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Posted: Saturday, March 30, 2013 1:00 pm

Several area high school basketball players can add more honors to their 2012-13 season with the announcement of the Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association (MSSA) East Central All-District selections.

The district divided schools in Franklin, Warren, Montgomery, St. Charles and Lincoln counties into Class 5, Class 4 and Classes 1-3. Media members throughout the district voted for the teams.

On the boys side, one area player was picked for the Class 5 first team.

Washington junior Ronnie Suggs received the top local honor after averaging 16.8 points and 4.1 rebounds per game this season.

Suggs’ Washington teammate Luke Schroepfer, a senior, was picked for the second team. He averaged 13.8 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game for the Blue Jays.

In Class 4, half of the first team came from this area.

Sullivan junior Justin Biermann and Pacific sophomore Cullen VanLeer were unanimous picks.

Biermann averaged 16.2 points, 7.9 rebounds, 4.6 steals and 3.5 assists per game. VanLeer averaged 18 points, 4.7 assists and 4.5 rebounds per contest.

Also making the first team were St. Clair senior Neyko Dominguez and Borgia senior Jordan Miller.

Dominguez averaged 15.5 points, 4.8 assists and 4.5 rebounds per game. Miller, who helped the Knights to the Class 4 quarterfinals, averaged 14.2 points and four assists per game.

Five area players made the second team.

Union had two representatives, senior Brandon Ford and sophomore Nick Ziegler.

Ford averaged 11 points, 8.8 rebounds and 3.9 blocked shots per game. Ziegler ended with 13.1 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game.

Borgia senior Casey Kuchem made the second team after averaging 11 points and six rebounds per contest.

Sullivan senior Adam Weiland recorded 10.4 points, 5.9 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.4 steals per game.

TJ LaFaver, a Warrenton senior, averaged 13.3 points, 4.2 assists and 2.6 rebounds per game.

Borgia’s Dave Neier was named the district Class 4 boys basketball coach of the year. He led the Knights to a 20-9 record. Borgia lost to eventual state champion Republic in the quarterfinals.

In Classes 1-3, one area player was recognized. New Haven sophomore Kyle Ruediger was picked for the first team after scoring 14.1 points with 6.2 rebounds and two assists per game.

Girls Picks

On the girls side, Washington junior Courtney Kedroski was named to the Class 5 first team as a unanimous selection. She averaged 12.6 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.9 steals per game this season.

In Class 4, five of the eight first-team selections were from this area.

Borgia junior Janie Arand received unanimous selection after averaging 17 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game.

Union senior Rachael Bassett was honored after scoring 13 points with 10 rebounds per game.

Borgia senior Katie Lindemann made the first team with 13.2 points and 9.1 rebounds per game.

Sullivan junior Taylor Lucas was picked with 14.8 points, nine rebounds and 2.4 steals per contest.

And Pacific senior Lizzy Almo rounded out the first team with 13.4 points and 2.1 assists per game.

Leading the second team was Warrenton sophomore Hannah Sutton, who scored 13.3 points with four rebounds and two assists per game.

Sullivan junior Aley Lucas averaged 10.3 points with 6.5 rebounds, 2.3 assists and two steals per game.

Pacific junior Kya Hill netted 13 points per game with eight rebounds, 2.2 blocked shots and 2.1 steals per outing.

Union junior Bethany Coons scored 11.3 points with 4.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.6 steals per game.

Sullivan junior Sierra Pryor averaged 10.4 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.8 steals per game.

Sullivan sophomore Allison Hinson scored 10.3 points per game with 3.9 rebounds, 2.7 steals and 2.2 assists.

St. Clair junior Karissa Hoffman made the second team with 11.3 points and 6.1 rebounds per game.

The coach of the year was Sullivan’s Jason Merkel, who led Sullivan to a 24-5 record while sharing the Four Rivers Conference title with Hermann. Sullivan reached the Class 4 quarterfinals, losing to eventual runner-up Webb City.

In Classes 1-3, two area players were honored.

New Haven junior Rachel Steinhoff was a unanimous first team selection after averaging 16.1 points and 3.8 rebounds per game for the state runner-up.

Fulton St. Albans junior Jessica Dunne was picked for the second team after averaging 10 points and 10 rebounds per game.

Others Honored

In Class 5 boys, other first-team picks were Ft. Zumwalt North’s Chaz Glotta, Francis Howell North’s Kyle Lemons, Troy’s Landon Mills, Ft. Zumwalt South’s Preston Whitfield and Francis Howell Central’s Derrick Puni. Glotta and Lemons were unanimous picks.

