The Joplin Globe
The seventh annual KSEK/KLKC Via Christi all-star basketball games will be played Sunday at the St. Mary’s-Colgan Fieldhouse in Pittsburg.
The girls game tips off at 1 p.m., and the boys game will follow. Also scheduled are 3-point shooting contests for boys and girls and a boys slam dunk contest.
Rosters were selected by a vote of coaches in southeast Kansas. Coaches could not vote for their own players.
The girls rosters:
Team KSEK — Hannah Tourtillott, G, Fort Scott; Nina Spence, G, Baxter Springs; Jaymie Nesbitt, G, Oswego; Kylie Ewing, F, Independence; Shelby Trout, G, Chanute; Baylea White, F, Jayhawk-Linn; Jamie Jackson, G, Chetopa; Hadyn Herlocker, G, Girard; Alaura Short. F, Pittsburg; Michaela O’Brien, F, Labette County; Bricynn Johnson, F, Oswego (injured, will not play).
Team KLKC — Ashleigh Grimes, G, Baxter Springs; Bethany Barlow, G, Caney Valley; Kailey Cleaver, G, Erie; Hope McLeod, G, Girard; Sadie Atkins, F, Labette County; MacKenzie Dunbar, F, Riverton; Brenna Olson, G, Chanute; Lizzy Willis, F, Pittsburg; Abbie Herkelman, F, Field Kindley; Karesa Lewis, G, Pleasanton.
The boys teams:
Team KSEK — Tanner McNutt, G, Humboldt; Brock Gilmore, F, Chanute; Jake O’Brien, F, St. Paul; Dylan Weaver, F, Riverton; Tanner Ellis, G, Pittsburg; Dontae Johnson, G, Labette County; Kyle Hammond, G, Crest; Johnathan Stark , G, Fort Scott; Heath Hoffmeister, F, Independence; Noah Thornbrugh, F, Humboldt.
Team KLKC — Brandon Voth, F, Fredonia; Greyson Spriggs, G, Riverton; Justice Baird, G, Neodesha; Dyson Dechant, F, St. Mary’s-Colgan; Tanner McIntosh, G, Caney Valley; Craig Beachner, G, Parsons; Blake Barto, F, Frontenac; Brenton Esslinger, F, Uniontown; Alex Steinle, F, Independence; FeDor Lomax, F, Pittsburg.