Atkins, Jones, Pippa-White make first team; undefeated Central Catholic sweeps major awards

PMG FILE PHOTO - After a stellar debut season, Barlow freshman Jalen Atkins was named to the 2021-22 MHC first-team all-league. After a competitive year, the Mt. Hood Conference announced the top players from the 2021-22 boys basketball season.

Central Catholic swept the major awards after going an undefeated 16-0 through league play. The Rams had player of the year Riley Williams; defensive player of the year Jordan King; and coach of the year David Blue.

Barlow, Gresham, Reynolds and Sandy all had multiple athletes recognized.

Here are the all-league teams:

PMG FILE PHOTO - Gresham junior Esyah Pippa-White was named to the MHC first-team for the second season in a row. First team — Jalen Atkins, freshman, Barlow; Nathan Jones, senior, Barlow; Jordan King, senior, Central Catholic; Riley Williams, junior, Central Catholic; Josiah Collins, senior, David Douglas; Esyah Pippa-White, junior, Gresham.

Second team — Parker Poetsch, junior, Centennial; Isaac Carr, freshman, Central Catholic; Garrett Strube, junior, Clackamas; Jay'Vanni Sarchi, senior, David Douglas; Scotty Riddle, junior, Gresham; CJ Borin, junior, Nelson.

Honorable mention — Jesse Jones, senior, Barlow; Jahvari Martino, junior, Barlow; Tyson Roupp, senior, Barlow; Tony Angelo, sophomore, Central Catholic; Aiden Slater, senior, Central Catholic; Gray Thompson, junior, Central Catholic; Emar'rion Winston, senior, Central Catholic; Marley Zeller, sophomore, Central Catholic; Nathan Senatra, senior, Clackamas; Levi Simmonds, senior, Clackamas; Jamaree Collins, senior, David Douglas; RJ Alexander, sophomore, Gresham; Terence Anderson, senior, Gresham; Parker Harrison, junior, Nelson; Jovany Guzman, senior, Reynolds; Alex Hendrickson, senior, Reynolds; Joseph Wagner, senior, Sandy; Angel Tello Tello, senior, Sandy.

PMG FILE PHOTO - Bruins senior Nathan Jones capped his high school hoops career with a first-team all-league nod.

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