PREP BASKETBALL: Pfennigs, Kempton head all-Idaho hoop teams

Print Article

  • Pfennigs

  • 1

    Kempton

  • Pfennigs

  • 1

    Kempton

Post Falls High seniors Jake Pfennigs and Melody Kempton were named 5A boys and girls Players of the Year, respect-ively, as the Idaho Statesman newspaper of Boise announced its all-Idaho teams.

Pfennigs, a 6-foot-7 senior wing who has signed to play baseball at Oregon State, averaged 17.3 points, 11.8 rebounds and 3.4 assists.

“I think most teams just told themselves, ‘Hey, Jake is going to get his, so we just need to stop the other players,’” Mountain View coach Jon Nettleton told the Statesman.

Kempton, who has signed with Gonzaga, led the Trojans to a state title by averaging 16.0 points, 8.1 rebounds, 3.1 blocks, 2.5 steals and 2.0 assists per game. She is Post Falls’ career leader in points (1,486), rebounds (892) and blocked shots (211).

“Melody has incredible natural athleticism, incredible career numbers and an incredible motor,” Capital coach Blas Telleria told the paper.

Post Falls senior point guard Bayley Brennan, who averaged 14.1 points, 4.1 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game. Brennan has signed with Division II Seattle Pacific.

Marc Allert of Post Falls was named 5A girls Coach of the Year.

Post Falls senior guard Tanner McCliment-Call was named to the 5A boys second team.

Sandpoint senior guard Grace Kirscher, an Eastern Washington signee, was named to the 4A girls first team, and Moscow senior forward Gracey Meyer was named to the 4A girls second team.

Three Timberlake Tigers were named to the 3A girls second team — senior guards Lilly Kelley and Shelby Starr, and freshman forward Brooke Jessen.

Junior forward Kaci Haeg of St. Maries was named to the 2A girls second team.

Junior forward Bella Murekatete and junior point guard Rachel Schroeder of Genesis Prep were named to the 1A Division II girls first team. Murekatete averaged 20.6 points and 18.6 rebounds, and Schroeder averaged 16.7 points and 8.9 assists for the state runner-up Jaguars.

Junior guard Jonny Hillman and senior guard Junior Williams of Genesis Prep were named to the 1A Division II boys first team. Hillman, last year’s state Player of the Year, averaged 19.3 points, 3.9 assists and 3.3 rebounds as the Jaguars repeated as state champs. Williams averaged 10.7 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.6 assists.

Senior Chase Jerome of Kellogg was named to the 3A boys first team. Jerome averaged 15.7 points, 6.2 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 2.7 steals.

The all-Idaho teams were compiled by the Statesman, following voting by coaches statewide.

See complete teams at idahostatesman.com

Print Article

Read More Sports

PREP WRESTLING: Lake City sweeps; Lakeland, Coeur d’Alene win in duals at Kellogg

December 13, 2018 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press KELLOGG — After knocking off host Kellogg in its opener, Lake City clipped Lakeland 39-34 to sweep a pair of duals at Andrews Gymnasium on Wednesday. “Lakeland has a great program and great coaching...

Comments

Read More

State prep girls basketball media poll: Week 4

December 13, 2018 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press Records are through Dec. 11 Class 5A Team (1st-place votes) W-L Pts Pvs 1. Mountain View (8) 10-0 40 1 2. Eagle 7-2 29 2 3. Lake City 5-2 23 3 4. Boise 7-3 17 4 5. Timberline 5-3 5 — Others r...

Comments

Read More

THE FRONT ROW WITH MARK NELKE: The little cross country team that did

December 13, 2018 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press Perhaps you noticed in Wednesday’s paper how well the North Idaho Cross Country (NIXC) club team performed at the USATF Junior Olympic Cross Country National Championships last Saturday at Rancho San...

Comments

Read More

Bowling scores: Dec. 13

December 13, 2018 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press MEN HIGH GAMES — Leo Stephens 300, Scott Ellis 299, Darell Braaten 297. HIGH SERIES — Darell Braaten 802, Mark Stolley 796, Nick Borgaro 759. OTHER 240 GAMES — Rob Stratton Jr. 258-256, Dennis Bar...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(208) 664-8176
215 N. Second St
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814

©2018 The Coeur d'Alene Press Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X