CHBC's Micah Jones Named All-State

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Published on February 21 2013 7:59 pm
Last Updated on February 21 2013 7:59 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City's Micah Jones earned Class 1A First Team All-State honors. The 6-foot-1 senior has been one of the guiding forces for the Hornets this season as they head back to the state tournament for the third time in four years.

Jones is averaging 24.2 points a game, 16.4 rebounds and 5.2 assists. The Hornets will take on Mount Pulaski at 2 p.m. Friday at Redbird Arena in Bloomington/Normal. Jones has started for CHBC for four years and has been its leading scorer all four years. The Hornets finished second last year at the state tournament and was fourth in 2010.

Following are the first and second all-state teams in Class 1A and Class 2A:

CLASS 1A FIRST TEAM
Name                  School         Ht.  Yr.  Pts.
Taylor McClintock,Illini Bluffs,  5-11, Sr., 89
Celina VanHyfte, Annawan, 6-0, Jr., 89
Sophie Brunner, Freeport Aquin, 6-1, Sr., 85
Micah JonesCowden-Herrick, 6-1, Sr., 84
Allison WebbGoreville, 6-0, Sr., 80

CLASS 1A SECOND TEAM
Name             School           Ht.  Yr.  Pts.
Sarah Hansen Kewanne Wethersfield, 5-4, Sr., 65
Jessica Awe, Mount Pulaski, 5-3, Sr., 59
Megan Wienstroer, Okawville, 5-8, Sr., 58
Morgan Atherton, Century, 5-10, Jr., 40
Ashley Schneider, Nokomis, 5-9. So., 24

HONORABLE MENTION -- Andrea Dickerson (5-10 Sr., Mount Pulaski), Cassie Reiley (5-3 Sr., Prophetstown), Lauren Tollefson (5-5 Sr., Newark), Taylor Roach (5-6 Sr., Tri-Point), Amanda Geiger (6-1 Jr., Centralia Christ Our Rock Lutheran), McKaila Hays (5-7 Jr., Elgin Westminster Christian), Leslie Hardin (5-9 Sr., Madison), Adele Cook (5-2 Sr., Carrollton), Hannah Wallace (5-10 Sr., Brimfield)

CLASS 2A FIRST TEAM
Name             School        Yr.  Ht.  Pts.
Tyra Buss, Mount Carmel, Jr., 5-7, 90
Paige Rakers, Carlyle, Sr., 5-11, 84
Randa Harshbarger, Cham. St. Thm. More, Jr., 5-5, 74
Tori McCoy, Cham. St. Thm. More, Fr., 6-4, 70
Sophie Reecher, Byron, Sr., 6-3, 59

CLASS 2A SECOND TEAM
Name            School          Yr.  Ht.  Pts.
Rebekah Ehresman, El Paso-Gridley, 5-8, Jr.. 49
Kandie Bloch, Argenta-Oreana, 6-0, Sr., 44
Shaye Harre, Nashville, 5-10, Sr., 43
Devin Curry, Watseka, 5-6, Jr., 41
Cassidy Clark, Orion, 6-1, Sr., 36

HONORABLE MENTION -- Allie Schoonover (5-7 Sr., Pana), Maddie Timmerman (5-10 Jr., Breese Central), Lexi Wallen (5-11 Jr., Champaign St. Thomas More), Hannah Nimrick (5-10 Sr., Riverdale), Sophie Fairman (6-2 Sr., Staunton), Carly Childress (5-8 Sr., Vienna), Kendra Wilken (6-1 Fr., Breese Central), Morgan Corn (5-11 Sr., Benton), Jordi Harre (5-6 So., Nashville), Ali Ringering (5-8 Sr., Red Bud), Samantha Lambrigtsen (5-4 Jr., Oregon).