Area players earn TRL basketball honors

By JOCELYN SHEETS
Register Sports Editor

Sixteen area high school basketball players were rewarded for their efforts during the 2008-2009 season by Three Rivers League coaches recently.
Undefeated league champion Crest High had three named to the boys’ 2009 All-TRL first team. Seniors Brandon Newton and Todd Johnston were unanimous selections. Junior Bryan Newton is also on the first team.
Area players joining the Lancers on the first team are seniors Drew Johnson and Travis Aikins of Uniontown and seniors Drew Stevenson and Tom Stinnett of Marmaton Valley.
Garnering honorable mention were Crest senior Travis Buck and junior Zach Stinnett and Uniontown junior Ben Dixon.
Uniontown High’s girls landed two on the girls’ All-TRL first team — junior Abbie Smith and freshman Jacy Ermel. Crest senior Kerry Stoneking was named to the 12-player elite team.
Receiving honorable mention were Crest senior Tana Schooler and junior Amanda Strickler and Uniontown senior Kait Spainhoward.