Pedley, Leavitt, Toure make all-state teams

By the Tri-City Herald March 30, 2012 

SEATTLE -- The accolades continue to roll in for city of Kennewick basketball players.

On Thursday, Kamiakin's Justin Pedley and Khadidja Toure and Kennewick High's Bryce Leavitt were named to The Associated Press All-State teams.

Pedley led the Braves to the Class 3A state semifinals and a No. 1 ranking throughout the season in the AP poll. Kamiakin lost in the semifinals and the third-place game, finishing fifth.

Toure led the Kamiakin girls team to a 23-0 record before the Braves went two-and-out in the state tournament. She was named the CBBN Most Valuable Player and scored a school-record 48 points in a game against West Valley during the regular season.

She has signed to play at Oregon State this fall.

Kennewick's Leavitt led the Lions to one of the best seasons in school history, coming within a game of the state tournament. He was named the MVP of the CBBN and helped hand Kamiakin its only regular season loss.

Davis' David Trimble was named the overall MVP, after he helped lead the Pirates to its first state basketball title in nearly 50 years. He is the three-time CBBN 4A MVP and led the Pirates in scoring and assists. Davis defeated Central Valley to win the state title.

Prairie's Heather Corral edged out Seattle Christian's Katie Collier for girls state player of the year. Corral led the Falcons to the Class 3A state title. Her older sister Ashley, who won the NCAA 3-point shootout Thursday for Southern California, won the AP player of the year award in 2008.

Chiawana's Sadie Sparks and Davis' Devonte Luckett were both named honorable mention to the Class 4A teams.

In Class 3A, Sunnyside's Israel Manzo was honorable mention, while Mabton's Josh Sanchez made honorable mention in Class 1A.

In Class 2B, Liberty Christian's Jake Siefken earned honorable mention and in Class 1B, Sunnyside Christian's Trevor Wagenaar and Brandon Broersma were honorable mention.

On the girls side, Grandview's Payton Parrish (Class 2A) was honorable mention, Sunnyside Christian's Marisa Broersma (Class 1B) made the first team and Bickleton's Jamie Venema (Class 1B) was honorable mention.

Kansas-bound guard Anrio Adams from Seattle's Rainier Beach was a near unanimous choice as the Class 3A player of the year, while talented Clover Park sophomore Ahmaad Rorie was voted the 2A player of the year. Rorie averaged 23 points per game and has already given a verbal commitment to California.

In Class 1A, Issac Reimer of Lynden Christian was selected the player of the year. In Class 2B Brandon Gfeller from Colfax and Kwinn Hanson of Northwest Christian of Colbert shared player of the year honors, and Derek Isaak of Almira/Coulee-Hartline was the Class 1B selection.

Collier, who played in the McDonald's all-American game on Wednesday night, spent most of the season undergoing chemo treatments after being diagnosed with leukemia last September. She was healthy enough to return to the floor and was named the Class 1A player of the year.

Clarkston's Jamie Weisner, who went to Walla Walla her first two years in high school, was a unanimous selection as the Class 2A honoree, while sophomore Brittany McPhee of Mount Rainier was the choice in Class 4A. Reardan's Kelsey Moos was voted the Class 2B player of the year, while Haley Moser of Colton was the 1B selection.

2012 Associated Press Washington all-state teams:

BOYS

State player of the year, all classifications -- David Trimble, sr., Davis.

Class 4A

Player of the year -- David Trimble, sr., Davis.

First team -- Trimble; Jordan Chatman, sr., Union; Zach LaVine, jr., Bothell; Luke Hamlin, sr., Snohomish; Darius Johnson-Wilson, sr., Curtis.

Honorable mention -- Jason Todd, soph., Jackson; Devonte Luckett, sr., Davis; Caleb Dressler, sr., Evergreen.

Class 3A

Player of the year -- Anrio Adams, sr., Rainier Beach.

First team -- Adams; Mitch Brewe, Seattle Prep; Justin Pedley, sr., Kamiakin; Brett Bailey, University; Bryce Leavitt, sr., Kennewick.

Honorable mention -- Tre'Shaun Lexing, jr., Lincoln; Darien Nelson-Henry, sr., Lake Washington; Mitch Penner, sr., Kennedy Catholic; Israel Manzo, sr., Sunnyside; Zach Banner, sr., Lakes.

Class 2A

Player of the year -- Ahmaad Rorie, soph., Clover Park.

First team -- Rorie; Nate Wielenga, sr., Lynden; Brad Wallace, jr., River Ridge; Sam Byers, sr., Kingston; James Keum, Lindbergh.

