Kara Browning and Ally Sipple were honored on Tuesday with spots on the All-Cardinal Conference Girls’ Basketball First Team.
Browning, a Chapmanville Regional High School guard, and Sipple a guard at Logan High School, were the only two Logan County players named to the first team.
Chapmanville’s Madison Webb and Olivia Dalton were on the second team, while Logan’s Kaileah Williams and Chapmanville’s Kylee Blair were named honorable mention all-conference.
CRHS advanced all the way to the Class AA Region 4 co-championship game but lost 52-37 last week at Winfield.
Winfield, the regular season Cardinal Conference champions, were represented on the first team by ZZ Russell and Mary Lawman.
Tyra Joplin of sectional champion Mingo Central was on the first team, while the Miners’ Katie Ball and Xziah Rhodes were on the secon team. Kylee Varney of Mingo Central was honorable mention.
The voting was conducted by the 10 Cardinal Conference coaches.
Also on the first team were: Aerial Adkins and Maddie Wilcox of Wayne; Casey Skeens and Aubrey Chandler of Poca; Nadia Legros of Nitro; and Laila Arthur of Sissonville.
Winfield and Poca are set to represent the Cardinal Conference in the girls’ state tournament this week at the Charleston Civic Center.
Winfield has the third seed, while Poca is the No. 6 seed.
Winfield (22-3) is scheduled to open play in the state tournament on Thursday at 9 p.m. against No. 5 Lincoln (20-5). Poca (18-7) takes on No. 3 North Marion (21-4) on Thursday at 9:30 a.m.
The other two first-r0und games have No. 2 Fairmont Senior (21-4) taking on No. 7 Bridgeport (16-9) at 1 p.m. in an All-Big Ten Conference matchup and No. 1 seed Bluefield (21-2) battling it out with No. 8 River View (19-6) at 5:30 p.m.
The Class AA semifinals are set for Friday at 11:15 a.m. and 7:15 p.m.
The state championship game is Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
Girls’ Basketball Team
ZZ Russell, Winfield
Mary Lawman, Winfield
Aerial Adkins, Wayne
Maddie Wilcox, Wayne
Casey Skeens, Poca
Aubrey Chandler, Poca
Nadia Legros, Nitro
Laila Arthur, Sissonville
Tyra Joplin, Mingo Central
Kara Browning, Chapmanville
Ally Sipple, Logan
Lakyn Adkins, Wayne,
Madi Ord, Poca
Torri Porterfield, Nitro
Mikayla Long, Sissonville
Katie Ball, Mingo Central
Xziah Rhodes, Mingo Central
Madison Webb, Chapmanville
Olivia Dalton, Chapmanville
Emily Foley, Scott
Sydney Cavender, Winfield
Meagan Cavender, Winfield
Mara McGrew, Winfield
Whitney Sanson, Wayne
Sarah Fisher, Poca
Leslie Boley, Nitro
Marleigh Bays, Sissonville
Kylee Varney, Mingo Central
Kylee Blair, Chapmanville
Kaileah Williams, Logan
Brooke Burns, Scott
Taylor Carpenter, Herbert Hoover
Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @PAdkinsBanner.