June 13, 2014

Twelve locals receive All-State recognition for winter season

PLATTSBURGH — Eleven area athletes and one coach were honored with all-state recognition.

Student-athletes from AuSable Valley, Beekmantown, Elizabethtown-Lewis, Keene, Moriah, Northern Adirondack, Plattsburgh High and Seton Catholic were acknowledged.

The list includes four boys’ basketball players, six girls’ basketball players and one hockey player.

Nate Foster, a Beekmantown senior, was named the New York State High School Hockey Coaches Association (NYSHSHCA) as the Division II Player of the Year.

Foster’s coach, Justin Frechette, was voted by his peers as the NYSHSHCA Division II Coach of the Year.

Boys’ Basketball

Class B

Ninth Team

Garrett Frady (Plattsburgh High)- Frady, a threat from long range, averaged 13.3 points per game during his senior go-around. A Division I co-Most Valuable Player, he scored 30 points in the Section VII Class B title game. Frady finished his three-year varsity career with 489 points.

Tenth Team

Shane Douglas (AuSable Valley)- For the second straight year, Douglas paced the Patriots in scoring, averaging 13.9 points per game. A Division I co-Most Valuable Player with Frady, he recorded double figures in 17 contests. Douglas finished his career with 787 points.

Class C

Sixth Team

Adam Tedford (Seton Catholic)- Tedford, who connected on 42 3-pointers, scored in double digits in all but two games. Averaging 16.2 points per game, Tedford dropped 20 points to help the Knights to a Section VII Class C championship game victory.

Class D

Third Team

Adam Jaquish (Moriah)- A 6-foot-6-inch sophomore, Jaquish totaled 17.6 points per game. He scored 20 or more points eight times over the 2013-2014 season. His season-high 20 points helped the Vikings past Section II Argyle in the NYSPHSAA Class D regional semifinals.

Girls’ Basketball

Class B

Eighth Team

Shannon Ryan (Beekmantown)- Ryan, who has verbally committed to play Division I basketball at Boston College starting in the 2015-16 season, led the Northern Basketball League in scoring at 23.9 points per game. After scoring 477 points through the 2013-2014 season, Ryan will enter her senior campaign fifth all-time in Section VII history with 1,663 points.

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