West’s Deaton Named WVC Player of the Year; All-WVC Includes Krueger(Merrill), Clary(Rapids), Michaelis(Marshfield), Vechinski(Rapids)

The Wisconsin Valley Conference has announced its All Conference Girls Basketball Team.

Leading the team is WVC Player of the Year Kiley Deaton of Wausau West.

Joining Deaton on the All WVC First Team are Courtney Krueger of Merrill, Megan Clary and Vanessa Vechinski of Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln, and Maddie Michaelis of Marshfield.

Wausau West Head Coach Tom Weinkauf was named the WVC Player of the Year.

1st Team
Name School Yr. Ht.
* Kiley Deaton Wausau West 12 5’11”
* Courtney Krueger Merrill 12 5’8″
* Megan Clary Wis. Rapids Lincoln 11 5’7″
* Maddie Michaelis Marshfield 12 5’7″
Vanessa Vechinski Wis. Rapids Lincoln 12 5’7″

*=denotes unanimous selection.

2nd Team
Name School Yr. Ht.
Lexie White Wausau West 10 5’10”
Zoe Fink Stevens Point 11 5’8″
Kiara Hammond D.C. Everest 11 5’7″
Emma Jossie Stevens Point 10 5’8″
Grace Michalske Wausau West 12 5’8″

Honorable Mention
Name School Yr. Ht.
Danni Langseth D.C. Everest 12 6’0″
Hanna Stuedemann D.C. Everest 12 5’8″
Quincy Lang Marshfield 12 5’7″
Danielle Minsaas Marshfield 10 5’9″
Crystal Dearth Merrill 12 5’10”
Claire Drew Merrill 12 5’10”
Tahlia Moe Stevens Point 10 5’10”
Lauren Strasman Stevens Point 10 5’11”
Kit Kronberger Wausau East 12 5’8″
Abby Thompson Wausau East 12 5’7″
Kenzie Deaton Wausau West 10 5’9″
Chelsea King Wis. Rapids Lincoln 11 5’7″
Alli Martin Wis. Rapids Lincoln 12 5’11”

Player of the Year: Kiley Deaton, Wausau West
Coach of the Year: Tom Weinkauf, Wausau West

NOTES: Kiley Deaton and Courtney Krueger were first team selections last year. Megan Clary, Zoe Fink, Maddie Michaelis, Hanna Stuedemann and Vanessa Vechinski were second team selections last year. Kiara Hammond, Emma Jossie, Chelsea King, Alli Martin, Grace Michalske, Tahlia Moe and Abby Thompson were honorable mention selections last year.

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David Keech
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David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]