Liberty's Smith earns Pacific Conference Co-Player of the Year honors
For the second consecutive year, Liberty's Taylin Smith was honored as the Pacific Conference's Girls Basketball Player of the Year.
The senior point guard was joined this season atop the list of honorees, sharing the award with McMinnville's senior guard Kylee Arzner who led the Grizzlies to a 14-1 overall record and undefeated league campaign en route to the regular season Pacific Conference title.
Rounding-out the first team conference all-stars were Sherwood freshman phenom Ava Heiden, McMinnville senior Jadie Elkins, and Forest Grove senior Amanda Rebsom, who was a first team selection and the Co-Defensive Player of the Year in 2020.
Heiden was honored as the league's Defensive Player of the Year, while McMinnville's Sean Coste earned Coach of the Year honors.
In all, 11 Hillsboro and Forest Grove area girls were honored, with Liberty, Forest Grove, Century and Glencoe all garnering three selections.
Sherwood — who finished second in the conference behind the Grizzlies — also tallied three honorees
The entire list of honorees can be seen below:
Player of the Year — Taylin Smith, Liberty; Kylee Arzner, McMinnville
Defensive Player of the Year — Ava Heiden, Sherwood
Coach of the Year — Sean Coste, McMinnville
Kylee Arzner, McMinnville
Ava Heiden, Sherwood
Taylin Smith, Liberty
Amanda Rebsom, Forest Grove
Jadie Elkins, McMinnville
Bella Martinez, Glencoe
Ashley Kosmicki, Newberg
Mandie Jensen, Sherwood
Alli Stilp, Newberg
Lily Everson, Forest Grove
Katie McKinley, Century
Amara Harper, Liberty
Neveen Makboul, Century
Ally Hammond, Forest Grove
Skylar Baldonado, Glencoe
Jayda Lee, Glencoe
Olivia Kazlauskas, Century
Nesse Grenfell, Liberty
Joley Sproul, Sherwood
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