Second-team picks were Timberland’s Jack James, Troy’s Ben Chaney, Ft. Zumwalt North’s Zach Glotta, Ft. Zumwalt East’s Logan Coburn, Ft. Zumwalt West’s Ryan Daugherty and Francis Howell’s Nic Perkins.

The coach of the year was Ft. Zumwalt North’s Charles Glotta.

In Class 4 boys, other first-team picks were St. Charles’ Casey Teson, St. Charles West’s Chris Percy, Duchesne’s Ryan Tune and Duchesne’s Drew Moore. Teson and Percy were unanimous picks.

Second-team selections were St. Dominic’s Michael Schneider, St. Dominic’s Alex Hagan and St. Charles West’s Davis Soderberg.

In Classes 1-3, other first-team picks were Elsberry’s Kenny Lesley, Winfield’s David Bauer, O’Fallon Christian’s Deantrell Prince, Elsberry’s Charles Fracton and Lutheran St. Charles’ Logan Kluesner. Lesley and Bauer were unanimous selections.

Second-team picks were Winfield’s Aaron Aubuchon, Orchard Farm’s Beau Beeson, O’Fallon Christian’s Lance Lehmann, Montgomery County’s Jerad Jordan, Elsberry’s Rahiem Porter and Montgomery County’s Cameron Parrish.

The coach of the year was Elsberry’s Ryan Parker.

On the girls side, Class 5 first-team selections were Timberland’s Sam Domalewski, Holt’s Melyk Taouil, Ft. Zumwalt West’s Lexie Moe, Troy’s Madeline Throughman and Ft. Zumwalt North’s Shelby Bateman. Domalewski was a unanimous pick.

Second-team picks were Ft. Zumwalt East’s Mallori Hellrich, Ft. Zumwalt South’s Claire Johnson, Francis Howell North’s Madison Gillam, Francis Howell’s Danielle Berry, Ft. Zumwalt West’s Jada Poland and Troy’s Haley Meyer.

Mandee Krueger of Ft. Zumwalt West was the coach of the year.

Other Class 4 first-team selections were Kacy Eschweiler of St. Charles West and Olivia Hollander and Gabby Walker of St. Charles. Eschweiler was a unanimous pick.

The other second-team pick was Duchesne’s Janelle Eisenbath.

In Classes 1-3, other first-team picks were Lutheran St. Charles’ Lauren Orr, Orchard Farm’s Meghan Boschert, Elsberry’s Brittni Hagemeier, O’Fallon Christian’s Emma Farley and Lutheran St. Charles’ Claire Schoedel. Orr, Boschert and Hagemeier were unanimous selections.

Other second-team picks were Lutheran St. Charles’ Hannah Leppien, Elsberry’s Tanner Bencomo, Orchard Farm’s Casey Mann and Allison Little and O’Fallon Christian’s Rachel Reichert.

The coach of the year award went to Erin Pauk of Lutheran St. Charles, who led her team to the Class 3 state title. Also under consideration was New Haven’s Doug Peirick, who led the Lady Shamrocks to second place in Class 2.

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Area Scoreboard

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Blue Division

Pool 1

McCluer North

Normandy

Carnahan

Pool 2

Cardinal Ritter

Pacific

Rockwood Summit

Gold Division

Pool 1

CBC

Soldan

Washington

Pool 2

Borgia

North Tech

Union

Monday, Nov. 24

CBC 77, Washington 52

Tuesday, Nov. 25

Cardinal Ritter vs. Rockwood Summit, PPD

Washington 63, Soldan 62

Borgia 83, Union 50

Wednesday, Nov. 26

Carnahan 71, Normandy 46

Pacific 64, Rockwood Summit 22

North Tech 67, Union 37

Thursday, Nov. 27

McCluer North 95 Carnahan 68

CBC 82, Soldan 55

Borgia 50, North Tech 45

Friday, Nov. 28

McCluer North 93, Normandy 39

Pacific 70, Cardinal Ritter 57

Saturday, Nov. 29

Blue Consolation — Rockwood Summit 47, Normandy 38

Gold Consolation — Soldan 78, Union 59

Gold Third Place — North Tech 63, Washington 57

Blue Third Place — Cardinal Ritter 71, Carnahan 46

Blue Championship — McCluer North 64, Pacific 58 (OT)

Gold Championship — CBC 67, Borgia 66

Boys Basketball

Monday, Dec. 8

Lutheran S 64, St. Clair 48

Borgia 61, Carnahan 51

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Lafayette 44, Washington 35

Friday, Dec. 12

Potosi 72, St. Clair 45

*Washington 69, Ft. Zumwalt North 65

Montgomery Co 62, New Haven 61

*St. Mary’s at Borgia    6:45 p.m.

