High school hoop teams created lasting memories

TIGER JUNIOR KARIC Riche goes airborne for two points past the defense of VUHS senior forward Kevin Jackson. Both players earned postseason recognition from the Lake Division. The Tiger boys, led by senior Tyler Buxton, proved to be the best in the area by going 5-0 against the three other local teams on the way to a 12-10 record. Independent file photo/Steve James

ADDISON COUNTY — This winter was not one that ended with the area’s high school basketball teams cutting down nets and earning banners to hang in their gyms.

Mt. Abe's Johnston named co-player of the year

EAGLE SENIOR GUARD Chloe Johnston, right, heads upcourt as VUHS senior Sophie Hatch applies pressure. The teams split two games this winter. Johnston was named the Lake Division Co-Player of the Year for her offensive and defensive efforts. Independent file photo/Steve James

ADDISON COUNTY — Nine local high school girls’ basketball players received postseason recognition. 

Mt. Abe's Kelliher named player of the year

EAGLE SENIOR LIAM Kelliher attacks against VUHS while facing tough defense from Commodore senior Luke Bergmans. Kelliher’s scoring and all-around play earned him Lake Division Player of the Year Honors and helped a likeable Mount Abe team be competitive in almost every game. Independent file photo/Steve James

ADDISON COUNTY — Ten area boys’ high school basketball players earned postseason recognition.


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