4 Vikings earn Sky-Em all-star team honors

Four Siuslaw Vikings — two boys and two girls — were among the Sky-Em League all-stars for the 2018-19 basketball season.

Freshman Braydon Thornton and sophomore Jacob Foskett were honorable mention on the boys team, while sophomores Gracie Freudenthal and Lindsey Long were honorable mention on the girls team.

Sky-Em League Boys

  • Players of the Year: Cory Stover, Marshfield and Max Whittaker, Marist Catholic
  • Coach of the Year: Bart Pollard, Marist Catholic.
  • First Team — Cory Stover, sr, Marshfield; Max Whittaker, sr, Marist Catholic; Grant Webster, sr, Marshfield; Nick Stice, jr, Marist Catholic; Trae Knabe, sr, Junction City; J.J. Anderson, jr, Marist; Cameron Gibson, sr, Junction City.
  • Second Team — Jordy Miles, sr, Marshfield; Creek Lufkin, sr, Cottage Grove; Bryson Forsman, soph, Elmira; Grant Woolsey, sr, Marshfield; Jacob Marr, soph, Elmira.
  • Honorable Mention — Chase Cutsforth, sr, Marist Catholic; Keegan Cook, sr, Elmira; Jasper Nichols-Ferguson, sr, Cottage Grove; Braydon Thornton, fr, Siuslaw; Ryan Crowley, sr, Junction City; Johnathan Prescott, sr, Junction City; Jacob Foskett, soph, Siuslaw; Chase Howerton, sr, Marshfield.

Sky-Em League Girls

  • Players of the Year: Tess Garrett, Marshfield, and Fallon Hanson, Junction City
  • Coach of the Year: Bruce Bryant, Marshfield
  • First Team — Tess Garrett, sr, Marshfield; Fallon Hanson, sr, Junction City; Madison Ficek, sr, Marist Catholic; Hailey Browning, sr, Marshfield; Mariah Ohman, sr, Junction City; Matty Ladd, soph, Cottage Grove; Reilly Kelty, jr, Cottage Grove.
  • Second Team — McKayla Myrand, sr, Marshfield; Sydney Greene, sr, Elmira; Alli Bedacht, jr, Junction City; Ruby Vlahov, soph, Marist Catholic; Gracie Brugnoli, sr, Marshfield.
  • Honorable Mention — Ema Gardner, jr, Cottage Grove; Gracie Freudenthal, soph, Siuslaw; Maggie Stephenson, sr, Marist Catholic; Gracie Arnold, fr, Cottage Grove; Abby Doerr, jr, Marist Catholic; Jazmin Chavez, sr, Marshfield; Alex Locati, sr, Marist Catholic; Lindsey Long, soph, Siuslaw.


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