Eight local players named to CCC girls first team


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Tri-Village coach Brad Gray guided his team to a perfect 12-0 record in the Cross County Conference this season earning the Coach of the Year honors.

Tri-Village coach Brad Gray guided his team to a perfect 12-0 record in the Cross County Conference this season earning the Coach of the Year honors.


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Austy Miller


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Belle Cable


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Corina Conley


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Emma Printz


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Lissa Siler


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Maddie Downing


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Meghan Downing


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Taylor Gray


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Darke County players captured eight of the 10 first team selections for the 2018-19 Cross County Conference girls basketball season.

The only two players to make first team not from Darke County schools were Miami East’s Morgan Haney, who was named the league’s Player of the Year, and Covington’s Samantha Whiteman.

The remaining eight spots were filled by freshmen Taylor Gray of Arcanum and Austy Miller of Bradford, juniors Belle Cable and Corina Conley of Franklin-Monroe, and four players from league champion Tri-Village including senior Emma Printz, juniors Lissa Siler and Maddie Downing and freshman Meghan Downing.

Tri-Village coach Brad Gray was also named Coach of the Year.

Whiteman is the league’s scoring leader with 23.2 points per game followed by Haney at 20.3 points per game and then Conley at 18.0 points per game. Gray ranks third in the league in rebounding at 9.2 per game. She also scores at a rate of 12.7 points per game. Cable is fifth in the league in assists with 3.5 per game. Miller is fifth in scoring with 15.2 points per game. Siler is sixth in scoring at 13.7 points per game, while Maddie Downing ranks second in rebounds (9.5) and Meghan Downing is fifth in rebounds (9.1). Printz averages 12.0 points per game and 3.1 assists per game.

The All-Conference second team members are Ansonia’s Trinity Henderson, Arcanum’s Madelyn Fearon and Kayla O’Daniel, Bethel’s Kenna Gray, Bradford’s Skipp Miller, Covington’s Claudia Harrington, Franklin-Monroe’s Kennedy Morris, Miami East’s Camryn Miller, National Trail’s Makena Laird and Newton’s Brooke Deeter.

Those named special mention in the league are Riley Marker (Ansonia), Gracie Garno (Arcanum), Olivia Reittinger (Bethel), Bianca Keener (Bradford), Lauren Christian (Covington), Chloe Peters (Franklin-Monroe), Rori Hunley (Miami East), Sidnie Hunt (Mississinawa Valley), Evan Byrd (National Trail), Mallory Dunlevy (Newton), Sidney Jackson (Tri-County North), Andi Bietry (Tri-Village) and Mackenzie Neal (Twin Valley South).

Tri-Village coach Brad Gray guided his team to a perfect 12-0 record in the Cross County Conference this season earning the Coach of the Year honors.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/02/web1_Coach_Gray.jpgTri-Village coach Brad Gray guided his team to a perfect 12-0 record in the Cross County Conference this season earning the Coach of the Year honors. Dale Barger | For The Daily Advocate

Austy Miller
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/02/web1_Austy-Miller.jpgAusty Miller Dale Barger | For The Daily Advocate

Belle Cable
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/02/web1_Belle-Cable.jpgBelle Cable Dale Barger | For The Daily Advocate

Corina Conley
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/02/web1_Corina_Conley-2-.jpgCorina Conley Dale Barger | For The Daily Advocate

Emma Printz
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/02/web1_Emma-Printz.jpgEmma Printz Dale Barger | For The Daily Advocate

Lissa Siler
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/02/web1_Lissa-Siler.jpgLissa Siler Dale Barger | For The Daily Advocate

Maddie Downing
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/02/web1_Maddie-Downing.jpgMaddie Downing Dale Barger | For The Daily Advocate

Meghan Downing
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/02/web1_Meghan-Downing.jpgMeghan Downing Dale Barger | For The Daily Advocate

Taylor Gray
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2019/02/web1_Taylor-Gray.jpgTaylor Gray Dale Barger | For The Daily Advocate

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