MVC all stars named
The Mountain Valley Conference released the list of All Stars for both boys' and girls' basketball for this season and the TIMES NEWS area was represented well by athletes from both Lehighton and Pleasant Valley.
For the girls, the Lady Bears' Keri Dekmar received the honor of being named to the league's first team, while teammate Mackenzie Dorney was named to the second team. Joining her on the second team is Lehighton's Tiffany Thompson.
On the boys' side, Pleasant Valley's Marquis Brown earned second team honors to represent the locals, while the Lehighton tandem of James Farano and Anthony Rossino were both named to the Honorable Mention.
The Conference MVPs were named, as well, with Pocono Mountain West's Joe Wiggins and Jackie Benitez both nabbed those honors.
The following is a list of all honorees:
Jackie Benitez (Pocono Mt West) ***CONFERENCE MVP***
Cy Lippold (East Stroudsburg South)
Alpreshia Parker (Pocono Mt. East)
Lisa Steakin (East Stroudsburg South)
Keri Dekmar (Pleasant Valley)
Cheyanne Ruggiero (Pocono Mt East)
Mackenzie Dorney (Pleasant Valley)
Khyasia Caldwell (Pocono Mt East)
Tiffany Thompson (Lehighton)
Kaitlyn Poje (East Stroudsburg South)
Abby Battle (Stroudsburg)
Sicole Walters (Pocono Mt West)
Jasmine Murray (Pocono Mt West)
Joe Wiggins (Pocono Mt West) ***CONFERENCE MVP***
Jake Battle (Stroudsburg)
Isaiah Battle (East Stroudsburg North)
Lance Singh (Pocono Mt West)
O'Neil Holder (East Stroudsburg South)
Danny Cuevas (Stroudsburg)
Marquis Brown (Pleasant Valley)
Isaiah Wiggins (Pocono Mt West)
Andre Jackson (East Stroudsburg South)
Jake Steckel (Pocono Mt East)
Maliqe John (East Stroudsburg North)
Anthony Rossino (Lehighton)
James Farano (Lehighton)
Will Quiles (East Stroudsburg North)