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Maddie Georges denies a pass. (Photos by JohnsPhotos.net)

It’s a bit lopsided.

League champ La Conner and state champ Mount Vernon Christian accounted for 11 of 16 All-League picks when Northwest 2B/1B League coaches honored their top female basketball players.

The 2B Braves, who went undefeated in league, then finished fourth at state, have seven selections, including MVP Sarah Cook.

MVC, which only lost to La Conner and 1A power King’s before going on to claim the 1B hoops crown, have four players and their coach on the list of honorees.

Coupeville, which finished third in the seven-team league, was the only other school to land recognition for more than one player.

Junior point guard Maddie Georges was a Second-Team All-League pick, while senior gunner Audrianna Shaw earned Honorable Mention status.

 

Complete All-League awards:

 

MVP:

Sarah Cook — Senior — La Conner

 

Coach of the Year:

Jeff Droog — Mount Vernon Christian

 

Sportsmanship:

Friday Harbor

 

First-Team All-League:

Rachel Cram — Senior — La Conner
Josie Harper — Junior — La Conner
Ellie Marble — Junior — La Conner
Juna Swanson — Senior — La Conner
Hannah Van Hofwegen — Junior — Mount Vernon Christian

 

Second-Team All-League:

Bethany Carter — Sophomore — Orcas Island
Maddie Georges — Junior — Coupeville
Allie Heino — Sophomore — Mount Vernon Christian
Kylee Russell — Senior — Mount Vernon Christian
Caitlin Vander Kooy — Junior — Mount Vernon Christian
Ellalee Wortham — 8th grade — La Conner

 

Honorable Mention:

Ava Ashcroft — Freshman — La Conner
Mia Blackmon — Junior — Friday Harbor
Audrianna Shaw — Senior — Coupeville
Alyvia Wright — Senior — Darrington

Audrianna Shaw slaps home a runner.

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Coupeville senior Xavier Murdy capped his prep hoops career by being tabbed the Northwest 2B/1B League MVP. (Photos by JohnsPhotos.net)

Brad Sherman, who led the CHS boys to state for the first time since ’88, was named Coach of the Year by his peers.

Dominate the season, dominate the awards.

The Coupeville High School boys basketball team swept to a Northwest 2B/1B League title this winter, finishing 11-0 against conference rivals.

Now, the Wolves have been rewarded for their play, sweeping both MVP and Coach of the Year, in addition to seeing four other players earn honors.

Senior Xavier Murdy, who paced Coupeville in virtually every stat category, was picked by NWL coaches as the best player in the league for the 2021-2022 season.

His own mentor, Brad Sherman, who led CHS to a 16-2 record, a league title, a Bi-District crown, and a trip to state, earned Coach of the Year honors.

Wolf seniors Hawthorne Wolfe and Caleb Meyer were tabbed as First-Team All-League players, with junior Alex Murdy landing Second-Team status.

Sophomore Logan Downes, who came off the bench to become Coupeville’s #3 scorer this season, was an Honorable Mention selection.

 

Complete All-League awards:

 

MVP:

Xavier Murdy — Senior — Coupeville

 

Coach of the Year:

Brad Sherman — Coupeville

 

Sportsmanship:

Concrete

 

First-Team All-League:

Diego Lago — Junior — Orcas Island
Caleb Meyer — Senior — Coupeville
Dylan Roberson — Senior — Friday Harbor
Hawthorne Wolfe — Senior — Coupeville
Nick Wyatt — Junior — Mount Vernon Christian

 

Second-Team All-League:

Owen Aamot — Junior — Concrete
Billy DeJong — Junior — Mount Vernon Christian
Alex Murdy — Junior — Coupeville
Julian Pedrosa — Senior — Mount Vernon Christian
Isaiah Price — Junior — La Conner

 

Honorable Mention:

Logan Downes — Sophomore — Coupeville
Ben Rozema — Junior — Mount Vernon Christian
Miles Sidzyik — Senior — La Conner
Sam Sutton — Sophomore — Orcas Island
Phoenix Tillequots — Senior — Darrington

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Carolyn Lhamon earned First-Team All-League honors. (Photos by JohnsPhotos.net)

Three was the magic number.

The Coupeville High School girls soccer squad landed a trio of players on the All-Conference team Monday, as Northwest 2B/1B League coaches handed out recognition.

Junior midfielder Carolyn Lhamon and senior defender Mary Milnes landed on the First-Team, while junior defender Nezi Keiper earned Honorable Mention status.

Mount Vernon Christian teammates Abby Russell and Kylee Russell shared MVP honors, with Friday Harbor claiming the team sportsmanship award, and Coach of the Year for Kevin Cullen.

Mary Milnes was one of the top defenders in the Northwest 2B/1B League.

