Photo by Tim Patrick Photography The LBHS boys’ varsity team: back row from left, assistant coach Tim Boonstra, Leif Portman-Bown, Josh Frey, Carter Dornfeld, Micah Klemmeck, coach Kyle Acord. Front row from left, Brendan Saling, Ben Klemmeck, Chase VanderYacht, Zane Herrera, Connor Cooley, Andrew Reggiatore.

Photo by Tim Patrick Photography

The LBHS boys’ varsity team: back row from left, assistant coach Tim Boonstra, Leif Portman-Bown, Josh Frey, Carter Dornfeld, Micah Klemmeck, coach Kyle Acord. Front row from left, Brendan Saling, Ben Klemmeck, Chase VanderYacht, Zane Herrera, Connor Cooley, Andrew Reggiatore.

Five Mountain Lions earn All-League recognition

Team awards for the Liberty Bell High School boys’ and girls’ basketball programs were announced at team banquets during the past week. All-League teams were also announced, with a total of five Mountain Lions earning All-League honors.

Seniors Connor Cooley and Micah Klemmeck were named to the Central Washington boys’ 2B North All-League second team. Senior Ben Klemmeck received honorable mention. Five of the six players named to the All-League first team are from Brewster High School.

At the team’s awards banquet on Monday (Feb. 29), Micah Klemmeck was named most-valuable player and senior Chase VanderYacht was named most-inspirational. Cooley and Ben Klemmeck received the coach’s award. Senior Andrew Reggiatore earned best defensive player honors, and junior Leif Portman-Bown was named most-improved player. Junior Zane Herrera was named the junior varsity’s most-valuable player.

Junior Lauren Fitzmaurice and sophomore Katie Labanauskas were named to the Central Washington girls’ 2B North All-League second team. Liberty Bell won the league’s team sportsmanship award for the second consecutive year.

At the team’s awards banquet last week, senior Monica Chavey and junior Exie Romero received the captains’ award. Romero was also named most-inspirational player. Fitzmaurice received the coaches’ award. Fitzmaurice and Labanauskas were co-winners of most-valuable player honors.

For the junior varsity squad, Emily Paul received the most-inspirational award, Amanda Dwinell was voted most-valuable player, Ava Mott was named the most-improved player, and Megan Dammann and Amanda Dwinell were named co-captains.

Photo by Tim Patrick Photography The LBHS girls’ varsity team: Back row from left, coach Ed Smith, Haley Bakke, Monica Chavey, Lauren Fitzmaurice, Katie Labanauskas, Carlynn Treise. Front row from left, Exie Romero, Lauren Ochoa, Nadine Treise, Amanda Dwinell, Emily Paul.

Photo by Tim Patrick Photography

The LBHS girls’ varsity team: Back row from left, coach Ed Smith, Haley Bakke, Monica Chavey, Lauren Fitzmaurice, Katie Labanauskas, Carlynn Treise. Front row from left, Exie Romero, Lauren Ochoa, Nadine Treise, Amanda Dwinell, Emily Paul.

Central Washington boys’ 2B North
All-League

First team

Chance Williams, senior, Brewster

Timbo Taylor, senior, Brewster

Josh Hammonds, senior, Brewster

Cade Smith, senior, Brewster

Edgar Najera, junior, Brewster

Chance Garvin, Lake Roosevelt

Second team

Connor Cooley, senior, Liberty Bell

Micah Klemmeck, senior, Liberty Bell

Jake Palmer, senior, Lake Roosevelt

Bryce Glover, junior, Oroville

Andrew Mieirs, junior, Oroville

Honorable mention

Ben Klemmeck, senior, Liberty Bell

Isidro Najera, senior, Brewster

Brevin Evenson, junior, Bridgeport

Taren Redstar, senior, Lake Roosevelt

Josiah Desautel, junior, Lake Roosevelt

Eduardo Escalera, sophomore, Manson

Bo Charlton, junior, Manson

Clay Ashworth, senior, Okanogan

Gage Wilson, freshman, Okanogan

Spencer Martin, freshman, Oroville

Player of the year: Chance Williams, Brewster

Coach of the year: Jay Thacker, Oroville

Team sportsmanship: Bridgeport

Central Washington girls’ 2B North All-League

First team

Jill Townsend, junior, Okanogan

Jordyn Boesel, junior, Okanogan

Keanna Egbert, senior, Okanogan

Cayden Diefenbach, senior, Okanogan

Lachelle Bearcub, senior, Lake Roosevelt

Markie Miller, senior, Brewster

Second team

Katie Labanauskas, sophomore, Liberty Bell

Lauren Fitzmaurice, junior, Liberty Bell

Alexis Jones, junior, Okanogan

Maret Miller, sophomore, Brewster

Kayla St. Pierre, sophomore, Lake Roosevelt

Honorable mention

Marlisa Garcia, sophomore, Brewster

Yvette Sanchez, sophomore, Brewster

Mysti Dick, junior, Lake Roosevelt

Samantha Martinez, junior, Bridgeport

Maddee Ward, junior, Manson

Faith Martin, senior, Oroville

Mikayla Scott, senior, Oroville

Kayla Willis, junior, Tonasket

Ashlynn Willis, junior, Tonasket

Jenna Valentine, senior, Tonasket

Player of the year: Jill Townsend, Okanogan

Coach of the year: Stephanie Schertenleib, Tonasket

Team sportsmanship: Liberty Bell