raymond, Sr.

Second Team

Myranda Curtis, South Bend, Sr.; Megan VanMarter, Northwest Christian, Soph.; Lauren Friese, Willapa Valley, Jr.; Makenzie Russell, South Bend, Jr.; Sierra Cearns, South Bend, Jr.

Honorable Mention

(Twin Harbors players only)

North Beach — Marya Pope, Mousie Shale. Raymond — Hailee Williams, Shylo Boyes. Willapa Valley — Abbee Bannish.

All-Academic

(Twin Harbors players only)

Ocosta — Kate Christensen, Rebekah Saul, Courtney Rutzer. North Beach — Emily Takagi, Madi Schreiber, Cora Pope, Marya Pope. Willapa Valley — Michaela Huber, Morgan Walker, Abbee Bannish, Abby Smaciarz, Emily Fluke, Lauren Friese, Mackenzie Trotter, Jessica Cook, Karli Friese. South Bend — Myranda Curtis, Katlyn Sawyer, Kessa Wilson, Makenzie Russell, Emily Sanchez, Morgan Patterson, Tammi Koushonhsavath. Raymond — Aiyisha Garcia, Gabby Oatfield.

BOYS

MVP — Darol Ratsavongsy, Raymond, Jr.

First Team

Carte Bisbee, Raymond, Sr.; Corey Thornton, North Beach, Jr.; Matt Konigsberger, Willapa Valley, Jr.; Stephen Camenzind, Willapa Valley, Jr.; Andrew Hamilton, Raymond, Sr.

Second Team

Kurt Bambauer, Ocosta; Dustin Eaton, Naselle, Sr.; Chandler Chapman, Naselle, Sr.; Sam Scrabeck, Naselle, Jr.; Alex Herrera, Ocosta; Justin Elliott, South Bend.

Honorable Mention

(Twin Harbors players only)

Willapa Valley — David Rockett, Anthony Sagen. South Bend — Miles Davis. Raymond — Marvin So, Rayce Newman. Northwest Christian — Austin Koukal. North Beach — Joseph Wagner, Justin Chong, Gabe Hernandez.

All-Academic

(Twin Harbors players only)

North Beach — Tyler Turner, Carson Ketter, Josh Takagi, Steven Fry, Jordan Chong, Caleb Bridge. Ocosta — Luke Anderson, Nathan Krigbaum. Raymond — Andrew Hamilton, James Hamilton. South Bend — Zane Johnson, Miles Davis. Willapa Valley — Steven Ochman, Zack Friese, Cody Buchanan, Drew Pearson, Randy Heckard, Kyler Oblad.