Area players dominate all-Pacific League teams


Twin Harbors players and coaches dominated the major awards on the all-Pacific League boys and girls basketball teams announced Friday.

North Beach junior wing Gabe Hernandez received the boys Most Valuable Player award.

Willapa Valley junior guard Karli Friese earned the girls MVP honor.

Matt Bannish, who guided Willapa Valley to the league championship, was voted by his peers as the league’s Coach of the Year. North Beach’s Larry Moore and Willapa Valley’s John Peterson, whose teams tied for the league championship, shared boys Coach of the Year honors.

Raymond’s Hailee Williams, North Beach’s Quay Sotomish and South Bend’s Katlyn Sawyer were among the other first-team selections on the girls team. Willapa Valley’s Matt Konigsberger and Stephen Camenzind, North Beach’s Corey Thornton and Raymond’s Darol Ratsavongsy were first-team boys selections.

Ocosta’s girls and South Bend’s boys received the league Sportsmanship Awards.

The Pacific League all-stars:

GIRLS

MVP — Karli Friese, Willapa Valley, Jr.

First Team

Hailee Williams, Raymond, Sr.; Katie Green, Naselle, Sr.; MacKenzie Reeves, Northwest Christian, Sr.; Quay Sotomish, North Beach, Sr.; Katlyn Sawyer, South Bend, Sr.

Second Team

Lauren Friese, Willapa Valley, Sr.; Emily VanMarter, Northwest Christian, Sr.; Megan Van Marter, Northwest Christian, Jr.; Kayti Nelson, Naselle, Sr.; Sierra Cearns, South Bend, Sr.

Honorable Mention

(Twin Harbors players only)

North Beach — Marya Pope. Ocosta — Kate Christensen. South Bend — Emily Sanchez. Willapa Valley — Brooke Harden, Alicia Smaciarz.

All-Academic

(Twin Harbors players only)

Willapa Valley — Emily Fluke, Lauren Friese, Mackenzie Trotter, Meagan Sanaski, Jessica Cook, Karli Friese, Alicia Smaciarz. South Bend — Katlyn Sawyer, Emily Sanchez. Raymond — Aiysha Garcia, Gabby Oatfield, Kendra Dunsmoor, Mikayla Collins. Ocosta — Kate Christensen, Rebekah Saul, Courtney Rutzer. North Beach — Emily Takagi, Cora Pope, Marya Pope.

BOYS

MVP — Gabe Hernandez, North Beach, Jr.

First Team

Matt Konigsberger, Willapa Valley, Sr.; Stephen Camenzind, Willapa Valley, Sr.; Corey Thornton, North Beach, Sr.; Austin Koukal, Northwest Christian, Sr.; Darol Ratsavongsy, Raymond, Sr.

Second Team

Caleb Tackett, Ocosta, Jr.; Rayce Newman, Raymond, Jr.; Sam Scrabeck, Naselle, Sr.; Alex Herrera, Ocosta, Sr.; Justin Elliott, South Bend, Sr.

Honorable Mention

(Twin Harbors players only)

Ocosta — Dan Sobrera, James Benn. Raymond — Jayce Freeman. South Bend — Miles Davis. Willapa Valley — Cody Buchanan. North Beach — Justin Chong, Pedro Gonzales.

All-Academic

(Twin Harbors players only)

South Bend — Zane Johnson, Miles Davis, A.J. Sanchez, Jordan Dockter. Willapa Valley — Cody Buchanan, Drew Pearson, Kyler Oblad, Jason Fluke. North Beach — Carson Ketter, Josh Takagi, Steven Fry, Jordan Chong, Caleb Bridge. Ocosta — Luke Anderson.

 

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