OAA girls basketball coaches choose best of the 2010-11 season

By: Mike Moore | C&G Newspapers | Published April 12, 2011

 West Bloomfield finished second in the White Division this season thanks in large part to the fine play of Syndi Davis, right. Teammate Jailynn Hamilton joins Davis on the All-Association team.

West Bloomfield finished second in the White Division this season thanks in large part to the fine play of Syndi Davis, right. Teammate Jailynn Hamilton joins Davis on the All-Association team.

Photo by Patricia O’Blenes


After a regular season filled with conference battles and a postseason marked with memorable runs, the Oakland Activities Association girls basketball coaches took one last grip on the winter season before spring could take over.

Some of the state’s most prolific players called the OAA home during the 2010-11 season, and those players were honored last month when the best of the best were named to the league’s All-Association team.

Red Division
Lathrup Village Southfield-Lathrup ran away with the Red this season, finishing with a 16-0 division record. Clarkston High placed second at 11-5, followed by Troy High (10-6), Troy Athens (9-7), Rochester Hills Stoney Creek (8-8), North Farmington (7-9), Lake Orion High (5-11), Pontiac High (4-12) and Rochester High (2-14).

Clarkston’s Tim Wasilk took home Coach of the Year honors in the Red, while All-Association awards went to Kyra Littlejohn, Amber McCann and Andrea Collins, Lathrup; Megan Hastings and Delaney Kenny, Clarkston; Liz Siepker and Karin Moss, Troy; Sinclair Russell, Athens; Gabby Yurik, Stoney Creek; Jasmine Harris, North Farmington; Marissa Secontine, Lake Orion; Breonna House, Pontiac; and Kristin Garr, Rochester.

White Division
The White belonged to Auburn Hills Avondale this past season. The Yellowjackets were dominant from start to finish, rolling to a 14-0 record and division title. West Bloomfield High (11-3) was second, followed by Beverly Hills Groves (8-6), Rochester Adams (8-6), Farmington Hills Harrison (7-7), Southfield High (5-9), Oxford High (2-12) and Oak Park High (0-14).

Avondale’s Dave Muczynski was the White Division Coach of the Year, while All-Association awards went to Andrea Strauss, Hannah Little and Courtney Williams, Avondale; Sydni Davis and Jailynn Hamilton, West Bloomfield; Morgan Pullins and Grace Halloran, Groves; Jessica Lang, Adams; Eman Hubbard, Harrison; Noelle Hairston, Southfield; Samantha Murphy, Oxford; and Shavone Worthy, Oak Park.

Blue Division
The three-peat of undefeated teams claiming division titles held true in the Blue, as Farmington High had a perfect 14-0 league record en route to the title. Ferndale High (10-4) was second, followed by Bloomfield Hills Andover (9-5), Berkley High (9-5), Royal Oak High (8-6), Birmingham Lahser (4-10), Birmingham Seaholm (2-12) and Hazel Park High (0-14).

Falcons coach Dave Browne was chosen as Coach of the Year, while All-Association honors went to Cherrish Willis, Aaron Howell and Lida Baur, Farmington; Micaela Ellis and Janecia Jenkins, Ferndale; Shannon Wilson and Sophia Garfinkel, Andover; Shannon Farlow and Diamond Wilford, Berkley; Sami Stormont, Royal Oak; Jilliam Beltowski, Lahser; and Kathy Quigley, Seaholm.