Anchorage Daily News / Alaska Media All-State basketball teams

Posted: Monday, April 02, 2007

Anchorage Daily News / Alaska Media All-State basketball teams (Southeast players in bold)

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Class 4A Boys

First team: Jesse Bean, Wasilla, G, Sr. Damar Wilson, East, G,, Sr. Will Egolf, JDHS, F, Sr. Phillip Hearn, West, G, Sr. Damon Bell-Holter, Ketchikan, C, Jr.

Second team: Rylan Whilden, Dimond, G, Jr. Doug Gray, Colony, G, Jr. Marcus Lowe, Service, G, Jr. Markese Bookhard, Service, G, Sr. Dexter Pearce, Wasilla, G, Jr.

Honorable mentions: Jeremiah Collins, Wasilla; Jaron Murphy, Colony; Nate Saltzgiver, Kenai; Marc McGrory, Lathrop; Kevin Winford, Bartlett; Ryan Hanley, Dimond.

Player of the year: Jesse Bean, Wasilla.

Coach of the year: Jeff Bowker, Colony.

Class 4A Girls

First team: Talisa Rhea, JDHS, G, Sr. Jazzie Gaddy, East, C, Jr. Jenna Johnson, Wasilla, G, So. Sarah Watzke, Chugiak, G, Jr. Hillarie Putnam, Wasilla, G, Sr.

Second team: Sylvia Bullock, Service, C, Jr. Anne Wesser, Wasilla, F, Sr. Chrsita Kennedy, Soldotna, F, Sr. Kayla Harrison, JDHS, G, So. Sheena Pio, East, F, Sr.

Honorable mention: Kyl Quayle, West Valley; Liza Spano, South; Mikala Smith, Soldotna; Kyle Jennings, Chugiak; Karen Senette, Soldotna; Allie Grazulis, Colony.

Player of the year: Talisa Rhea, JDHS.

Coach of the year: Jeannie Hebert Truax, Wasilla.

Class 3A Boys

First team: Cameron Severson, Petersburg, F, Jr. Trevor McCay, Petersburg, G, Sr. John Clark, Mt. Edgecumbe, C, Sr. Kellan Moll, Grace Christian, C, Jr. Travis Pew, Eielson, F, Sr.

Second team: Leif Karlberg, Grace Christian, G, So. Charlie Hill, Eielson, G, Sr. Kynan Adams, Cordova, F, Sr. Steve Hanks, Heritage Christian, F, Jr. Matthew Millar, Heritage Christian, G, Jr.

Honorable mention: Joseph Stenglein, Unalaska; Chad Dyson, Anchorage Christian; Lou Karlberg, Grace Christian; Donovan Parker, Houston; Caleb McGraw, Mt. Edgecumbe; Jesse Blandford, Nome.

Player of the year: Cameron Severson, Petersburg.

Coach of the year: Rick Brock, Petersburg.

Class 3A Girls

First team: Piggy Pili, Barrow, F, Sr. Melissa Rima, Monroe Catholic, F, Sr. Anna Simmer, Anchorage Christian, F, So. Hannah Thompson, Nikiski, G, Sr. Becca Carlson, Nikiski, G, Sr.

Second team: Clarissa Samuels, Nome, G, Sr. Leisha Anderson, Cordova, G, Sr. Julianna Williams, Barrow, G, Jr. Michelle Villarma, Wrangell, G, So. Jen Mason, Houston, G, Jr.

Honorable mention: Malina Simmers, Anchorage Christian; Chelsea Dyson, Anchorage Christian; Callie Bell, Petersburg; Stacey Wells, Monroe Catholic; Florence Nukusuk, Mt. Edgecumbe; Tiffany Bennett, Dillingham.

Player of the year: Piggy Pili, Barrow.

Coach of the year: Ryan Myers, Barrow.

Class 1A/2A Boys

First team: Robert Burgess, Galena, F, Jr. Tim Field, Noorvik, G, So. Mason King, Bristol Bay, G, Jr. Donnie Jones, Buckland, C, Sr. Josh Christman, Tok, G, Sr.

Second team: Kyle Dierick, Yakutat. Evan Petla, New Stuyahok. Amos Lane, Point Hope. Tyler Hyslop, Tanana. Willy Zibell, Noorvik.

Honorable mention: Jeffrey Paniptchuk, Shaktoolik; Norman Carlo, Tanana; Tim Norton, Noatak; Michael Ajnasagga, Alak; Clifford Kaganak, Jr., Scammon Bay; Lawrence Jones, Buckland; Tyrone Towarak, Unalakleet; Ethan Wilkinson, Kwigillingok.

Player of the year: Roberto Burgess, Galena.

Coach of the year: Mike Zibell, Noorvik.

Class 1A/2A Girls

First team: Heidi Esbenshade, Yakutat, G, Jr. Krista Leman, Ninilchik, G, Sr. Ruth Nash, Point Hoe, G, Sr. Nancy Timothy, Point Hope, G, Sr. Violet Kakinya, Nunamiut, F, So.

Second team: Melissa Moffis, Cook Inlet Academy. Mari Dorris, Kalskag. Chelsea Skelton, White Mountain. Kayla Hopson, Nunamiut. Brittney Yatchmeneff, King Cove.

Honorable mention: Forest Walker, Buckland; Leann Sommer, Galena; Marisa Mack, King Cove; Katya McDalton, Kwethluk; Ashley Burgett, Galena; Tatania Gruber, Seldovia; Brooke Forsi, Cook Inlet Academy; Kayleigh Rice, Ninilchik; Athena Sam, Huslia.

Player of the year: Heidi Esbenshade, Yakutat.

Coach of the year: Amanda Gerke, Nunamiut.



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