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March 17, 2011

Tague Named Tri-Rivers Conference Most Valuable Player

Skyler Alderton and Sabe Sears were named second team Tri Rivers all conference.

After helping lead her team to just the third state playoff berth in the program's history, Tri Rivers Conference coaches honored Scotland County's Ashley Tague as the league's most valuable player for the 2010-2011 season.

Tague averaged 12.2 points and 6.8 rebounds a game while also posting a team-best 3.8 steals and 3.1 assists a night.

The second straight conference title helped Knox County's John Weaver earn coach of the year honors.

Brody Heidenwith of Putnam County was named the boys MVP and TRC coach of the year was Jamie Tipton, Putnam County.

Joining Tague on the TRC 1st Team were Stacey Leckbee, senior, Knox County; Lesa Ford, senior Schuyler County; Jessica Linberger, senior, North Shelby; and Samantha Shipley, sophomore, Putnam County.

Named to the girls second team was Scotland County's Skyler Alderton. She averaged 9.3 points a game while shooting 39% from three-point range.

The rest of the second team included Kathleen Hinkle, junior, Knox County; Jordan Dunlap, junior, Milan; Caley Sessions, freshman, Schuyler County; and Marissa Shuey, sophomore, Putnam County.

Joining Heidenwith (senior) on the boys first team were Tim Gorman, senior, Schuyler County; Justin Reeves, senior, Knox County; Dieon Hunt, sophomore, Putnam County; and John Stoneburner, junior, North Shelby.

Scotland County's Sabe Sears was named to the TRC second team. He was joined by Blaine Robinson, senior, Putnam County; Aaron Fowler, senior, Schuyler County; Cooper Bankus, junior, Milan; and Royce Poore, freshman, Knox County.

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