Thirteen area athletes — 12 from Section VII and one from Section X — were represented on the New York State Sports Writers Association (NYSSWA) winter all-state teams in boys’ and girls’ basketball and boys’ hockey.
Seven players were credited with honorable-mention honors.
High School Sports Magazine
The NYSSWA does not recognize a list of honorable mention players in girls’ basketball.
Keegan Ryan, Beekmantown- The senior center was the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference’s leading scorer at 27 points per game. Ryan scored in double digits in every game this season and was held under 20 points just twice. He finished his varsity career with 1,527 points.
Kevin Morgan (Saranac Lake), Tim Remillard (Peru).
Shane Douglas, AuSable Valley- The junior guard ran the point for the Patriots and finished as the second-leading scorer in the CVAC with 18.8 points per game. He knocked down 32 3-pointers in 19 games, which was the most on his team and seventh in the conference.
John Goodnough (AuSable Valley), Adam Tedford (Seton Catholic).
Jesse Shaughnessy, Schroon Lake- Shaughnessy became the 67th player in Section VII history to join the 1,000-point club. Shaughnessy also averaged 19.6 points per game for the Wildcats, earning the Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference Northern Division’s Most Valuable Player award.
Adam Jaquish (Moriah), Jake Earley (Wells), Noah Bowes (Chateaugay).
Shannon Ryan, Beekmantown- Ryan, a sophomore, led the Eagles with a scoring average of 23.2 points per game, which was tops in the CVAC. She helped Beekmantown to a 17-4 record and a Section VII Class B championship with an overtime victory over Plattsburgh.
Marle Curle, Plattsburgh- Curle, a senior, led the Hornets with an average 22.5 points per game on the season and 50 3-pointers. She also finished in double figures in all 20 games and completed her varsity career with over 1,000 points.