Winchester freshman voted TEC’s best
Winchester freshman Maddie Lawrence was voted the Tri-Eastern Conference girls basketball Player of the Year as the All-TEC team was announced Friday. Lawrence led the 20-6 Falcons to their first sectional title since 2013 with 16.2 points, 7 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 3.2 steals per game.
Union City led the way with four selections after winning TEC, sectional, regional and semistate championships.
All-TEC selections were junior Justiss Cantu, seniors Courtney Wise and Baylee Hartman and senior Kora Kerns as an Honorable mention.
Lawrence was joined by sophomore Kira Robinson on the All-TEC team and senior Liz Pegg was honorable mention, as the Falcons won a sectional championship.
Other All-TEC selections were Kerrigan Neff and Kylei Klein of Lincoln, Payton Moore and Karlee Winkhart of Tri, Brytni Dale of Hagestown, Sierra Dowler of Union County, Madi Clay of Northeastern and Ella Chew of Centerville.
Honorable mentions were Allie Owens of Lincoln, Addy Edwards of Tri, Madison Brown of Hagerstown, Tara Williams of Union County, Kelli Drake of Northeastern and Alex McFarland of Centerville.
Union City went 7-0 to win the TEC title for a third straight year, 24-5 overall and advanced to the IHSAA Class A state championship, the first girls basketball team in the TEC and Randolph County to do so.
Wincheter (20-6) was 6-1 in the TEC, followed by Lincoln (19-4, 5-2), Tri (16-7, 4-3), Hagerstown (8-13, 3-4), Union County (8-16, 2-5), Northeastern (4-19, 1-6) and Centerville (6-16, 0-7).