All-WBL Basketball Teams Announced

St. Marys Erika Angstmann (34) wraps up her high school basketball career as a second-team All-WBL in basketball.
Sports Editor

The Western Buckeye League announced its all-league team in girls and boys basketball Monday night.

Ottawa-Glandorf’s Kadie Hempfling earned Player of the Year honors as well as O-G coach Troy Yant earning Coach of the Year honors for WBL girls teams.

No player from the St. Marys girls team was named to first-team, however.

Senior Erika Angstmann was named to the All-WBL second team and Shania Taylor was named third team.

Taylor, who was coming off her torn ACL injury from last season, enjoyed a successful bounce back year in 2015-2016 averaging a double-double in points (13.8 ppg) and rebounds (10.1 rpg).

Those numbers not only led her team, but Taylor also led the region in average rebounds per game and second in averaging points.

Angstmann was second on the team in points per game with 11.2 and second on the team in made 3-pointers (33) and averaged 6.0 rebounds per game. She finished her basketball career in the top-10 in points scored all-time in St. Marys’ history.

Senior Lindi Cisco was named honorable mention, as she averaged 4.6 points per game and was third on the team with 32 3-pointers. She ended her season with a shooting clip of 26.4 percent (32 off 88) from beyond the arc.

The WBL also named its all-league team for boys basketball, naming two St. Marys players to the all-league squad.

Derek Jay earned second-team honors and teammate Jacob Grannan was named honorable mention.

Jay led the Roughriders with 16.8 points per game on 114 of 250 shooting (45 .6 percent) from the field, and led St. Marys in rebounds per game with 5.7. Jay also racked up 31 assists and 12 steals.

Grannan shot 89 of 220 (40.5 percent) from the field on the season, averaging 10.3 points per game and 3.6 rpg with 58 assists and 24 steals, both are team-highs.

Shawnee’s Jaden O’Neal was named Player of the Year for the boys All-WBL team.