League headliners: Negaunee Miners’ Alyssa Hill, Westwood Patriots’ Natalie Prophet top honorees from area for West PAC girls basketball
Alyssa Hill of Negaunee and Natalie Prophet of Westwood are members of the league’s Dream Team.
Hill was also named Player of the Year in the Mid-Peninsula Conference, where Prophet was a First Team member.
Another half-dozen county players earned West PAC honors.
Making the First Team are senior Ellie Miller of Westwood and freshman Jenna Maki of Ishpeming.
Joining the Second Team are senior Emilia Palomaki of Negaunee and senior Tianna Taylor of Gwinn.
And part of the honorable mention group are senior Morgan Carlson of Negaunee and senior Rebekah Loman of Ishpeming.
Calumet, 20-0 after advancing to the MHSAA Division 3 semifinals, swept the league’s special awards. Senior Elli Djerf was named Player of the Year, junior Alexis Strom the Defensive Player of the Year and Matt Laho the Coach of the Year.
Here are the league’s other honorees, with year and school:
Dream Team — Maryellen Trewhella, sr., Houghton; Marybeth Halonen, jr., Calumet; Alexis Strom, jr., Calumet
First Team — Paige Sleeman, jr., Houghton; Kaisa Salani, soph., Hancock; Jana Loukus, jr., Calumet
Second Team — Stella Wickstrom, soph., Houghton; Danica Shamion, fresh., West Iron County; Jordan Shamion, sr., WIC
Honorable mention — Anslee Runsat, jr., Iron Mountain; Tori Bociek, sr., WIC; Bella Hebert, soph., Hancock
Information compiled by Journal Sports Editor Steve Brownlee. His email address is email@example.com.