Skiles named among state’s best

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Purdy’s Layne Skiles was one of two area players selected to the Class 2 All-State basketball team. Jared Lankford/

Area players land on All-State team

The final and most prestigious awards were officially released on Wednesday with the revealing of the Missouri High School Basketball Coaches Association All-State teams.

Two area stars, both juniors, were included in this year’s Class 2 list — Layne Skiles, from Purdy, and Belle Golubski, from Pierce City.

Skiles led Purdy to a 23-2 record and an undefeated Ozark 7 Conference title. She also scored her 1,000th career point during the season.

Golubski led the Lady Eagles to a 25-5 mark and a quarterfinal playoff appearance. She also recorded her 1,000th career point during the season.

The complete list is as follows. Teams were not divided into first and second team designations:

Class 2 All-state

Leah Cauble, Oran

Jentri Worley, Neelyville

Annie Noah, Gainesville

Kaylee DaMitz, Skyline

Lexi Dickerson, Eugene

Riley Guffey, Newburg

McKinsey Mountain, Skyline

Bailey Reed, Adrian

Sadie Limback, Santa Fe

Lauren Gerlemann, New Haven

Ashtyn Lagemann, Clopton

Hailee Erickson, Alton

Callee Pickrell, Naylor

Chelsea Wood, Scotland County

Jill Rumpf, Mid-Buchanan

Madi Craighead, New Bloomfield

Belle Golubski, Pierce City

Calessa Bair, Scotland County

Lauren Shipley, Adrian

Layne Skiles, Purdy

Coach of the Year: Kevin Cheek, Skyline

Player of the Year: Kaylee Damitz, Skyline

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  • Madilynn Stokes of the Csssville Lady Wildcats was selected to the girls all-area team, selected by the 4-states Basketball Coaches Assn. You can read about it in the Joplin Globe 3/30/17.

    -- Posted by Pstokes on Thu, Mar 30, 2017, at 6:00 PM
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