October 2, 2022

GWAC releases All-League Basketball team


Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–As the basketball season has come to a close for the Great West Activities Conference schools, the 2021 GWAC All-League selections for basketball have been released by the conference.

Starting off with the boys, as Cimarron and Hugoton had four players selected to the all-league teams, while Colby, Holcomb and Ulysses each had three. Hugoton won the GWAC title this season for the third straight year, and advance to the Class 3A State Tournament, before falling in the quarterfinals.

On the girls side, Goodland would have the most selections with five, Hugoton had four selections and Colby had three. Hugoton went 6-0 on GWAC play, earning them the league title. They would make it to the state semi-finals, before falling Thursday night to place third in Class 3A.

Boys
1st Team
Peyton Wahlmeier, Colby; Brennan Brumbaugh, Goodland; Zephyn Mason, Holcomb; Sawyer Harper & Jayce Korf, Hugoton; Lance Walker, Ulysses
2nd Team
Andrew Ridenour, Cimarron; Ryan Myers, Colby; Cooper Autry, Holcomb; Haden Daharsh, Hugoton; Aaron Galindo, Ulysses
Honorable Mention
Storm Flores, Braxton Harrison & Seth Ridenour, Cimarron; Hunter Vaughn, Colby; Leyton Cure, Goodland; Daegan Vanpelt, Holcomb; Wyatt Angell, Hugoton; Blaine Culp, Scott City; Ryan Nightengale, Ulysses

Girls
1st Team
Makayla Miller, Cimarron; Brooklyn Jones, Colby; Talexa Weeter, Goodland; Jordyn Beard & Mikyn Hamlin, Hugoton
2nd Team
Emily Acton, Cimarrron Kennedy; Stanley, Colby; Nicole Ruda, Holcomb; Summya Adigun & Gianna Vos, Hugoton; Amber Latta, Scott City
Honorable Mention
Emma Curry, Colby; Mikayla Biermann, Lindsey Cure, Sydney Hahn & Emma Lehman, Goodland; Jera Kruleski, Holcomb; Brooke Strine, Scott City; Leslie Lerma, Ulysses