Players, coaches honored in East Central District in basketball
Several area high school basketball players and coaches earned all-district honors in the East Central District by the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA).
In Class 5, Ben Chaney and Landon Mills were named to the first team all-district with JD Powell named to the second team. Troy Buchanan High Coach Ryan Meyers was named Coach of the Year.
In Class 1-3, Kenny Lesley, and Charles Fraction, both of Elsberry and David Bauer, Winfield, were named to the first-team. Rahiem Porter, of Elsberry and Aaron Aubuchon, of Winfield were named to the second team. Ryan Parker, Elsberry head coach, was named Coach of the Year.
In girls Class 5, Madeline Thoroughman and Haley Meyer, Troy Buchanan, were named to the first team and their coach, Bryce Gregory, was the Coach of the Year. In Class 1-3, Brittni Hagemeier, of Elsberry was a first-team selection and teammate Tanner Bencomo, a member of the second team.