SPORTS IN BRIEF: All SEC wrestling teams, All-SEC girls' basketball teams, Fairfield basketball
All-SEC wrestling teams announced
The All-Southeast Conference wrestling teams for the 2013-14 season have been released.
The SEC wrestler of the year is Fort Madison senior Bryce Meyer (126).
Fairfield senior Austin Francisco (170) was selected for the All-SEC first team. Teammates Bryce Lunsford (160), Michael Fritz (182), Max Spalla (195) and Brett Scott (220) were all selected for the second team.
Fairfield had seven individuals placed on the All-Academic team. Wrestlers Dakota Nye and Ben Boender were both recognized, along with manager Alyssa Murphy, and cheerleaders Valerie Payne, Keri Ann Schwarz, Sidney Adam and Sierra Simmons.
The final conference standings were as follows: Washington (4-0), Fort Madison (3-1), Keokuk (2-2), Mt. Pleasant (1-3) and Fairfield (0-4).
Girls’ basketball All-SEC teams announced
The All-Southeast Conference girls’ basketball team for the 2013-14 school year has been released.
Lakyn Boltz of Keokuk was named the player of the year.
Fairfield senior Hanna Greiner and freshman Samantha Fritz both were selected to the second team. Senior Marisa Repp and sophomore Mackenzie Flattery were both honorable mention selections.
Greiner, Repp, McKenna Ledger, Mackenzie McClure, Karley Williams, Erica Winslow and manager Alexis Ring all made the All-Academic team.
FMS girls close season with win
The Fairfield Middle School seventh-grade girls’ basketball A team finished its season Thursday with a home win against Burlington Edward Stone.
The girls won 39-10 and led 19-1 at halftime. Kara Jeffrey led the team with 10 points. Ashley Bloomquist, Malory Jones and Alison Godwin each scored six points.
“It was a nice way to finish the season with a fantastic group of well rounded girls,” Fairfield coach Derek Philips said. “They have a very bright future.”
The B team was not as fortunate, and were defeated 29-19 in their contest. Madison Kraemer scored 12 points to lead the Trojans.
“This group of girls made leaps and bounds in their abilities from the beginning of the year,” Philips said. “It was a completely different team than we had in January. [I’m]very proud of the growth made this year.”