Boys Basketball: Locals Sprinkled Across EvCo All-League Boys Basketball Teams
By The Chronicle
W.F. West, Rochester and Centralia are all represented on the Evergreen 2A Conference All-League boys basketball first team.
Michael Ajoge, a senior forward from Centralia, cracked the first team along with Rochester senior guard Keegan Goldrick. The Bearcats had two members on the first team in senior post Colby White and senior guard Colton Baker.
W.F. West’s Tyler Speck, a senior guard, was the only local player on the second team.
Earning honorable mention accolades were Centralia senior guard Malakai Emmons, W.F. West junior guard Leandre Gaines and Rochester senior guard Patrick Riley.
Black Hills’ Jackson Bauer and Aberdeen’s Ben Dublanko were named Co-MVP’s. Black Hills’ Jeff Gallagher earned coach of the year honors.
The District 4 2A boys basketball tournament begins on Saturday, with the top three teams qualifying for the regional round of the state tournament.
Evergreen 2A Conference All-League Boys Basketball
Co-MVP: Jackson Bauer, Black Hills
Co-MVP: Ben Dublanko, Aberdeen
Coach of the Year: Jeff Gallagher, Black Hills
Michael Ajoge, Centralia
Damon Gaither, Tumwater
Colby White, W.F. West
Keegan Goldrick, Rochester
Colton Baker, W.F. West
Avery Armin, Black Hills
Peyton Peterson, Tumwater
Gabe Wright, Black Hills
Tyler Speck, W.F. West
Zach Crumley, Black Hills
Malakai Emmons, Centralia
Gunnar Fields, Tumwater
Leandre Gaines, W.F. West
Derrell Shale, Aberdeen
Patrick Riley, Rochester