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2017-18 area girls' basketball all-conference, all-metro teams

Kennedy's Hailey Dolphin is the all-Metro player of the year

Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s Hailey Dolphin grabs a rebound against Iowa City High on Dec. 1. Dolphin has been selected as the all-Metro girls’ basketball player of the year. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)
Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s Hailey Dolphin grabs a rebound against Iowa City High on Dec. 1. Dolphin has been selected as the all-Metro girls’ basketball player of the year. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)

2017-18 area girls’ basketball honor teams, as submitted to The Gazette:

All-Metro

First Team (*unanimous)

*Chloe Rice, sr., Marion

*Caitlynn Daniels, soph., Xavier

*Hailey Dolphin, sr., Kennedy

Kayba Laube, soph., Marion

Sarah Schmitt, jr., Prairie

Mallory McDermott, soph., Prairie

Sammy Mia, jr., Washington

Player of the year — Dolphin

Co-coaches of the year — Corby Laube, Marion; Josh Bentley, Prairie

Second Team

Mia Laube, sr., Marion

Sidney McCrea, soph., Prairie

Erica Oler, sr., Jefferson

Jayla Johnson, sr., Washington

Riley Wright, fr., Marion

Megan Murphy, sr., Linn-Mar

Amelia Ivester, sr., Xavier

Honorable Mention

Marion — Caitlyn Smith, sr.; Ella Van Weelden, fr.; Linn-Mar — Ally Johnson, sr.; Macey Miller, jr.; Xavier — Emily Jasper, jr.; Libby Arnold, soph.; Jefferson — Jenna Griffith, soph.; Kaylee Donner, jr.; Kennedy — Olivia Hellweg, sr.; Auddie Alepra, jr.; Washington — Caitlyn Riley, jr.; Vanessa Eniola, sr.; Prairie — Rachael Kilpatrick, jr.; Halle Person, sr.

MVC Mississippi Division

First Team (*unanimous)

*Logan Cook, sr., Iowa City West

*Caitlynn Daniels, soph., Cedar Rapids Xavier

*Na’Tracia Ceasar, jr., Waterloo West

Rachael Saunders, sr., Iowa City West

Erica Oler, sr., Cedar Rapids Jefferson

Krystal Tranel, sr., Dubuque Wahlert

Kerris Roberts, jr., Waterloo East

Player of the year — Cook

Coach of the year — B.J. Mayer, Iowa City West

Second Team

Cailyn Morgan, jr., Iowa City West

Emma Cook, jr., Iowa City West

Lauren Zacharias, jr., Iowa City West

Emily Jasper, jr., Cedar Rapids Xavier

Amelia Ivester, sr., Cedar Rapids Xavier

Lauren Conrey, soph., Waterloo West

Megan Murphy, sr., Linn-Mar

Honorable Mention

Cedar Rapids Jefferson — Jenna Griffith and Kaylee Donner. Cedar Rapids Xavier — Libby Arnold and Maria Steffen. Iowa City West — Paige Beckner and Audrey Koch. Linn-Mar — Ally Johnson and Macey Miller. Dubuque Wahlert — Alli Kutsch and Maria Klein. Waterloo East — Amanee Clark and DeNae Nash. Waterloo West — Jada Draine and Aleah Cook.

All-Academic (area only)

Cedar Rapids Jefferson — Erica Oler and Kaylee Donner. Cedar Rapids Xavier — Paige Diebold and Caitlin Kramer. Iowa City West — Rachael Saunders and Logan Cook. Linn-Mar — Ally Johnson and Alexa Mindrup.

MVC Valley Division

First Team (*unanimous)

*Ashley Joens, sr., Iowa City High

*Rose Nkumu, soph., Iowa City High

*Emerson Green, soph., Cedar Falls

*Hailey Dolphin, sr., Cedar Rapids Kennedy

Mallory McDermott, soph., Cedar Rapids Prairie

Sarah Schmitt, jr., Cedar Rapids Prairie

Cynthia Wolf, sr., Cedar Falls

Kamryn Finley, sr., Cedar Falls

Player of the year — Joens

Co-coaches of the year — Bill McTaggart, Iowa City High; Gregg Groen, Cedar Falls; Josh Bentley, Cedar Rapids Prairie

Second Team

Paige Rocca, soph., Iowa City High

Kiana Barney, sr., Cedar Falls

Madison Fleckenstein, jr., Dubuque Hempstead

Sammy Mia, jr., Cedar Rapids Washington

Aubrey Joens, soph., Iowa City High

Anaya Barney, fr., Cedar Falls

Sidney McCrea, soph., Cedar Rapids Prairie

Morgan Krug, sr., Dubuque Hempstead

Honorable Mention

Cedar Falls — McKenna Gleason and Grace Burken. Cedar Rapids Kennedy — Olivia Hellweg and Auddie Alepra. Cedar Rapids Prairie — Rachael Kilpatrick and Halle Person. Cedar Rapids Washington — Jayla Johnson and Vanessa Eniola. Dubuque Hempstead — Riley Kay and Kaylie Springer. Dubuque Senior — Alli Udelhofen and Sachi Biehl. Iowa City High — Samantha Greving and Ella Cook

All-Academic (area only)

Cedar Rapids Kennedy — Hailey Dolphin and Tessa Steffen. Cedar Rapids Prairie — Halle Person and Morgan Erickson. Cedar Rapids Washington — Sarah Altemeier and Aubrey Moore. Iowa City High — Ashley Joens and Virginia Muturi.

