BIDWELL, Ohio — River Valley High School had five players selected to the 2014 All-Ohio Valley Conference teams for boys and girls basketball, as was voted on by the coaches within the OVC.
The Lady Raiders had three selections and the Raiders came away with two honorees from the list, which included three first-team choices and a pair of honorable mention selections.
Junior Chelsea Copley and sophomore Leia Moore were both named to the first team in girls basketball, while sophomore Rachael Smith was an honorable mention choice.
Sophomore Tyler Twyman was a first team choice in boys basketball, while junior John Qualls was an honorable mention selection.
Other first team selections in the girls division were Sydnee Hall and Haley Curry of Chesapeake; Jacy Jones and Morgan Sites of Coal Grove; Terra Stapleton, Taylor Perry and Mackenzie Riley of Fairland; Brett Justice and Abbey Winkler of South Point; and Kaci Russell of Rock Hill.
Atiya Spaulding of Chesapeake, Leah Crum of Coal Grove, Chandler Fulks of Fairland, Aundrea Bradburn of South Point and Madison Damron of Rock Hill were the other honorable mention choices.
Other first team selections in the boys division were Gage Rhoades and Caleb Heffner of Chesapeake, Conor Markins and D.J. Miller of Coal Grove; Evan Maddox and Nathan Campbell of Fairland; Eli Ketron, John Johnson and Brandon Barnes of South Point; and Austin Campbell of Rock Hill.
Andrew Saunders of Chesapeake, Brandon Adkins of Coal Grove, Luke Phillips of Fairland, Brandon Boggs of South Point and Joey Stidham of Rock Hill were the other honorable mention choices.
The girls coach of the year was Jon Buchanan of Fairland and the boys coach of the year was Chris Barnes of South Point. The OVC does not select a player of the year.