A total of 17 Section II players were among those honored on the recently announced 2013-14 New York State Sportswriters Association and Coaches Organization for Girls Sports girls' basketball all-state teams for Class A, B and C.
Johnstown senior Hope Cerasuolo was named a fifth-team all-star in Class B, while Fonda-Fultonville junior Emily Parslow was named to the eighth team.
Several other Section II playears were named to the Class B all-state team.
Johnstown’s Hope Cerasuolo (24) goes up for a shot over Broadalbin-Perth’s Tatiana Ivery as B-P’s Nicole Traver looks on during a Jan. 7 Foothills Council game at Johnstown High School. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)
Fonda-Fultonville’s Emily Parslow (4) dribbles around Voorheesville’s Stephany Keenan during Tuesday’s Colonial Council girls basketball game at Fonda-Fultonville High School. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)
That group included Tamarac's Jenna Erickson (third team), Tamarac's Adiya Henderson (fourth team), Watervliet's Teagan Clough (seventh team and Schalmont's Hailee Metzold (ninth team),
Utica Notre Dame's Emily Durr was named Class B Player of the Year, while Utica Notre Dame coach Mike Plonisch was named Class B Coach of the Year.
In Class C, Greenwich's Alexis Case and Hoosic Valley's Lauren Madigan were named first-team all-stars.
Maple Hill's Lindsay Mannion was named to the third team, while Hoosic Valley's Alyssa Paul was named to the sixth team. Maple Hill's Bella Nelson and Albany Academy's Emily Padalino were named eighth-team all-stars.
Randolph's Mckenna Maycock and Harpursville's Miranda Drummond shared Class C Player of the Year honors, while Hoosic Valley's Walter Dorman and Chatauqua Lake's Eric Schuster shared the Class C Coach of the Year award.
In Class D, Warrensburg's Erin Langworthy and Fort Edward's Brittni Sardina were named first-team all-stars.
Fort Edward's Lexi Thomas was named to the second team, Fort Ann's Molly Bailey was named to the fourth team and Fort Ann's Kayla Prosser was named to the fifth team.
Franklin's Jordan Beers was named Class D Player of the year, while Romulus' Damon Nicholson was named Class D Coach of the Year.
2013-14 New York State Sportswriters and Coaches
Organization for Girls Sports All-State Team
Section II Selections
Jenna Erickson (Tamarac)
Adiya Henderson (Tamarac)
Hope Cerasuolo (Johnstown)
Teagan Clough (Watervliet)
Emily Parslow (Fonda-Fultonville)
Hailee Metzold (Schalmont)
Alexis Case (Greenwich), Lauren Madigan (Hoosic Valley)
Lindsay Mannion (Maple Hill)
Alyssa Paul (Hoosic Valley)
Bella Nelson (Maple Hill), Emily Padalino (Albany Academy)
Co-Coach of the Year: Walter Dorman (Hoosic Valley)
Erin Langworthy (Warrensburg), Brittni Sardina (Fort Edward)
Lexi Thomas (Fort Edward)
Molly Bailey (Fort Ann)
Kayla Prosser (Fort Ann)