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Southern Hills Athletic Conference names 2016-17 All-Conference Basketball Teams

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By a recent vote of the conference head coaches, the Southern Hills Athletic Conference has named its 2016-17 Girls and Boys All-Conference Teams.  The four Adams County schools were again well represented, with four players being honored on the girls squad and six on the boys.
The North Adams Lady Devils were champions of Division II in the SHAC and placed two girls on the All-Conference Team, juniors Lakyn Hupp and Avery Harper.  The Peebles Lady Indians placed third in Division I and were represented on the All-Conference Team by senior Jessica Sowards and junior McKinlee Ryan.
The remainder of the All-SHAC Girls Team includes: Hannah Binkley (Lynchburg), McKayla Binkley (Lynchburg), Cecilia Murphy (Fayetteville), Whitney Broughton (Eastern Brown), Alexa Pennington (Eastern Brown), Maggie Carr (Whiteoak), Allison Day (Eastern Brown), Grace Shope (Fairfield), Mikayla Farris (Eastern Brown), Peyton Scott (Lynchburg), and Kacy Gilkerson (Ripley).
The SHAC Girls Coach of the Year was Eastern Brown’s Kevin Pickerill.
On the boys side, the Peebles Indians finished second in Division I and had two players on the All-Conference squad, senior Camron Gordley and junior Tanner Arey.  The Manchester Greyhounds were second in Division II and also had two players recognized on the All-SHAC Team, both seniors, Kaulen Cox and Colton Thornburg.
The North Adams Green Devils were represented on the All-SHAC Team by senior Patrick England and recognized from the West Union Dragons was senior Craig Horton.
The reminder of the All-SHAC Boys Team includes: Max Lanham (Fayetteville), Eric McLaughlin (Lynchburg), Jensen Daulton (Fairfield), Garyn Purdy (Eastern Brown), Blake Rigdon (Eastern Brown), Wyatt Evans (Fairfield), Jaki Royal (Ripley), Joe Giordano (Lynchburg), and Trever Yeager (Whiteoak).
The SHAC Boys coach of the Year is Fairfield’s Everett Snyder.
All of the SHAC All-Conference players were honored on Sunday, March 12 at the Conference’s Winter Sports Awards, which were held at North Adams High School.

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