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All American Awards & Engraving/D9Sports.com D9 Girls’ Basketball Awards & All-District Teams Announced

CLARION, Pa. – Madison Johnson is the 2014 All American Awards & Engraving/D9Sports.com District 9 Player of the Year.

Joining Johnson in earning major All American Awards & Engraving/D9Sports.com awards are Brookville Hali Olson and Kane’s Camryn Cummings as the Co-Rookies of the Year and Karns City’s Dave Kershbaumer as Coach of the Year.

In addition, the All American Awards & Engraving/D9Sports.com first-, second- and third-team All-District teams are also announced.

Johnson was the unquestioned leader of Keystone, which finished second in District 9 Class A, averaging 16.9 ppg. Johnson, who joins her sister Morgan as the only siblings to win the award in its 15 years – Morgan was Player of the Year in 2012 – came back strong off an ACL injury that forced her to miss the postseason last year. Her game got stronger as the year went on with her averaging 18.3 ppg in her final 155 games including 24.2 ppg in four District 9 playoff games helping the Lady Panthers advance to the championship game out of the seventh seed.

Olson and Cummings had nearly identical seasons in helping their respective teams return to District playoff action despite having to replace a bulk of last year’s roster.

Cummings averaged 8.7 points, 8.3 rebounds. 2.0 steals and 1.0 blocks per game, while Olson contributed 10.2 points, 8.2 rebounds and 1.7 steals per contest.

Kerschbaumer guided Karns City to its first District 9 Class AA title in five years and a 25-2 record that included a second-round PIAA playoff spot.

Joining Johnson on the All American Awards & Engraving/D9Sports.com District 9 First Team All-District squad are Cranberry’s Emily Merryman, Redbank Valley’s Brooke Hinderliter, Karns City’s LeeAnn Gibson, Bradford Ali Rinfrette and Clarion’s Maci Thornton.

On second-team All-District are Clarion’s Kyla Miles, Port Allegany’s Becca Lathrop, Venango Catholic’s Lindsay Homan, Curwensville’s Ciara Strickland, Sheffield’s Jen Isenberg and Karns City’s Shanel Preston.

The third-team All-District consists of Coudersport’s Jenna Gabreski, Karns City’s Emily LoPresti, Clarion-Limestone’s Abby Mellott and Lily Port, Moniteau’s Stephanie McCall, Port Allegany Brooke Roys and Venango Catholic’s Taylor Moltz.

This is the 15th year of the postseason District 9 awards and the 14th they have been housed at D9Sports.com (the first year, 2000, the awards were awarded by the Tri-County Sunday out of DuBois). It marks the seventh year All American Awards & Engraving has been the title sponsor of the awards.

The 2012 Clarion Area Chamber of Business and Industry Business of the Year in the Economic Development Division, All American Awards & Engraving is located on Route 322 in Shippenville. The company, which specializes in all kinds of awards, trophies and engraving products as well as screen printing and embroidery, will put just about anything on just about anything. It can be found on the web at www.allamericanhq.com or by calling 1-877-402-9273.

Located at www.d9sports.com and at www.d9sports.wordpress.com and on Twitter @D9Sports, D9Sports.com is in its 14th year of covering athletics within the PIAA’s District 9. The independent media site is not affiliated with the PIAA or PIAA District 9 in any way. For more information on the site, please visit it or e-mail the staff at sports@d9sports.com.

NOTES – In order to be eligible for the award or the all-district team, a player must participate in at least 70 percent of his team’s games. In order to be eligible for Rookie of the Year a Player must be either a freshman or a sophomore who saw limited or no time as freshman.

2014 ALL AMERICAN AWARDS & ENGRAVING/D9SPORTS.COM

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL AWARDS

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

PLAYER SCHOOL STATS
Madison Johnson Keystone 16.9 ppg (24.2 ppg in D9 playoffs)

COACH OF THE YEAR

COACH TEAM INFO
Dave Kerschbaumer Karns City 25-2; District 9 Class AA champions; PIAA 2nd round; KSAC Champions

CO-ROOKIES OF THE YEAR

PLAYER SCHOOL STATS
Camryn Cummings Kane 8.7 ppg, 8.3 rpg, 2.0 spg, 1.0 bpg
Hali Olson Brookville 10.2 ppg, 8.2 rpg, 1.7 spg

FIRST TEAM

PLAYER SCHOOL STATS
LeeAnn Gibson Karns City 16.5 ppg
Brooke Hinderliter Redbank Valley 19.8 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 2.3 apg, 4.3 spg
Madison Johnson Keystone 16.9 ppg (24.2 ppg in D9 playoffs)
Emily Merryman Cranberry 26.7 ppg, 3.6 rpg, 1.8 apg, 5.7 spg
Ali Rinfrette Bradford 13.8 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 4.8, 57% shooting
Maci Thornton Clarion 15.6 ppg

SECOND TEAM

PLAYER SCHOOL STATS
Lindsay Homan Venango Catholic Sr, 15.3 ppg
Jen Isenberg Sheffield 18.7 ppg
Becca Lathrop Port Allegany 16.7 ppg, 10.9 rpg
Kyla Miles Clarion 16.0 ppg
Shanel Preston Karns City 11.4 ppg
Ciara Strickland Curwensville 19.2 ppg

THIRD TEAM

PLAYER SCHOOL STATS
Jenna Gabreski Coudersport 16.5 ppg
Emily LoPresti Karns City 11.3 ppg
Stephanie McCall Moniteau 14.5 ppg
Abby Mellott Clarion-Limestone 12.0 ppg
Taylor Moltz Venango Catholic 13.6 ppg
Lily Port Clarion-Limestone 12.5 ppg
Brooke Roys Port Allegany 11.0 ppg

 

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2 Comments

  1. Brian says:

    Amber Hess of Keystone didn’t make third team? She got a certificate that said she did.

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