CdA star Idaho 5A Player of Year
Coeur d’Alene senior basketball standout Sydney Williams was honored for leading the Vikings to the State 5A girls championship.
Williams, who has signed with the University of San Diego, was named the All-Idaho 5A Player of the Year in the Sunday Idaho Statesman newspaper. The honor along with the All-Idaho teams are voted on by the coaches.
Williams averaged 16.5 points and 5.5 rebounds while shooting 52.6 percent from the field. Teammate Brittany Tackett, a 5-10 wing who has signed with Lewis-Clark State College, and Lewiston’s 6-foot junior wing, Emilee Schlader, were named to the first team.
CdA senior guard Madison Sumner is on the second team.
In 5A boys, Lake City seniors Kyle Guice and JJ Winger were named to the second team. Winger has signed a letter of intent to play at Commnity Colleges of Spokane.
• In 3A, Timberlake’s Kellie Lawler was the lone freshman named to the first team.
A 5-8 guard, Lawler scored 21 points to go with six rebounds, three assists and three steals in the state final.
Priest River senior Jill Weimer, a 5-10 post, also was named to the first team.
Timberlake also had two girls named to the second team – freshman Allison Kirby, a 5-7 guard, and senior Jessica Norlander, a 6-foot senior post.