 

First-Team All-League:

Meg Carrier – Junior – Forward – Friday Harbor
Carolyn Lhamon – Junior – Midfielder – Coupeville
Lily Long – Junior – Midfielder – Mount Vernon Christian
Mary Milnes – Senior – Defender – Coupeville
Ahyram Orozco – Senior – Defender – Friday Harbor
Sage Penwell – Senior – Goalie – Friday Harbor
Elle Perkins – Senior – Midfielder – Friday Harbor
Abby Russell – Junior – Forward – MVC
Emily Russell – Sophomore – Forward – MVC
Kylee Russell – Senior – Midfielder – MVC
Hannah Van Hofwegen – Junior – Midfielder – MVC

 

Honorable Mention:

Delaney Cobb – Senior – Midfielder – La Conner
Karris Drake – Senior – Midfielder – La Conner
Nezi Keiper – Junior – Defender – Coupeville
Grace Van Pelt – Freshman – Goalie – MVC

Nezi Keiper’s lock-down defense was hailed by NWL coaches.

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Coupeville senior booter Xavier Murdy was tabbed as a First-Team All-Conference pick. (Photo by JohnsPhotos.net)

They think we’re classy.

Northwest 2B/1B League boys soccer coaches honored Coupeville High School with the team sportsmanship award when All-Conference teams were announced Monday.

It was one of two honors earned by the Wolves, as senior midfielder Xavier Murdy was also named as a First-Team All-League pick.

Tommy Anderson of Orcas Island and Jeffrey Evans of Providence Classical Christian shared league MVP, while Terry Turner was tabbed as Coach of the Year after leading Orcas to the state title.

 

First-Team All-League:

Tommy Anderson – Junior – Midfielder – Orcas Island
Jackson Baron – Senior – Goalie – Providence Classical Christian
Jeffrey Evans – Senior – Midfielder – PCC
Reuben Hall – Sophomore – Midfielder – Mount Vernon Christian
William Ibarra-Garcia – Senior – Midfielder – Orcas Island
Cadence Kraayveld – Forward – Orcas Island
Diego Lago – Junior – Defender – Orcas Island
Keith Larkin – Senior – Defender – PCC
Xavier Murdy – Senior – Midfielder – Coupeville
Luke Totten – Junior – Goalie – Friday Harbor
Mason Wilson – Senior – Forward – La Conner

 

Second-Team All-League:

Austin Birkhofer – Junior – Forward – Grace Academy
Colby Border – Junior – Midfielder – Friday Harbor
Alex Bravo – Freshman – Forward – PCC
Erik Corbin – Junior – Defender – Friday Harbor
Colby Faber – Junior – Defender – MVC
Nicholas Lenhardt – Senior – Midfielder – Grace Academy
Andrew Letsche – Junior – Midfielder – PCC
Julian Pedrosa – Senior – Forward – MVC
Ethan Smith – Senior – Defender – PCC
Toby Smith – Senior – Defender – Orcas Island
Paxton White – Junior – Goalie – Orcas Island

 

Honorable Mention:

Malachi Cary – Junior – Forward – Lopez Island
Ben Rozema – Junior – Midfielder – MVC

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Whether playing in Coupeville or Britain, Makana Stone is among the best on the hardwood.

The American assassin scores one more time.

Coupeville High School grad Makana Stone capped a whirlwind first season of overseas basketball by being named Friday to the Women’s National Basketball League Team of the Year in England.

Repping Loughborough University, the former Wolf finished second in WNBL coaches voting.

Harriet Welham, who led Ipswich to the league title, claimed Player of the Year honors for a second-straight season.

Stone, Esther Little of Ipswich, Isi Ozzy-Momodu of CoLA Southwark, and Sitota Gines Espinosa of Reading round out the All-League squad.

Three of the five honorees are from England, with Stone springing from Cow Town, USA, and Gines Espinosa a Spaniard.

Welham, who topped all WNBL scorers at 25.9 points per game, received five first-place votes from coaches, and 40 total points, with Stone edging out Little 24-23 in voting.

After graduating from Coupeville, Josh and Eileen Stone’s daughter had an impressive four-year run at Whitman College in Walla Walla, then headed off to the land of tea and crumpets, basketball in hand.

She had an immediate impact at Loughborough, helping the Riders go 13-6 and finish third in a 10-team league.

Loughborough, which advanced to the semifinals of the postseason tourney, was 13-4 when Stone suited up, and 0-2 without her.

Andre Stone’s lil’ sis hit the shot of the year — banking in a buzzer beater to KO Ipswich in the team’s first meeting — and routinely threw down double-doubles all season.

She finished with 270 points, 231 rebounds, 33 assists, 58 steals, and eight blocked shots.

 

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