It was an exciting season of basketball on the Hi-Line and the awards for many of the top players in Hi-Line high school basketball are just coming in.
The District 9C released its all-conference teams recently, as did the Northern C, with its Class C All-State selections.
On the boys side, North Star senior Jordy Donoven, Big Sandy junior Trevor Lacknerand Pioneer teammate, senior Justin Stevens all earned Class C All-State honors for their play in 2011-12. Donoven was a repeat all-state performer from a year ago.
Also earning 9C honors were Big Sandy’s Jessey Bailey and Kaden Beck, Chinook’s Brandon Riphenburg, Grant Tilleman and Scott Schmitt, Hays-Lodge Pole’s Trent Kirkaldie and Nolan Werk, Box Elder’s Jesse Ramos and North Star’s Karston Donoven.
A bevy of area girls also earned Class C All-State honors for 2011-12. Leading the way was Box Elder senior Aricka Wolf Chief, who was all state for a third time. Chinook senior Taryn Norby was also voted all state for the second straight year, while North Star senior Shelby Lipp also earned all-state honors for a second straight season. Big Sandy junior Mateila Cline was named all state, as was Chester/J-I senior Jenni Ghekiere.
Also earning District 9C honors was Big Sandy’s Molly Herron, Chinook’s Makhayla Farmer and Kayla Hanson, Box Elder’s Crystal Stamper and Brandi Buffalo, Hays-Lodge Pole’s Kristie Runs Above and Shakayla Whitecow and North Star’s Lisa Carlon.
District 9C Boys All-Conference
Jordy Donoven, Sr., North Star; Trevor Lackner, Jr., Big Sandy; Justin Stevens, Sr., Big Sandy; Trent Kirkaldie, Sr., HLP; Brandon Riphenburg, Sr., Chinook; Scott Schmitt, Jr., Chinook; Jesse Ramos, Sr., Box Elder; Grant Tilleman, Jr., Chinook; Jessey Bailey, Jr., Big Sandy; Kaden Beck, Jr., Big Sandy; Nolan Werk, Sr., HLP; Karston Donoven, Sr., North Star.
Northern C Boys All-State
Jordy Donoven, Sr., North Star; Cole Jelinek, Sr., Denton; Tiegan Johnson, Jr., Dutton-Brady; Chad Kananan, Jr., Roy-Winifred; Trevor Lackner, Jr., Big Sandy; Austin Malek, Sr., Highwood; Chance Muretta, Sr., Stanford; Dereyk Pearsall, Jr., Centerville; Kyle Pedersen, Sr., Power; Justin Stevens, Sr., Big Sandy; Clint Williams, Sr., Dutton-Brady; Nick Willis, Sr., Highwood; Dylan Woodhall, Jr., Stanford.
District 9C Girls All-Conference
Aricka Wolf Chief, Sr., Box Elder; Taryn Norby, Sr., Chinook; Shelby Lipp, Sr., North Star; Mateila Cline, Jr., Big Sandy; Brandi Buffalo, Jr., Box Elder; Makhayla Farmer, So., Chinook; Kristie Runs Above, Sr., HLP; Molly Herron, So., Big Sandy; Kayla Hanson, Sr., Chinook; Crystal Stamper, Sr., Box Elder; Lisa Carlon, Jr., North Star; Shakayla Whitecow, Jr., HLP.
Northern C Girls All-State
Mateila Cline, Jr., Big Sandy; Katlyn Delaney, Jr. Winnett-Grass Range; Martha Dembek, Jr., Winnett-Grass Range; Tayler Duvall, Sr., Geraldine; Katie Fetterer, So., Belt; Jenni Ghekiere, Sr., Chester/J-I; Shyla Goettemoeller, Jr., Denton; Shelby Lipp, Sr., North Star; Taryn Norby, Sr., Chinook; Raina O’Leary, Sr., Highwood; Kelsey Permann, Sr., Belt; Katelin Smith, So., Augusta; Aricka Wolf Chief, Sr., Box Elder.