Fulton sophomores Zach Benner and Trenton Clines were both first-team selections at 182 and 138 pounds, respectively, on the recently announced 2013-14 all-North Central Missouri Conference wrestling team.
Surprisingly, Hornets sophomore Josh McClure - despite winning his first state title in Class 2 with a perfect 34-0 record - was just a second-team all-NCMC pick at 113 pounds. Hannibal junior Austin Janes, who took third place in Class 3 with a 39-5 mark, was the first-team choice in the weight class.
McClure was joined on the second team by Fulton freshman Brandon Dews at 126 pounds.
Fulton places three players
on all-NCMC squads
Guard Sloane Totta and forward NaShayla Brandt - both sophomores - were recent first-team picks for the Lady Hornets on the 2013-14 all-North Central Missouri Conference girls' team.
Junior guard Ricky Dawson was a first-team selection for the Hornets on the all-NCMC boys' squad.
North Callaway lands six
players on all-EMO teams
KINGDOM CITY - The Ladybirds recently had a quartet of players - seniors Jaida Gray, Maddie Sorell and Tara Oberlag, and junior Elaine Brinker - chosen to the 2013-14 all-Eastern Missouri Conference girls' team.
Brinker, a guard, was a unanimous first-team selection as the Ladybirds claimed a share of the EMO championship. Gray was also selected to the first team, while Sorell and Oberlag - a center and forward, respectively - were both second-team picks.
Meanwhile, Thunderbirds senior forward Brett Metcalf was a unanimous first-team choice on the all-EMO boys' squad. Senior guard Miguel Hudson was a second-team selection.
Brinker, Gray and Sorell were also named to the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association's Class 3, all-District 6 girls' team, while Metcalf was chosen to the all-District 6 boys' squad.
Three New Bloomfield players
pick up all-SMC recognition
NEW BLOOMFIELD - Lady Wildcats senior guard Bethany Craighead and junior forward Zoe Welschmeyer were both second-team selections recently on the 2013-14 all-Show-Me Conference girls' team.
Wildcats sophomore guard Grant Nichols was a second-team pick on the all-SMC boys' squad.
Craighead and Welschmeyer were also chosen to the Missouri State High School Activities Association's Class 2, District 8 team.
South Callaway puts five
players on all-SMC teams
MOKANE - Bulldogs senior forward Cody Vandelicht was a first-team selection and junior guard Troy Hentges was a second-team pick on the recently announced 2013-14 all-Show-Me Conference boys' squad.
Junior guard Cory Hanger was also an honorable-mention choice for the Bulldogs.
Senior guard Taylor Howard was a second-team selection for the Lady Bulldogs on the all-SMC girls' team, while junior forward Hannah Oberdiek earned honorable-mention status.
Vandelicht, Hentges and Howard were also named to the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association's Class 3, all-District 6 squad.