December 1, 2022

GWAC All-League selections announced

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–With the conclusion of the 2021-22 basketball season, the Great West Activities Conference released their all-league basketball selections for the season.

Starting with the girls, Goodland would get the most selections with four, while Cimarron, Holcomb, Hugoton and Scott City had three selections, Colby had two and Ulysses had one selection. Hugoton won the GWAC title, and Goodland was the Class 3A State Champion, while Hugoton finished as the 3A State Runner-up.

On the boys side, Holcomb would have five selections, Scott City had four picks, Colby, Goodland, Hugoton each had three picks, while Cimarron and Ulysses had one selection each. Hugoton won the GWAC title, and qualified for the Class 3A state tournament, where they fell to eventual state champion Hesston in the first round. 

Girls
1st Team
McKayla Miller, Cimarron; Brooklyn Jones, Colby; Talexa Weeter, Goodland; Mikyn Hamlin & Giana Vos, Hugoton
2nd Team
Emily Acton, Cimarron; Emma Lehman, Goodland; Jera Kruleski, Holcomb; Summya Adigun, Hugoton; Erika Felker & Amber Latta, Scott City
Honorable Mention
Caitlyn Sonday, Cimarron, Emma Curry, Colby; Lindsey Cure & Jaxi Mitchek, Goodland; Halle Jones & Nicole Ruda, Holcomb; Brooke Strine, Scott City; Cami Kenny, Ulysses

Boys
1st Team
Hunter Vaughn, Colby; Cooper Autry, Holcomb; Carson Bennett & Ryle Riddlesperger, Hugoton; Gus Hawkins, Scott City
2nd Team
Braxton Harrison, Cimarron; Noah Shinette, Goodland; Damon Mesa, Holcomb; Lawson Bailey, Scott City; Ryan Nightengale, Ulysses
Honorable Mention
Shane Puckett & Carson VanEaton, Colby; Manuel Gonzalez & Devontay Hardy, Goodland; Kaden Johnson,  Luke Tolbert & Daegan VanPelt, Holcomb; Gavin Williams, Hugoton; Austin Thon & Ronnie Weathers, Scott City