Area players earn Special, Honorable Mention

MARQUETTE — Eight area players earned Special Mention or Honorable mention in girls basketball from the Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters meeting Wednesday in Marquette.

These are the honorees, listed with school, height and year in school:

Special Mention

Class A-B-C — Liz Farley, Westwood, 5-8, Sr.; Claudia Hale, Marquette, 5-8, Jr.; Madelyn Koski, Westwood, 5-5, Fr.

Class D — Justice Kinnunen, Baraga, 5-5, Sr.

Honorable Mention

Class A-B-C — Mariah Austin, Ishpeming, 5-7, Jr.; Taylor Brown, L’Anse, 5-8, Jr.; Makenna Bryant, Newberry, 5-2, Fr.

Class D — Emma Rondeau, Superior Central, 5-8, Jr.

Information compiled by Journal Sports Editor Steve Brownlee. His email address is