Wednesday, March 14, 2001

Girls All-Ohio Division II team


McNicholas' Clark named to 2nd team

The Associated Press

        Ashley Clark of Cincinnati McNicholas, a 6-0 senior who led her team to the state tournament this week, is a second-team pick on the Associated Press Division II All- Ohio girls basketball team, announced Tuesday.

        Upper Sandusky's Lyndsey DeWitt and Jackson's Beth Howe share player of the year honors.

        DeWitt, a 5-foot-9 senior, averaged 29.6 points a game. She has signed to play next season at Louisville.

        Howe, an Ohio State recruit, is a 5-9 senior who averaged 25.9 points a game.

        The selections were based on the recommendations of a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters.

        FIRST TEAM: Lyndsey DeWitt, Upper Sandusky, 5-foot-9, senior, 29.6 points per game; Beth Howe, Jackson, 5-9, sr., 25.9; Tiffanie Guthrie, Trotwood-Madison, 5-11, sr., 19.4; Jessica Olmstead, Conneaut, 5-10, sr., 23.2; Meagan Heller, Canton Cent. Cath., 6-0, sr., 12.9; Chovonne Harris, Cols. Mifflin, 5-10, sr., 14.0; Hannah Kanuckel, Warsaw River View, 5-7, sr., 21.1; Bethany Piccolini, St. Clairsville, 6-0, sr., 18.0.

        SECOND TEAM: Brianna Hartman, Pemberville Eastwood, 5-11, sr., 13.0; Stacey West, Willard, 5-11, soph., 13.9; Erin Martin, Canfield, 5-9, jr., 19.3; Ashley Clark, McNicholas, 6-0, sr., 16.5; Ashley Bourdeau, Perry, 6-0, sr., 21.0; Julie Kafun, Medina Highland, 6-0, jr., 19.8; Sarah Hull, Greenfield McClain, 5-6, soph., 18.2.

        THIRD TEAM: Rachel Crooks, Clyde, 6-1, sr., 16.2; Rhea DeJesus, Geneva, 5-9, jr., 20.5; Emily Zura, Beloit W. Branch, 5-7, sr., 19.0; Joy Johnson, Dayton Dunbar, 6-0, sr., 17.0; Lisa Wright, Springboro, 5-11, jr., 15.4; Liz Howerth, Athens, 5-10, soph., 22.7; Amber Vining, Pomeroy Meigs, 5-6, sr., 24.8; Mary Gruber, Cols. Hartley, 5-7, sr., 15.7.

        Players of the year: Lyndsey DeWitt, Upper Sandusky; Beth Howe, Jackson. Coaches of the year: Barry Pfahl, Willard; Kevin Finefrock, Canton Cent. Cath.

        Special Mention

        Amelia Harris, London; Amy Ketcham, Bexley; Natacha Wilson, Cols. Linden McKinley; Chrissy Devore, Byesville Meadowbrook; Jessica Edie, Carrollton; Ashlee Hammersley, Warsaw River View; Ashley Hollins, Cambridge; Abbie Sidwell, Zanesville Maysville; Allison Bennett, Spring. Kenton Ridge; Sarah Fox, Kings Mills Kings; Tera Plaugher, Lima Bath; Brianna Johnson, Gallipolis Gallia; Courtney Clifford, Portsmouth; Ashley Palmer, Circleville; Robin Miller, Chagrin Falls Kenston; Jennifer Strong, Warrensville Hts.; Melanie Hill, Olmsted Falls; Ashley Bohinc, Chesterland W. Geauga; Kacie Scherry, Rocky River; Candace Wilson, Akron Hoban; Tara Ross, Medina Buckeye; Lindsay Shearer, Minerva; Erin Eckroad, Canal Fulton NW.

        Honorable Mention

        Caley Federer, Cols. Hamilton Twp.; Stephanie Feyes, Cols. Hartley; Angela Gibson, Marysville; Katie Wimer, Newark Licking Valley; Emma Woodward, Hebron Lakewood;

        Lindsay Piccolini, St. Clairsville; Allison Komara, E. Liverpool; Erin Reeder, Lisbon Beaver Local; Jean Steele, Steubenville; Abbi Smith, Carrollton; Lindsey Piar, Millersburg W. Holmes; Yvonne Hamilton, Cambridge; Amanda Morrison, Philo;

        Shermeca Howard, Dayton Dunbar; Courtney Balser, Hamilton Little Miami; Julie Dodds, Spring. Kenton Ridge; Cydney Overton, Hamilton Badin; Keri Finnell, Purcell Marian; Natasha Liggens, Trotwood-Madison;

        Kara Jones, Defiance; Liz Krugh, St. Marys Memorial; Mallory Griffith, Lexington; Rachel Carr, Willard; Alison Zemanski, Rossford;

        Toni Smalley, Thornville Sheridan; Kisha Jones, Circleville; Tara Walker, Hillsboro; Jordan Edwards, Ironton Rock Hill; Jennifer Coffman, Vincent Warren; Brandy Caldwell, Jackson; Liz Cockerill, Greenfield McClain;

        Laura McClung, Avon Lake; Nikki Altenweg, Perry; Jordan Cuddy, Geneva; Molly Rollo, Cleve. Hts. Beaumont; Kelly McLaughlin, Bay Village Bay; Alexandra Hill, Fairview Park; Kanisha Coward, Warrensville Hts.; Christina Neveu, Chesterland W. Geauga;

        Julie Buckler, Canton Cent. Cath.; Marisa Giarrana, Canton Cent. Cath.; Marianne Krezeczowski, Niles McKinley; Deandria Bethune, Akron Hoban; Kristy Gaudiose, Poland Seminary; Katie Kaczmarczyk, Medina Highland; K.J. Mroski, Hubbard; Lisa Dubinsky, Ravenna Southeast.

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