North Farmington’s Molly Simpson takes a shot during a game earlier this year. Simpson was named to the All-Association team.

North Farmington’s Molly Simpson takes a shot during a game earlier this year. Simpson was named to the All-Association team.

File Photo by Donna Dalziel


OAA selects All-Association team in girls hoops

By: Mark Vest | C&G Newspapers | Published April 9, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Although the girls basketball season has come and gone, the accolades aren’t over for some, as the list of Oakland Activities Association All-League players has been released. Here’s a look at how each division shaped up and the top players of the year.

 

OAA Red
Southfield A&T finished on top with a record of 12-0, while Royal Oak High (10-2), Clarkston High (7-5), Bloomfield Hills High (6-6), Birmingham Groves (4-8), Rochester Hills Stoney Creek (3-9) and North Farmington (0-12) made up the rest of the division.

Royal Oak’s Brian Sopata was named Coach of the Year.

All-League honorees were Madison Skorupski, Clarkson; Maryam Hashim and Jordan Banks, Bloomfield Hills; Samantha Potter, Jessica Adams and Nila Coney, Royal Oak; Molly Simpson, North Farmington; Alexis Johnson, Cheyenne McEvans and Soleil Barnes, Southfield A&T; Emily Eckhout, Stoney Creek; and Ellie Ruprich, Groves.

 

OAA White
West Bloomfield High finished in the top spot at 13-1, followed by Auburn Hills Avondale (12-2), Oxford High (11-3), Troy High (7-7), Rochester Adams (6-8), Lake Orion High (4-10), Troy Athens (3-11) and Farmington High (0-12).

West Bloomfield’s Bert Mosley and Oxford’s Rachel Bryer shared the Coach of the Year honor.

All-League honorees were Amelia Drahnak, Adams; Kendal Zeiter and Athena Samson, Troy; Paytin Shadaia, Lake Orion; HaLaya Cato and Ashley Hershman, Oxford; Isabelle Crum, Athens; Mya Bobo, Logan Lewis and Jada Grandy, West Bloomfield; and Olivia Russell and Keiori Lee, Avondale.

 

OAA Blue
Berkley High and Rochester High shared the division title, with both teams finishing at 11-1. The rest of the division was made up of Birmingham Seaholm (7-5), Pontiac High (3-8), Ferndale High (2-10), Oak Park High (2-6) and Hazel Park High (0-12).

Rochester’s Jeff Haney and Seaholm’s Chris Manchester were both named Coach of the Year.

All-League honorees were Heaven Varner, Hazel Park; Ashley Loon, Charlesa Rice and Lauryn Thomas, Berkley; Megan Lorenzo, Tori Hawkins and Laura Kucera, Rochester; Maxine Hall, Oak Park; Chloe Burkett and Julia Crump, Seaholm; and Taleah Washington and Josephine Lofton, Pontiac.

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