Area basketball makes dent on roster

GALION Area basketball teams were well represented Sunday afternoon at the All-District 6 team selections held at Galion High School.
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Aug 25, 2010

GALION

Area basketball teams were well represented Sunday afternoon at the All-District 6 team selections held at Galion High School.

The father-son combination of Brad and Brook Turson of Plymouth were named the Coach and Player of the Year in Division IV. The eldest Turson has guided the Big Red to a 16-1 record and a second Firelands Conference championship in two seasons, while Brook is averaging 22.3 points, 10.5 rebounds and 5.1 assists to lead the team in each category.

In Division I boys, Sandusky's Kiewann Collins was a first-team selection while averaging 10.4 points and 9.5 rebounds for the Blue Streaks.

In Division II boys, Perkins' Shon Alexander (22.5 ppg), Clyde's Alex Gillett (18.7 ppg) and Bellevue's Cody Ruhlman (15.1 ppg) were first-teamers.

The first team in Division III was led by Edison's Chris Baldwin (14.7 ppg), New London's Seth Howard (17.7 ppg), Port Clinton's Ryan Hicks and Margaretta's Evan Kurt (16.9 ppg).

In Division IV, St. Paul's Steve Mutchler (17.7 ppg) and Dane Windisch (16.0 ppg) were first-team selections.

On the girls side, Perkins senior guard Bethany Caudill (20.7 ppg) was named Player of the Year in Division II, while Sandusky Bay Conference counterpart Brittany Morris (19.6 ppg) was named Player of the Year in Division III.

Margaretta's Tim Tucker and Western Reserve's Brenda Friend were named co-Coach of the Year in Division III. Tucker has guided the Lady Bears to a 16-3 record and SBC title. Friend has led Western Reserve to a 16-2 record and are a win away from clinching at least a share of the FC title.

In Division II, Willard's Anna Stephens (15.6 ppg) and Clyde's Kaylee Griffin (16.1 ppg) were first team selections.

Division III saw Morris' teammate, Jessica Meyer (11.5 ppg), as a first-team selection for Margaretta, and she was joined by Western Reserve's Reanne Montgomery (16.7 ppg) and Edison's Alyssa Robinson (20.0 ppg.)

In Division IV, St. Mary C.C's Claire Christman (15.2 ppg), Seneca East's Tresa Schaade (18.1 ppg) and Plymouth's Bre McVey (19.6) also were first-teamers.