Honorable mention -- David Crisp, soph., Clover Park; Rem Bakamus, sr., Mark Morris; Landon Rushton, sr., North Thurston; Zach Taylor, Cedarcrest.

Class 1A

Player of the year -- Isaac Reimer, jr., Lynden Christian.

First team -- Reimer; Derek Huck, sr., Naches Valley; Andrew Reddout, sr., Granger; Joe Townsend, sr., Okanogan; Josh Sanchez, sr., Mabton.

Honorable mention -- Brandon Castro, sr., Granger; Derrell Pascal, sr., Zillah; Cooper Elliott, sr., Cashmere; Jordan King, sr., Life Christian; Jesse Wallace, sr., Toledo.

Class 2B

Co-Players of the year -- Brandon Gfeller, jr., Colfax and Kwinn Hanson, sr., NW Christian (Colbert).

First team -- Gfeller; Hanson; Zach Carras, sr., NW Christian (Lacey); Ty Egbert, sr. Lake Roosevelt; Lawrence Fiander, sr., White Swan.

Honorable mention -- Tyler Clark, Concrete; Jake Siefken, sr., Liberty Christian; Justin Berarducci, sr., Colfax; Anthony Heintzman, sr., Toutle Lake; Wyatt Parker, sr., Wahkiakum; Nate Trotter, sr., Adna.

Class 1B

Player of the year -- Derek Isaak, Almira/Coulee-Hartline

First team -- Isaak; Ronnie Tadios-Tahkeal, jr., Taholah; Trevor Wagenaar, sr., Sunnyside Christian; Brandon Broersma, jr., Sunnyside Christian; David Greenwood, Mount Rainier Lutheran.

Honorable mention -- Dustin Patchen, Colton.

GIRLS

Player of the year, all classes -- Heather Corral, sr., Prairie,

Class 4A

Player of the year -- Brittany McPhee, soph., Mount Rainier.

First team -- McPhee; Taylor Buie, sr., Emerald Ridge; Brooke Pahukoa, jr., Lake Stevens; Brooke Gallaway, Central Valley; Brooke Bowen, sr., Skyview.

Honorable mention -- Sadie Sparks, sr., Chiawana; Darah Huertas-Vining, Federal Way; Ali Forde, sr., Woodinville.

Class 3A

Player of the year -- Heather Corral, sr., Prairie.

First team -- Corral; Sasha Weber, sr., Timberline; Khadidja Toure, sr., Kamiakin; Airashay Rogers, sr., Hazen; Jadea Brundidge, Franklin.

Honorable mention -- Caitlin Carr, sr., Auburn Mountainview; Brianne Lasconia, sr., Shorecrest; Margreet Barhoum, sr., Meadowdale; Jackie Lanz, jr., Prairie; Jalen Carpenter, sr., Bremerton.

Class 2A

Player of the year -- Jamie Weisner, Clarkston.

First team -- Weisner; Kortney Grattic, sr., Lynden; Uriah Thomas, sr., W.F. West; Sammi Jo Blodgett, sr., Wapato;Yasi Mohsenian, sr., East Valley (Yakima).

Honorable mention -- Mariah Swanson, jr., Burlington-Edison; Kourtney Eaton, fr., Mark Morris; Ciara Pedroni, sr., Fife; Payton Parrish, jr., Grandview.

Class 1A

Player of the year -- Katie Collier,sr., Seattle Christian.

First team -- Collier; Kara Staggs, jr., Okanogan; Carly Meister, sr., Elma; Alyssa Maine, Freeman; Maddi Seidl, jr., Castle Rock.

Honorable mention -- Rachel Staudacher, Cedar Park Christian (Bothell); Jasmine Hommes, sr., Lynden Christian; Lexi Cameron, sr., Goldendale.

Class 2B

Player of the year -- Kelsey Moos, Reardan.

First team -- Moos; Amber Jones, sr., White Swan; Carley Kitzman, sr., Naselle; Kendra Staymates, sr., Riverside Christian; Chandler Smith, soph., Brewster.

Honorable mention -- Mandy Southard, sr., Entiat; Kami Bates, sr., NW Christian (Lacey); Dani Grosshans, Adna; Demi Sahlinger, Napavine; Chantel Heath, Reardan.

Class 1B

Player of the year -- Haley Moser, Colton.

First team -- H. Moser; Marisa Broersma, sr., Sunnyside Christian; Cherish Moss, sr., Neah Bay; Jenna Moser, soph., Colton; Amanda Humphreys, Lummi.

Honorable mention -- Linda Cook, sr., Mary M. Knight; Jamie Venema, jr., Bickleton; Grace Druffel, sr., Colton; Lindsay Loe, Columbia (Hunters); Briann Maley, sr., Rosalia.

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