Last week the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) came out with the Colorado All-State Selection lists for Basketball 2021 in all five divisions. This list also included the Player of the Year (POY) and Coach of the Year (COY) selections.
In the 1A boys’ division the POY was sophomore Assane Diop of Belleview Christian and Tim Owen was named as the Coach of the Year.
Senior Kendyl Kirkwood from Fleming was named the Player of the Year in the 1A division and the Coach of the Year was Mike Durrill from Flatirons Academy.
Wray senior Junior Arambula was the 2A boys’ POY while his coach Karson Kuntz was named Coach of the Year.
Limon’s Trista Max was named the POY in the 2A girls’ division, while her coach Bart O’Dwyer from Limon was named the Coach of the Year.
The following list includes the 1A and 2A area All-State Basketball players named to the 2021 list.
BOYS’ 1A BASKETBALL ALL-STATE TEAM
Dominic Coleman Granada Jr. First Team
Trey Pearce Cheraw Sr. Second Team
Damien Barnes Eads Sr. Hon. Mention
Sullivan Farmer Kit Carson Sr. Hon. Mention
John Hainer Granada So. Hon. Mention
Braeden Harris Cheraw So. Hon. Mention
Preston Hernandez Cheyenne Wells Sr. Hon. Mention
BOYS’ 2A BASKETBALL ALL-STATE TEAM
Terrance McNeil Crowley County Jr. Hon. Mention
Brigden Parker Holly Sr. Hon. Mention
GIRLS’ 1A BASKETBALL ALL-STATE TEAM
Anna Beckett McClave Jr. Hon. Mention
Sedonia Isenbart Kit Carson Fr. Hon. Mention
Tess Johnson Kit Carson So. Hon. Mention
Tieler Randel Kit Carson Sr. Hon. Mention
Ally Spady Eads Sr. Hon. Mention
GIRLS’ 2A BASKETBALL ALL-STATE TEAM
Abi Snyder Rocky Ford Sr. Second Team
Teagan Mendoza-Werner Rocky Ford Sr. Hon. Mention