Wamac Conference East Division

First Team (*unanimous)

*Sydney Volkenant, sr., Anamosa

*Sophie Wilt, sr., Anamosa

*Lindsey Eimers, soph., Western Dubuque

McKenzie Maahs, sr., Western Dubuque

*Kristen Elliott, sr., Mount Vernon

Sammy Moss, jr., Mount Vernon

Tara Hansen, jr., Dyersville Beckman

Maggie Murphy, sr., DeWitt Central.

Coach of the year — Jack Leighty, Anamosa.

Second Team

Hannah Ambrosy, sr., Maquoketa

Brianna Smith, sr., Solon

Taylor Hinz, jr., Anamosa

Taylor Zumbach, jr., Anamosa

Karlie Fagan, jr., Western Dubuque

Lauren Collier, sr., West Delaware

Sydney Steffen, jr., Dyersville Beckman

Sydney Arens, jr., Dyersville Beckman

Honorable Mention

Anamosa — Taylor Zaruba and Maggie McQuillen. Beckman — Brooke Lucas and McKenzie Arens. Maquoketa — Nell Sybesma and Brie Bennis. DeWitt Central — Sydney Small and Alex Mohr. Mount Vernon — McKenzie Haryl and Noelle Ossenkop. Solon — Gabby Marty and Abby Smith. West Delaware — Brooke O’Connell and Kendra Offerman. Western Dubuque — Emma Baumhover and Chloe Baumgartner.

Wamac Conference West Division

First Team (*unanimous)

*Chloe Rice, sr., Marion

*Kayba Laube, soph., Marion

*Mia Laube, sr., Marion

*Allie Wooldridge, sr., Center Point-Urbana

Adrianna Katcher, soph., Center Point-Urbana

Callyn Fox, jr., Center Point-Urbana

*Jessica Musgrave, jr., South Tama

*Karsyn Stratton, soph., Clear Creek Amana

Coach of the year — Corby Laube, Marion

Second Team

Olivia Brecht, sr., Center Point-Urbana

Meagan Harvey, soph., Clear Creek Amana

Randi Wright, jr., Marion

Riley Wright, fr., Marion

LaMia Sisk, sr., Center Point-Urbana

Lucy Howes-Vonstein, fr., Vinton-Shellsburg

Kasi McWhorter, jr., Benton Community

Mary Puffett, soph., Independence

Honorable Mention

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Benton Community — Laura Maschino and Mallory Thys. Clear Creek Amana — Jordan Neely and Andrea Roller. Center Point-Urbana — Karly Millikin and Sydney Boevers. Independence — Lydia Butters and Anna Ruffcorn. Marion — Sophie Willette and Leah Van Weelden. South Tama — Jaelin Berger and Sadie Smith. Vinton-Shellsburg — Taryn Sutton and Elly Gloede. Williamsburg — Emily Jensen and Charlotte Wetjen.

River Valley Conference

Elite Team

Abbie Ruggeberg, sr., Cascade

Nicole McDermott, soph., Cascade

Alex Wiese, jr., Iowa City Regina

Lauren Ries, sr., Monticello; Taylor McDonald, sr., Monticello

Camryn Reeg, sr., Bellevue

Tatum Koenig, sr., West Branch

Marly Bussa, sr., Camanche

Kourtney Drake, jr., Wilton

Addison Rath, sr., Mid-Prairie

Mary Crompton, sr., Iowa City Regina

North Division First Team

Darby Hawtrey, sr., North Cedar

Emma Kelchen, sr., Bellevue

Anne Ryan, sr., Cascade

Lea Lefubure, sr., Camanche

Rebecca Schroeder, sr., Bellevue

Giana Michels, jr., Bellevue

Tessa Fields, sr., North Cedar

Jordan Kuper, soph., Monticello

Maddie Fellenger, jr., Monticello

Maddi Parson, jr., Camanche

Leah Crock, sr., North Cedar

Co-coaches of the year — Mike Sconsa, Cascade; Glen Hay, North Cedar

South Division First Team

Kennedy Wallace, jr., Iowa City Regina

Sasha Koenig, fr., West Branch

Amanda Smith, jr., Tipton

Greyson Dumont, sr., Iowa City Regina

Emily Lange, jr., Wilton

Aubrey Putman, jr., Wilton

Shae Becker, jr., Mid-Prairie

Emily Hermiston, jr., Tipton

Kamryn Meyer, jr., Durant

Macy Akers, jr., West Liberty

Coach of the Year — Jarod Tylee, West Branch.

Northeast Iowa Conference

First Team

Shannon Pisney, sr., Crestwood

Ellie Friesen, sr., Crestwood

Sharon Goodman, soph., Crestwood

Isabel Leichtman, sr., New Hampton

Olivia Phillips, jr., Waverly-Shell Rock

Maddie Ahlstrom, jr., Waukon

Amber Rosenstiel, sr., Oelwein

Second Team

Emily Friesen, sr., Crestwood

Lauren Griffith, jr., Waukon

Britney Young, soph., Waverly-Shell Rock

Drew Becker, jr., Oelwein

Jodie Sindlinger, jr., Charles City

Lindsey McEnaney, sr., Decorah

Brynn Bodermann, sr., Crestwood.

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