CLARION – Clearfield Area High School forward Breanna Peters has been selected to play in the Sportsmanship I/Clarion County YMCA District 9 All-Star Games Saturday April 6 at Clarion High school, according to a release by D9Sports.com.
Top senior basketball players from schools throughout District 9 will be featured, with tip-off for the girls game at 6 p.m. and the boys game to follow at approximately 7:30.
Peters, who averaged 15.2 points and 12.2 rebounds for the Lady Bison, is on the roster of the team to be coached by Roger Walter, whose Clarion team won both the Keystone Shortway Athletic Conference and District 9 Class A titles.
The 5-9 standout will be joined by Clarion-Limestone’s Kiana Laugand (16.3 ppg), Clarion’s Mercy Kroh (8.0 ppg), Bradford’s Alex Vinelli (10.1 ppg), Coudersport’s Taylor Green (8.6 ppg), A-C Valley’s Kelsey Boocks (13.0 ppg), Keystone’s Courtney Greathouse (12.0 ppg), Brookville’s Lanae Newsome (12.8 ppg) and Karly Reinsel (11.0 ppg) and Cranberry’s Sune Swart (13.3 ppg). Keystone’s Morgan Johnson (18.1 ppg) also is on the team but will not play because of an injury.
They will be opposed by a team coached by Ann Nuzzo, who has guided Bradford to back-to-back District9 Class AAA championships.
She will count on two of the top players from the D9 League, Bradford’s Kaserra Owens (17.3 ppg) and St. Marys’ Adair Gennocro (14.1 ppg), to lead the way, for Brookville’s Aisha Newsome (10.4 ppg), Cameron County’s Brooke Dunsmore (14.2 ppg), Otto-Eldred’s Ashley Brown (12.1 ppg), Kane’s Dawn Saquin (7.5 ppg), Elk County Catholic’s Taylor DaCanal (11.0 ppg), DuBois’ Cara Labrasca (13.2 ppg), Keystone’s Malinda Brozenick (8.7 ppg) and Clarion’s Ashley Hummell (11.4 ppg). Kane’s Kaila Jamerson (11.9 ppg) also is on the team but won’t play because of an injury.
Coaches for the boys game are Kurt Becker of District 9 Class AA boys’ champion Brockway and Eddie Baumcratz of KSAC champion and District Class A third-place North Clarion.
Becker’s team will feature District 9’s top-two leading scorer in Ryan Willison (25.2 points per game) of Cranberry and Zach Smith of Smethport (22.3 ppg) along with Elk County Catholic’s Clayton Housler (14.7 ppg), Clarion’s Camron Kirkland (11.6 ppg), Coudersport’s John Rigas (14.5 ppg), Sheffield’s Shequan Wright (9.8 ppg), Johnsonburg’s Mitch Holmberg (7.5 ppg), Brockway’s Clay Anderson (13.7 ppg), North Clarion’s Mitch Obenrader (19.3 ppg) and Keystone’s Tyler Beichner (18.0 ppg).
Baumcratz’s team also boasts a pair of 20-point per game scorers in Clarion’s Roland Shannonhouse (21.6 ppg) and A-C Valley’s Ryan Bartley (20.8 ppg) as well as Ridgway’s Jesse Reynolds (17.5 ppg), A-C Valley’s Brody Irwin (11.8 ppg), Bradford’s Mike Wilber (12.9 ppg), Johnsonburg’s Quinn Luhr (8.4 ppg), Oswayo Valley’s Spencer Howard (13.9 ppg), Cameron County’s Tyler Wigfield (14.5 ppg), Smethport’s Clayton Schuler (12.9 ppg) and North Clarion’s Kyle Howarth (16.0 ppg).