Panther athletes earn all-SWOC honors

Posted on: February 25, 2020
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The Southwest Ohio Conference recently named several boys and girls Little Miami basketball players to its winter season all-conference honors list, including girls’ basketball player of the year.

Junior Ally Grake was named SWOC athlete of the year for the 2019-2020 season. Grake led the conference in assists and was ranked sixth overall in scoring with 243 total points for the SWOC champion Lady Panthers team. In fact, Grake broke the school record for single game assists with 10 against Cincinnati Country Day on Jan. 13.

The Lady Panthers finished their season with an 11-1 SWOC record, 16-7 overall.

Other SWOC honorees:

  • First team: Ally Grake, Kelsey Schmidt
  • Second team: Bronwyn Light, Mara Briscoe
  • Honorable mention: Kelly Sizemore
  • Sportsmanship award: Hannah Barrett

The Little Miami men’s basketball team struggled with injuries throughout the season, posting a 1-11 conference record, 1-22 overall. Even so, junior Austin Center was a stand-out, with the best points-per-game average in the conference.

This season's SWOC honorees:

  • First team: Austin Center
  • Honorable Mention: Ketan Prathapa
  • Sportsmanship Award: Jackson Gast

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