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April 2, 2013

ALL-AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL: Kittens the big collectors

Bradley, Robinson get top honors




Player (School)    Year

Savannah Anderson (Lewis County)    Sophomore

Brooke Callihan (West Carter)    Senior

Faith Conn (Rowan County)    Junior

Haley Sue Foutch (Ashland)    Sophomore

Logan Fraley (Boyd County)    Sophomore

Taylor Frye (Lewis County)    Senior

Kaylyn Gambill (Ashland)    Senior

Bryana Greenhill (East Carter)    Junior

Arden Gross (Russell)    Senior

Destiny Jones (Greenup County)    Senior

Kristen Mayo (East Carter)    Eighth-grader

Taylor Porter (Lawrence County)    Senior

Sarah Price (Bath County)    Freshman

Alexis Robinson (Ashland)    Sophomore

Amber Shepherd (Johnson Central)    Senior

Emily Stewart (Boyd County)    Senior

Tierra Taylor (Fleming County)    Senior

Paige Warren (Menifee County)    Senior

Taylor Wheeler (Boyd County)    Sophomore

PLAYER OF THE YEAR — Alexis Robinson (Ashland)   

COACH OF THE YEAR — Bill Bradley (Ashland)

Honorable Mention: Ashland — Sydney Cullop; Bath County — Tayler Rogers, Shae Sparks; Boyd County — Morgan Kenser; East Carter — Kelsey Stumbo, Megan Stickler; Elliott County — Ashley Holbrook; Fairview — Brittany Bell; Greenup County — Micah Leslie, Sydney Webb; Lawrence County — Kara Kirk, Ashleigh Adkins, Shelby Hay, Savannah Cyrus; Lewis County — Emily Frye; Menifee County — Haley Layne, Ashton Woodard; Morgan County — Cheyenna Ferguson; Paintsville — Shelby Carroll, Andria Hansford, Kerrigan Samons; Raceland — Krystal Keeton; Rose Hill — Myriah Porter; Russell — Hope Parsley.

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    Swimmer Kenzie Pennington had one last chance to make the cut for this year’s YMCA Long Course National Championships.
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    July 24, 2014

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