Girls' basketball All-County Team
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 9:00 PM
Joining Kelsi Byrd on The Paper of Montgomery's All-County team for girls' basketball are: North Montgomery senior Becka Myers, Southmont juniors Cali Wetli and Alexa McKinsey, and Crawfordsville sophomore Lacey Garrett. Honorable mention selections are: North Montgomery senior Kiersten Hayes, Crawfordsville junior Kassidy Bonebrake and senior Shelby Haggard, and Southmont junior Jessi Shelton and senior Jess Chadd.
The Paper photo illustration by Lori Poteet
Myers was the Chargers' second leading scorer and rebounder behind Byrd. She averaged 9.9 points per game and grabbed 122 rebounds on the season. Along with Hayes, the trio helped the Chargers to a 16-7 record and a spot in the sectional championship. Hayes averaged just under five points per game and was second for the Chargers in both assists (48) and steals (37).
Wetli was the third highest scorer in the Sagamore at 17.7 points per game. McKinsey averaged 15.7 and led the conference in rebounding (281) and blocks (78). Welti was the second best rebounder in the SAC with 256 and both players averaged a double double on the year. Shelton set the Southmont school record for assists in a season with 91 and tied the single game record with nine. Chadd was an all around threat and senior leader for the Mounties en route to their nine win season. She averaged 6.1 points and offered up 70 assists while recording 35 steals. She also grabbed 63 rebounds and ran point for the Lady Mounties.
Garrett was the most potent threat for Crawfordsville at both ends of the court. She was second on the team in scoring with 10.7 points per game from the point guard position. This came up just behind Bonebrake's 12.1 and just above Haggard's 8.8 points per game. Garrett led the Lady Athenians in steals (70) and assists (98) while also grabbing 101 rebounds. In addition to leading Crawfordsville in scoring, Bonebrake grabbed 56 steals of her own and offered up 39 assists. Haggard missed part of the season with an ankle injury, but grabbed 57 boards and snatched 26 steals in her senior season. Haggard was also name to the Indiana Top 100 Senior list.
Congratulations to all athletes selected to The Paper of Montgomery County's All-County Girls' Basketball teams.