Hub honors All-Area girls basketball team

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 11 March 2017 at 9:47 am

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Medina is represented on the first team of the Hub All-Area squad by the duo of Maddie Williams, left, and Je’ne Brown.

Four schools are represented on the first team of the fourth annual OrleansHub All-Area girls basketball squad.

The Medina sophomore duo of Je’ne Brown and Maddie Williams heads the first team which also includes Albion senior Chanyce Powell, Lyndonville senior Aubrey Lewis and Kendall junior Taylor ReQua.

Albion’s Chanyce Powell

Powell is a four-time first team honoree while Brown and Lewis are both repeat selections.

Brown scored a Medina school record 427 points on the season for a 19.4 per game average. She finished the season with a double-double by also grabbing off a team high 252 rebounds (11.4 ave.).

Williams scored 257 points (11.6 ave.) including a school record 54 in a win over Holley highlighted by a state record 16 three’s. She also had 119 rebounds, 88 steals and 70 assists.

Powell, a four year starter who surpassed the 1,000 point career milestone early in the season, finished with 239 points (14.9 ave.) despite missing five games due to a foot injury. She also pulled down 115 rebounds.

Lewis, a four year varsity starter, scored 231 points (11.5 ave.) and also had 125 rebounds, 80 steals and 60 assists.

ReQua, a three year varsity regular, led Kendall in scoring with 175 points (8.3 ave.) and rebounding with 165. She also had 87 steals and 61 assists.

Earning second team honors is the quintet of Lyndonville senior Makenzie Muck, Albion senior Emily Blanchard, Kendall senior Lizzie Rath, Roy-Hart junior Ellie Todd and Medina senior Molley Gross.

Muck scored 179 points (9.9 ave.) and grabbed off 226 rebounds while Rath had 149 points, 138 rebounds, 70 assists and 63 steals; Blanchard 167 points (9/8 ave.), 77 rebounds, 29 steals and 20 assists;Gross 139 points and 142 rebounds and Todd 202 points, 93 rebounds, 35 steals and 28 assists.

Kendall’s Taylor ReQua, left, and Lyndonville’s Aubrey Lewis.