Area athletes among conference's best

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Purdy Coach Eli Ernst gives senior Desirie Ennes a hug during a varsity contest this season. Ernst was named the Ozark 7 Coach of the Year, and Ennes collected the conference Player of the Year honors. Jared Lankford/sports@cassville-democrat.com

Purdy's Ennes named Ozark 7 Player of the Year

The Ozark 7 Conference has named its best players with the release of the annual All-Conference teams.

Purdy's Desirie Ennes took home the coveted Player of the Year honor, and Lady Eagles Coach Eli Ernst was selected Coach of the Year.

Southwest senior Jaime Shrum earned first Team all-conference honors for the lady Trojans this season. Jared Lankford/ sports@cassville-democrat.com

Layne Skiles earned First Team accolades for Purdy, with teammates Sami House and Rion Boyd collecting Second Team honors.

Southwest landed two on the list Jaime Shrum collected a First Team nod and Breanna Learned was recognized on the Honorable Mention squad

Exeter's Mikayla Meyer earned First Team accolades for the Lady Tigers.

Wheaton landed a First Team designation in Crystal Alvarado, a Second Team recipient in Tori Goostree and an Honorable Mention nod in Jera Prewitt.

The complete all-conference team is as follows:

Player of the Year: Desirie Ennes, Purdy

Coach of the Year: Eli Ernst, Purdy

First Team

Jaime Shrum, Southwest

Layne Skiles, Purdy

Mikayla Meyer, Exeter

Twilah Carrasquillo, Verona

Crystal Alvarado, Wheaton

Second Team

Sami House, Purdy

Nicole Stephenson, Verona

Morgan Hughes, McAuley Catholic

Tori Goostree, Wheaton

Rion Boyd, Purdy

Honorable Mention

Abby Schiefelbein, McAuley Catholic

Breanna Learned, Southwest

Jera Prewitt, Wheaton

Catherine Lant, Thomas Jefferson

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