Basketball all-conference teams named


By Nathan Ham - [email protected]



Judd Price, whose season came to an end with a foot injury, still played well enough to earn all-conference honors.


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Malachi Poe finished up a strong senior season by being named as an all-conference performer.


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Chloe Sullivan was one of two Lady Husky players on the all-conference team.


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For the second season in a row, sophomore Sam Woods received all-conference honors for her stellar play this year.


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WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County had four all-conference players and four honorable mention players on the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference award list released last week.

Senior Chloe Sullivan and sophomore Sam Woods represented the Lady Huskies while seniors Judd Price and Malachi Poe were on the men’s all-conference team.

Freshman Hallie Treva and senior Sydney Kate Grubb received honorable mention recognition, as did senior Noah Blevins and junior Grant Thompson.

The MVAC Men’s Player of the Year Award was split between a pair of deserving players. Conference leading scorer Joah Logan from East Wilkes and North Wilkes guard Jordan Wallis both shared the honor. Alleghany’s Tommy McKnight was named MVAC Coach of the Year while leading Alleghany to a share of the conference title with Wilkes Central.

For the women, Alexis Pardue of East Wilkes was named MVAC Player of the Year while North Wilkes head coach Steven Phillips took home MVAC Coach of the Year honors after leading the Lady Vikings to the regular season and conference tournament championships.

Men’s all-conference team

Skylar Brooks (Wilkes Central)

Jesse Brown (West Wilkes)

Griffin Cass (Starmount)

Levi Church (Wilkes Central)

Tyler Hanks (Alleghany)

Austin Hawkins (Alleghany)

Noah Johnson (Wilkes Central)

Joah Logan (East Wilkes)

Malachi Poe (Ashe County)

Judd Price (Ashe County)

Daniel Pruitt (North Wilkes)

Jake Richardson (North Wilkes)

Zach Shumate (Wilkes Central)

Hunter Todd (Alleghany)

Jordan Wallis (North Wilkes)

Women’s all-conference

Savannah Billings (North Wilkes)

Gracie Brown (East Wilkes)

Kamre Gibbs (Wilkes Central)

Cameron Hawkins (Alleghany)

Alexis Hoppers (Alleghany)

Elizabeth Huffman (West Wilkes)

Tess Jolly (East Wilkes)

Skylar Martin (Starmount)

Kailey McNeil (Wilkes Central)

Alexis Pardue (East Wilkes)

Emily Phillips (North Wilkes)

Chloe Sullivan (Ashe County)

Kylie Thomas (Elkin)

Samantha Woods (Ashe County)

Victoria Young North Wilkes)

Men’s honorable mention

Noah Blevins (Ashe County)

Trey Blevins (East Wilkes)

Jay Boddie (Wilkes Central)

Beau Burgess (Elkin)

Trey Dezern (Starmount)

Tanner Edwards (Alleghany)

Jasiah Ferguson (Wilkes Central)

Chase Ford (West Wilkes)

Lucas Rife (Alleghany)

Tristin Shears (Elkin)

Evan Shepherd (West Wilkes)

Justin Shepherd (North Wilkes)

Grant Thompson (Ashe County)

Bryce Vestal (East Wilkes)

Jonathan Wagoner (North Wilkes)

Eric Wiles (Starmount)

Women’s honorable mention

Karson Anderson (Wilkes Central)

Laken Brown (Elkin)

Chloe Ford (Starmount)

Maggie Freed (Starmount)

Sydney Kate Grubb (Ashe)

Julie Harrison (West Wilkes)

Lauren Johnson (East Wilkes)

Abigail Keesling (Alleghany)

Lakyn Mathis (East Wilkes)

Skyler McPherson (West Wilkes)

Sapphire Nichols (North Wilkes)

Chloe Osborne (Elkin)

Haley Rife (Alleghany)

Hallie Treva (Ashe)

Lacey Triplett (Wilkes Central)

Avery Wood (North Wilkes)

Nathan Ham can be reached at 336-489-3062.

Judd Price, whose season came to an end with a foot injury, still played well enough to earn all-conference honors.
http://jeffersonpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_Judd-Price-vs-West-Wilkes-1.jpgJudd Price, whose season came to an end with a foot injury, still played well enough to earn all-conference honors. Nathan Ham | Jefferson Post

Malachi Poe finished up a strong senior season by being named as an all-conference performer.
http://jeffersonpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_Malachi-Poe-vs-Elkin-3.jpgMalachi Poe finished up a strong senior season by being named as an all-conference performer. Nathan Ham | Jefferson Post

Chloe Sullivan was one of two Lady Husky players on the all-conference team.
http://jeffersonpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_Chloe-Sullivan-vs-Bunker-Hill-4.jpgChloe Sullivan was one of two Lady Husky players on the all-conference team. Nathan Ham | Jefferson Post

For the second season in a row, sophomore Sam Woods received all-conference honors for her stellar play this year.
http://jeffersonpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_Sam-Woods-vs-West-Wilkes-6.jpgFor the second season in a row, sophomore Sam Woods received all-conference honors for her stellar play this year. Nathan Ham | Jefferson Post

By Nathan Ham

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