Bourbon 75, Union 74

Glendale 63, Pacific 46

Saturday, Dec. 13

New Haven 46, Barat 40

Nixa 56, Pacific 46

Tuesday, Dec. 16

*Pacific 70, New Haven 35

*Hermann 67, St. Clair 49

*Ft. Zumwalt South 61, Washington 50

*Union 81, St. James 74

Friday, Dec. 19

*Owensville at St. Clair    4 p.m.

Washington vs. Parkway Central, GAC/Suburban Shootout, St. Charles Family Arena, 5:30 p.m.

*St. James at New Haven    6 p.m.

*Pacific at Union    7 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 20

Sullivan Shootout

Owensville vs. Rockwood Summit, 11:30 a.m.

St. Clair vs. Lindbergh, 1 p.m.

Jefferson City vs. Jackson, 2:30 p.m.

Washington vs. Lutheran South, 4 p.m.

Borgia vs. Poplar Bluff, 5:30 p.m.

Sullivan vs. Affton, 7 p.m.

Girls Basketball

Saturday, Dec. 6

Cor Jesu 63, Borgia 60

New Haven 46, Moberly 39

Monday, Dec. 8

Pacific 73, Rolla 40

St. Clair 68, Dixon 37

Washington 54, New Haven 15

Tuesday, Dec. 9

*Borgia 59, Rosati-Kain 38

Union 53, Northwest 44

Thursday, Dec. 11

*Borgia 60, Notre Dame 53

Union 81, Bourbon 53

Friday, Dec. 12

New Haven 45, Principia 30

*Washington 59, Ft. Zumwalt North 32

Saturday, Dec. 13

West Plains 76, Pacific 37

Monday, Dec. 15

*Pacific 46, New Haven 28

*St. Clair 59, Hermann 50

*St. James 64, Union 37

Sullivan Tournament

Cuba 48, Principia 27

Borgia 68, Patriettes 29

Sullivan 56, Pattonville 43

Owensville 78, Farmington 54

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Sullivan Tournament

Farmington 61, Pattonville 39

Sullivan 68, Owensville 64

Principia 55, St. Louis Patriettes 42

Borgia 56, Cuba 38

Thursday, Dec. 18

*St. James 72, New Haven 21

*Union 49, Pacific 48

Friday, Dec. 19

Washington at Francis Howell    7 p.m.

Sullivan Tournament

Seventh Place — Pattonville vs. St. Louis Patriettes, 4 p.m.

Consolation — Farmington vs. Principia, 5:30 p.m.

Third Place — Owensville vs. Cuba, 7 p.m.

Championship — Borgia vs. Sullivan, 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 20

Union at Waynesville    5 p.m.

Wrestling

Monday, Dec. 8

Maplewood 48, Borgia 30

Brentwood 47, Borgia 36

Winfield 48, St. Clair 36

St. Clair 42, St. James 40

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Pacific 55, North County 10

Jackson 63, Washington 12

Farmington 63, Washington 6

Wednesday, Dec. 10

Borgia 36, Lutheran St. Charles 34

Winfield 54, Borgia 30

Thursday, Dec. 11

Union 72, Ft. Zumwalt East 9

Union 52, Principia 30

Union 54, Winfield 27

Saturday, Dec. 13

Union Tournament    9 a.m.

Borgia at McCluer S-Berkeley Tny    9 a.m.

Pacific at Farmington Tny    9 a.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 16

Owensville 61, St. Clair 16

Union 48, Owensville 27

Union 65, St. Clair 18

Friday, Dec. 19

Washington at Raytown S Tny    TBA

Union at Cape Central Tny    TBA

Pacific at Ft. Zumwalt E Tny    TBA

Saturday, Dec. 20

Washington at Raytown S Tny    TBA

Union at Cape Central Tny    TBA

Pacific at Ft. Zumwalt E Tny    TBA

Girls Swimming

Monday, Dec. 8

Washington at Eureka    4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Washington at Nerinx Hall    4 p.m.

LSC/OFC 134, Borgia 101, St. Dominic 83

Monday, Dec. 15

Borgia at Notre Dame (Forest Park)    4 p.m.

Kennedy 88, Washington 84

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Lindbergh 128, Washington 48

*Conference Games

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