Burro Cagers win awards
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 10:33 AM
'Two Lanesboro players have been named to the SEC All-Conference Girls Basketball Team. Another won Honorable Mention. Coaches from the SEC's ten teams vote on the awards, which placed 15 players from eight teams on the All-Conference team, and one from each school on the Honorable Mention list.
Senior forward Paige Hungerholt made her third appearance on the All-Conference team. She scored 342 points this year, for an average of 13.15 per game. Hungerholt also snagged 193 rebounds (7.42 per game), had 54 blocks (2.07 per game), 82 steals (3.15 per contest), and 64 assists, an average of 2.46 per outing.
Senior forward Bryn Harmon made her first appearance on the SEC All-Conference team. She notched 234 points, for an average of 8.66 per game. Harmon added 175 rebounds (6.48 per game), 22 blocked shots (.81 avg.), 80 steals (2.96 avg.), and 72 assists (2.66 avg.).
Honorable Mention went to Burro junior Alisa Warnes. She scored 190 points (7.3 avg.), had 175 rebounds (6.73 avg.), 11 blocks (0.4 per game), 26 steals (1.0 avg.), and 15 assists (0.6 per game).
Six of the 15 first team players were repeat selections. They included six seniors, four juniors, four sophomores, no freshmen, and one eighth grader. Seven forwards, six guards and two centers made the team.
Burro players also voted for team awards. Harmon was named Most Valuable Player, while Hungerholt won the Most Outstanding Player award. Freshman guard Bailey Gartner was recognized as Most Improved Player. The "Work Hard, Play Hard" award, "given to player(s) who lead by example and who do the little things in practice to make themselves and their teammates better players," was presented to sophomore forwards Lexi Lea and Andrea Villares.