OVP area earns 8 spots on TVC Hocking girls team

Alex Hawley

March 20, 2014

Over half of this season’s Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division girls basketball team belongs to the OVP area. The All-TVC team is decided by coaches inside the league.

League Champion Eastern earned three spots on this year’s squad and finished a perfect 16-0. Seniors Jenna Burdette, Jordan Parker and Erin Swatzel were named All-Conference with player of the year honors going to Burdette. Eastern coach John Burdette was named co-coach of the year along with Scott Miller of fourth-place Belpre.

Second place in the league was Waterford at 14-2 and All-TVC honors went to sophomores Dani Drayer and Regan Porter.

Southern, which finished third in the league at 11-5, was represented by senior Celestia Hendrix and junior Cierra Turley.

Junior Sierra Barker and sophomore Katelyn Hughes were named All-TVC off of the 10-6, fourth place Lady Golden Eagles of Belpre.

South Gallia was fifth in the league at 9-6 and was represented by senior Rachael Johnson and sophomore Mikayla Poling.

Federal Hocking was sixth at 6-10 and was represented by senior Ashton Cale, Miller was seventh at 4-12 and was represented by senior Ali Bray, while Trimble was eighth at 2-14 and was represented by sophomore Morgan Murphy.

Rounding out the 15-player squad was sophomore Olivia Hill of ninth-place Wahama, which finished 0-16 in league this season.