Fonda-Fultonville’s Atty named MVP

Fonda-Fultonville's Jackson Atty (5) drives to the hoop between Canajoharie's La Anthony Fairley (1) and Marcus Johnson during a Western Athletic Conference game at Fonda-Fultonville High School on Dec. 20, 2019. Atty recently was named the Western Athletic Conference Hudson Division's Most Valuable Player. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Several area players were among those named to the Western Athletic Conference boys basketball all-star team.

Fonda-Fultonville’s Jackson Atty was named the Most Valuable Player in the Hudson Division, while Fonda-Fultonville’s Colin Kowalski, Mayfield’s Kyle Capparello and Canajoharie’s Derek Hyney were named first-team Hudson Division all-stars.

Fonda-Fultonville’s John Mancini and Andrew Georgia were named to the second team, along with Galway’s Carter Scribner and Carson Scribner.

Mayfield’s Aidan Halloran and Britain Goodemote, Canajoharie’s La Anthony Fairley and Fonda-Fultonville’s Jake Shaw were named honorable mention.

Rounding out the Hudson Division first team were Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons’ Rodney Parker and Noah Foster, while the Golden Knights’ Todd Williamson was named to the second team. Nacier Hundley was named honorable mention for Bishop Gibbons.

In the Mohawk Division, Schoharie’s Shane Helmstadt and Berne-Knox-Westerlo’s Zeke Pulliam shared Most Valuable Player honors.

Fort Plain’s Troy Butler and Robert Jordan were named first-team Mohawk Division all-stars, along with Northville’s Jason Ellsworth.

Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville’s Travis LaFountain and Northville’s Daniel VanNostrand were named second-team Mohawk Division all-stars, while Fort Plain’s Levi Thomas was named honorable mention.

Rounding out the first team in the Mohawk Division were Middleburgh’s Andrew Johns, Berne-Knox-Westerlo’s Mark Edwards and Duanesburg’s Zack Gamache.

Schoharie’s Fletcher Griffin and Duanesburg’s Jakob Stahl were named second-team Mohawk Division all-stars, while Schoharie’s John Blackwood, Quin Barton and Jon Scheuer, and Berne-Knox-Westerlo’s Zack Brink were named honorable mention

2019-20 Western Athletic Conference Boys Basketball All-Stars

Hudson Division

Most Valuable Player: Jackson Atty (Fonda-Fultonville)

First Team

Rodney Parker (Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons), Noah Foster (Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons), Kyle Capparello (Mayfield), Colin Kowalski (Fonda-Fultonville), Derek Hyney (Canajoharie)

Second Team

Andrew Georgia (Fonda-Fultonville), John Mancini (Fonda-Fultonville), Carter Scribner (Galway), Carson Scribner (Galway), Todd Williamson (Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons)

Honorable Mention

Aidan Halloran (Mayfield), Britain Goodemote (Mayfield), La Anthony Fairley (Canajoharie), Jake Shaw (Fonda-Fultonville), Nacier Hundley (Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons)

Mohawk Division

Co-Most Valuable Players: Shane Helmstadt, Schoharie), Zeke Pulliam, Berne-Knox-Westerlo)

First Team

Andrew Johns (Middleburgh), Troy Butler (Fort Plain), Mark Edwards (Berne-Knox-Westerlo), Zack Gamache (Duanesburg), Robert Jordan (Fort Plain), Jason Ellsworth (Northville)

Second Team

Fletcher Griffin (Schoharie), Travis LaFountain (Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville), Daniel VanNostrand (Northville), Jakob Stahl (Duanesburg)

Honorable Mention

John Blackwood (Schoharie), Quin Barton (Schoharie), Levi Thomas (Fort Plain), Jon Scheuer (Schoharie), Zack Brink (Berne-Knox-Westerlo)


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