Local basketball players receive 2016 all-league awards


Coaches have compared notes, wrangled with intangibles and arrived at their all-league squads for the 2015-16 season.

Here are the honored players in both the South Puget Sound League 3A and 2A ranks from the four area schools.

Enumclaw boys: Josh Erickson, senior, first team; Justus Rainwater, senior, third team.

Enumclaw girls: Kylie Rademacher, senior, first team; Sam Engebretsen, senior, second team. Additionally, the Enumclaw High girls team received the SPSL 3A Sportsmanship Award.

Sumner boys: Dawson Cutright, senior, third team.

Sumner girls: Joy Mahnken, junior, first team; Jaylin Borden, freshman, honorable mention.

Bonney Lake girls: Payton Mitchell, junior, first team; Brooklyn Gratzer, senior, honorable mention; Shaya McQueen, junior, honorable mention.

White River boys: Tyler Meadows, senior, first team; Alex Wallen, junior, second team; Chris Marmon, senior, honorable mention; Ryan Larsen, junior, honorable mention; Cameron Cawley, junior, honorable mention.

White River girls: Kendall Bird, junior, co-Most Valuable Player; Darian Gore, senior, first team; Maci Goethals, senior, first team; Georgia Lavinder, sophomore, second team; Sydney Andersen, senior, second team; Kayla Howard, senior, honorable mention. Also, Chris Gibson was named Coach of the Year.