A total of seven local girls basketball players — six from Gallia County and one from Meigs County — were selected to the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association District 13 teams.
Locally, South Gallia garnered the most spots with three players, River Valley was next with two choices, while Gallia Academy and Southern picked up a spot apiece. Meigs in Division I-II, and Eastern in Division III both came up empty on this year’s list.
For the Lady Raiders on the Division I-II list, senior Hannah Jacks was named to the first team, after making the list on the second team each of the last two seasons. River Valley also had a first-time honoree, with junior Lauren Twyman as a special mention.
Also on the Division I-II list, senior Maddy Petro represents Gallia Academy for a third year in a row, this time on first team. Petro was a special mention last winter, and a second team choice as a sophomore.
For the Lady Rebels in Division IV, junior Jessie Rutt picked up her second career all-district nod at special mention, after also making the list as a freshman. South Gallia had a pair of first-time all-district honorees, with freshmen Macie Sanders and Tori Triplett on special mention.
Also in Division IV, Southern junior Kayla Evans was named to the special mention portion of the list for a second straight season.
Vinton County senior Morgan Bentley was the Division I-II Player of the Year and the North-South Representative, with Warren’s Olivia Alloway as the North-South alternate. Vinton County’s Rod Bentley was named Coach of the Year for Division I-II.
In Division III, the Player of the Year and North-South Representative was Addi Dillow and the Coach of the Year was Rick Roach, both of whom represent Coal Grove. Federal Hocking’s Paige Tolson is the North-South alternate.
Trimble claimed both special awards in Division IV, with Briana Orsborne as Player of the Year and Joe Richards as Coach of the Year.
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