Repeat honorees head N-O All-League team

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 20 March 2017 at 9:38 am

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Medina’s Je’ne Brown, left, and Albion’s Chanyce Powell are repeat honorees on the Niagara-Orleans All-League first team.

Four repeat honorees head the first team of the annual Niagara-Orleans All-League girls basketball squad.

That quartet includes seniors Rachel Senek and Kayla Neumann from champion Wilson, senior Chanyce Powell from Albion and junior Paige Emborsky from Newfane.

Senek, Neumann and Powell, in fact, are now all three-time first team honorees.

Medina sophomore Je’ne Brown, who was a second team honorees last year, completes the first team.

Contributed Photo – Paige Emborsky, Newfane

Interestingly that quintet features a trio of 1,000 point career scorers including Powell, Senek and Emborsky.

Senek scored a total of 476 points (20.7 average) on the season and had 165 rebounds, 113 assists and 108 steals while Neumann tallied 321 points (14.0 ave.) and added 148 rebounds, 107 steals and 79 assists.

Emborsky scored 367 points (16.6 ave.) and had 72 rebound,s 68 steals and 54 assists.
Powell, who missed several games due to a foot injury, had 206 points, 115 rebounds and 35 steals.

Brown set a new Medina school single season scoring record with 427 points (19.4 ave.). She also grabbed off 252 rebounds and had 29 steals.

The Newfane duo of senior Olivia Littman and junior Emily Foltz head the second team which also includes Albion senior Emily Blanchard, Medina sophomore Maddie Williams and Akron sophomore Darion Jonathan.

Receiving Honorable Mention were Neely Abrams and Helena Hill from Akron; Caitlynn Snook Sierra Chudy and Nikki Eldred from Albion; Emily Annable, Lydia Dewart, Gabby Baker and Haley Brown from Barker; Molley Gross, Emily Kams and Maddie Winters from Medina; Alexa Littman from Newfane; Ellie Todd and Meghan Washington from Roy-Hart and Jen Darlak, Emily Kelly and Shea Munnikhuyen from Wilson.

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Rachel Senek, left, and Kayla Neumann from Wilson.