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Wednesday, February 27, 2013Girls Basketball: Unbeaten Ottoville claims top honors
The Big Green's Abby Siefker was named the PCL Player of the Year while Dave Kleman was tabbed as the coach of the year.
Siefker, a 6-foot-2 junior who is headed to Bowling Green State University, averaged a double-double as she led Ottoville with 17.0 points and 11.7 rebounds per game.
Kleman guided the Big Green to their second straight unbeaten regular season as Ottoville rolled up a 21-0 record.
Other players on the first team include Continental's Paige Ordway, Leipsic's Amber Gerdeman, Miller City's Melissa Michel and Ottoville's Rachel Beining.
Gerdeman, a 6-1 junior forward, averaged 12 points and 10.9 rebounds per game for Leipsic while Michel, a 5-10 senior forward, tossed in 17.8 points and 11.9 rebounds per game.
Beining, a 6-foot senior, scored 11.9 points and added 39 blocked shots for Ottoville.
No stats were available for Ordway.
Paige Ordway, Continental; Amber Gerdeman, Leipsic; Melissa Michel, Miller City; Abby Siefker, Ottoville; Rachel Beining, Ottoville.
PLAYER OF THE YEAR -- Abby Siefker, Ottoville.
COACH OF THE YEAR -- Dave Kleman, Ottoville.
Macy Schroeder, Fort Jennings; Jackie Gardner, Kalida; Haley Gerten, Leipsic; Nicole Vorst, Ottoville; Megan Maag, Pandora-Gilboa.
COLUMBUS GROVE -- Sydney McCluer, Samantha Stechschulte. CONTINENTAL -- Leva Weller, Taylor Williamson. FORT JENNINGS -- Ashley Gable, Gabbi German. KALIDA -- Amy Smith, Summer Holtkamp. LEIPSIC -- Shalynn Morman, Kelly Nadler. MILLER CITY -- Haley Lammers, Brandi Gerschutz. OTTOVILLE -- Rachel Turnwald, Taylor Mangas. PANDORA-GILBOA -- Vanessa McCullough, Keri Conine.
Scholastic Awards Team
CONTINENTAL -- Hannah Baker, Leva Weller, Krystle Prowant, Vanessa Koppenhofer. FORT JENNINGS -- Gina Stechschulte, Gabbi German, Macy Schroeder. KALIDA -- Amy Smith, Kristi Honigfort, Julia Vandemark. LEIPSIC -- Kendra Gerten. MILLER CITY -- Melissa Michel, Brandi Gerschutz. OTTOVILLE -- Rachel Turnwald, Rachel Beining, Abby Siefker. PANDORA-GILBOA -- Ashley Williams.
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