Thompson, Rider headline All-Golden Valley teams

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Bronaugh Lady Wildcats' senior Katey Rider, goes to work in the post during a mid-season tournament matchup with the Northeast Arma (Kan.) Lady Vikings. Rider capped her terrific prep career by receiving the most GVVC girls' All-Conference votes. This season, Rider helped lead Bronaugh to its first Missouri Class 1 State Tournament berth since 1977. (Submitted photo)

Vernon County's four area schools were well represented in the recently released GVVC All-Conference teams. Receiving the most votes were Montrose's Gage Thompson and Bronaugh's Katey Rider.

* All-Golden Vallley Vernon County conference boys' first-team: Gage Thompson, Sr., Montrose; Tyler Strunk, Sr., Bronaugh; Drew Hon, Jr., Ballard; Kaleb Martin, Sr., Sheldon; Zavery Lamb, Jr., Sheldon; and Clayton Steward, Jr., Montrose.

* Boys' Second-Team: Dylan Wackerman, Jr., Miami; Joe Mader, Sr., Bronaugh; Chris Ahrens, Sr., Hume; and Jackson Prough, Fr., NEVC.

* Boys' Honorable Mention: Jack Rotert, So., Ballard; Colton Page, Jr., Ballard; Trent Hanlin, So., Montrose; and Brett O'Connor, So., Sheldon.

* All-GVVC girls' first-team: Katey Rider, Sr., Bronaugh; Abby Vogel, Fr., Montrose; Makinsey Conner, So., NEVC; Hannah Gorda, So., Hume; and Camryn East, Jr., Ballard.

* Girls' Second Team: Leah Plunkett, Jr., Montrose; Taylor Stratford, Sr., Bronaugh; Meckinize McCartney, Fr., Sheldon; Madison Talley, Sr., Miami; and Emmah Fillpot, Jr., Hume.

* Girls' Honorable Mention: Mandy Murphy, Sr., Bronaugh; Karlee Metcalf, Jr., Hume; Mahalia Swink, Fr., Sheldon; Alyssa Engeman, Jr., Montrose; and Amanda Teagarden, So., Ballard.

* GVVC conference champions: Montrose (boys), Bronaugh (girls). Class 1 District 6 champions: Montrose over Sheldon in boys' championship game, and Bronaugh over Drexel in girls' championship game.

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