Chapmanville’s Browning, Logan’s Sipple first team all-conference


By Paul Adkins - [email protected]



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.

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All-Cardinal Conference

Girls’ Basketball Team

FIRST 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

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SECOND TEAM

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

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HONORABLE MENTION

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

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By Paul Adkins

[email protected]

Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @PAdkinsBanner.

Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @PAdkinsBanner.

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