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H.S. BASKETBALL: Six area players named to Sideling Hill League first teams

Three boys and three girls from the area were honored with all-star selections to the Sideling Hill League's First Teams.

Southern Fulton led the way with Connor Litton and Dylan Gordon earning first-team nods on the boys side, and Olivia Mottern getting the honor for the girls. Indian coach Kent Hendershot was named the boys basketball coach of the year, and Trent Rider was also a second-team selection.

McConnellsburg's boys and girls leading scorers, Chase Novak and Bronwyne Mellott, were both named to the first team, and Melissa Zeger earned a top spot for Fannett-Metal.

The Tigers also produced the area's only other second-team selection, as Mikell McGee earned the honor for the boys.

Forbes Road's only all-star nod went to Braylin Hohman, who was an honorable mention on the girls team.

Sideling Hill League All-Stars


Coach of the Year — Kent Hendershot, Southern Fulton

First team

Southern Fulton: Connor Litton, Dylan Gordon; McConnellsburg: Chase Novak; Chestnut Ridge: Tyler Wiley; Tussey Mountain: Parker Cornelius.

Second team

Fannett-Metal: Mikell McGee; Southern Fulton: Trent Rider; Chestnut Ridge: Jay Grubb; Tussey Mountain: Michael Mitchell; Southern Huntingdon: Drew Bender.

Honorable mention

Tussey Mountain: Andrew Bithell; Everett: Kyle Sheaffer.


First team

McConnellsburg: Bronwyne Mellott; Fannett-Metal: Melissa Zeger; Southern Fulton: Olivia Mottern; Evertt: Kadie Morral; Tussey Mountain: Breana Kendrick.

Second team

Northern Bedford: Sydney Snyder, Hannah Drenning; Tussey Mountain: Courtney Rupert, Amanda Stoudnour; Southern Huntingdon: Larissa Leonard.

Honorable mention

Forbes Road: Braylin Hohman; Chestnut Ridge: Katie Weaver; Everett: Kristen Mills.