Wetzel Tyler All-Star Girls Basketball Team
Heading up the team is Captain Kyndra Pilant a four year starter for the Magnolia Blue Eagles and a 1,000 plus scorer and rebounders. She is the all-time leading pont getter in Blue Eagle school history and is headed to Concord College next season to further her basketball career. Pilant was a 68 percent free throw shooter and the best shot blocker in the county.
She is a 6′ 1′ senior guard/forward who averaged nearly 20 points while hauling in 10 rebounds and getting five steals her senior year.
Magnolia also landed LaraAnn Smith on the first team as the 5’8″ forward added eight points and four rebounds per contest. She showed tremendous improvement from last season and got better with each game.
Regan Hale also made the team as the Blue Eagles 5’9″ forward hit the boards hard for 4 caroons a game and added four points and three rebounds while being the toughest defender on the team, blocking nie shots on the season.
Paden City also landed three players on the 12 member team with senior Abbe Stackpole a 5″2′ senior speedster gaining a guard spot. Stackpole lettered four years for the Wildcats and was known for her hustle and tenacious defense. She was a great ball handler and passer. Her scoring average her senior year was six points, and she also added five assists and two steals per game.
Wildcat freshman sensation McKenzie Thomas a 5’4″ forward, did it all for the Cats. She led the team in scoring averaging nine points per game while hitting 61 percent of her free throws. She also had four rebounds and two steals each game. Keep your eves open for her she’s going to be a dandy.
Skylar Fulks a 5’4″ senior forward earned her spot on the team as she completed her fourth staight year in the program. She led the team in rebounding with eight per contest and followed that upwith seven points each outing. She has continued to improve each time she steps on the floor and has a good basketball attitude.
Hundred has Sydney Duckworth a 5’0’senior guard named to the team along with Mahalah Britton a 5″11′ junior center was the top rebounder and shot blocker for the Hornets. Duckworth was the lone senior on the Hornets squad and provided great leadership as well as scoring.
Tyler also has two picks to the team with senior Allie Miller 5′ 10″ and sopomore Cleigh Phillips 5′ 7″ both earning spots. Miller provided good scoring and rebounding for the Knights as well as being a team leader. Phillips in her second year as a starter was the Knights top scorer and handled the ball most of the time. She stood out on the defensive side as the teams player in steals.
Valley high school is represented by Shayanne Moore and Rachel Bates. Moore was the teamstop scorer, whilejunior forward, center Rachel Bates was the teams best rebounder with over 500 rebounds for her career.
River Pilots senior center Alli Long was the teams top scorer and rebounder, while sopomore guard Kylie Piatt was the second leading scorer.