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Six Libby cagers make all-conference team

by Western News
| March 24, 2009 12:00 AM

Libby’s Joel Fuller and Conner Benson were named to the Northwestern A Conference basketball team. Fuller was also included on the Class A all-star squad.

Fuller, a 6-foot-1 senior guard, and Benson, a 5-foot-11 senior guard, helped the Loggers to a regular-season runner-up finish in the competitive Northwestern A. Colton Cannon, a 6-foot junior guard, was an honorable mention selection.

Counting all selections, Columbia Falls had four players honored. Libby, Whitefish, Polson and Ronan each had three.

As reported last week, Libby’s Jackie Mee and Brittany Martin made all-conference first team with Jaime Gilden included on the second team. The Lady Loggers finished second in the conference during the regular season.

Mee was also an all-state selection.

Columbia Falls, Libby, Bigfork and Polson each had three players on the first and second teams.

All-Northwestern A

Boys

First Team

Colt Idol, Whitefish; Mackey Nolan, Columbia Falls; Grant Getts, Columbia Falls; Joel Fuller, Libby; Conner Benson, Libby; Brock Boll, Bigfork.

Second Team

Kyle Bagnell, Polson; Tim Rausch, Polson; Mike Fisher II, Ronan; Aaron Tkachyk, Whitefish; Dallas Courdier, Ronan; Scott Taylor, Bigfork; Mitchell Wassam, Columbia Falls

Honorable Mention

David FauntLeRoy, Whitefish; Kyle Howell, Columbia Falls; Nolan Harris, Ronan; Craig Bagnell, Polson; Colton Cannon, Libby.

Girls

First Team

Kayla DeWit, Columbia Falls; Breanne Kelley, Polson, Kate Klundt, Whitefish; Alyssa Ladenburg, Columbia Falls; Brittany Martin, Libby; Jackie Mee, Libby; Roxy Thurman, Bigfork.

Second Team

Nicole Davey, Polson; Kelsey DeWit, Columbia Falls; Kailey Fierro, Bigfork; Jaime Gilden, Libby; Mallery Knoll, Bigfork; Carli Starkel, Ronan; Rochelle Woods, Polson.