The Washington Lady Jays were the stars of Gateway Athletic Conference Central soccer in the classroom.

Washington led the conference in qualifying players for the all-academic team this season with 19 Lady Jays recording a 3.0 grade-point average or higher.

Senior Morgan Riegel was selected as Washington’s sportsmanship award recipient from the conference.

Other sportsmanship honorees were Ft. Zumwalt East’s Jocelyn Layton, Ft. Zumwalt North’s Bailey Hughes, Ft. Zumwalt South’s Hannah Lehnhoff, Holt’s Samantha Rohne and Wentzville Liberty’s Kaitlyn Theriot.

The Lady Jays receiving the all-academic distinction are:

• Abbey Baldwin;

• Taylor Bauer;

• Sarah Becszlko;

• Jenna Donnelly;

• Jessie Donnelly;

• Joie Heien;

• Cierstyn Jacquin;

• Sophia Kramer;

• Mia Lanemann;

• Rebekah Lewis;

• Haley Oetterer;

• Ariel Litzler-Pettis;

• Morgan Riegel;

• Mary Beth Reust;

• Madison Sprung;

• Caitlyn Vodnansky;

• Emma Vodnansky;

• Sam Winistoerfer; and

• Megan Yenzer.