Eleven Area Athletes Named Class D All-State

The Associated Press has released its 2017-18 girls basketball Class D all-state teams as selected by a panel of Michigan sportswriters.

Eleven area athletes earned all-state honors, with six appearing on the First Team.

Player of the Year
Bree Salenbien, Adrian Lenawee Christian, Fr.
First Team
Bree Salenbien, Adrian Lenawee Christian, Fr.
Bailey Whitcomb, Bellevue, Sr.
Milly Allen, Chassell, Sr.
Taylor Opolka, Pickford, Sr.
Daelyn Merillat, Morenci, Jr.
Scout Nelson, Mt. Pleasant Sacred Heart Academy, Jr.
Tiffany Senerius, Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes, Sr.
Emma Johnson, Harbor Light, Sr.
Mariah Pringle, Brethren, Sr.
Alex Hunter, Gaylord St. Mary, Jr.
Lexi Niepoth, Bellaire, Sr.
Kelsey Richards, Fruitport Calvary Christian, So.
Coach of the Year
Jamie Salenbien, Adrian Lenawee Christian
Second Team
Sophie Ruggles, Mt. Pleasant Sacred Heart Academy, Sr.
Taylor Fleming, Rogers City, Jr.
Mikayla Kersting, Harbor Light, Sr.
Dani Salenbien, Adrian Lenawee Christian, So.
Coach of the Year
Brandi Hainault, Chassell
Honorable Mention
Kaytlyn Tidey, Lawrence; Faith Guritz, Martin; Jaiden Hurst, Athens; Sydney Danison, Chassell; Kianne Wendt, Munising; Sydney Stephens, Bay City All Saints; Carley Smith, Kingston; Lily Lyons, Kingston; Jillyan Dinsmore, Kingston; Caitlyn Bruff, New Lothrop; Kayla Sanders, Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes; Isabelle Kline, Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes; Katie Coyne, Portland St. Patrick; Sarah Voss, Lansing Christian; Lyndsey Ryba, Hillman; Averi Bebble, Gaylord St. Mary; Elasia Craig, Wyoming Tri-unity Christian.
Coach of the Year
Matt Mattson, Munising

Categories: Girls Basketball