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Several Antelope County senior cagers were tabbed to play in the Niobrara Valley Conference-North Central Nebraska All Star games on Friday, May 24 at O’Neill High School.
This year’s all-star games has split seniors from the NVC, Lewis & Clark Conference, Mid-State Conference and Southwest Conference into two teams.
Elkhorn Valley’s Brendan Dittmer and Ewing’s Greg Appleby will lead the girl’s red squad, while Chambers/Wheeler Central’s Lauren O’Malley and West Holt’s Mike Pardun will guide the white team.
Ainsworth’s Sean Sterkel and Boyd County’s Matt Korkow coach the boy’s red team against Neligh-Oakdale’s Ethan Larsen and Wausa’s Tim Schindler.
EV’s Hannah Ollendick and Sierra Rystrom will be joined by Elgin Public/Pope John’s Allyson Wemhoff on the red team.
EV’s Amber Miller and Clearwater/Orchard’s Katie Stearns will represent the white team.
On the boy’s red team, EPPJ's Kyle Schumacher, OC’s Ryan Wilhelm, N-O’s Cole Belitz and Austin Rice face the white team consisting of N-O’s Isiac Kurpgeweit and OC’s Jacob Long and Blake Hoke.
There is a short introduction of players and parents at 4:40 p.m. followed by the girls game at 5 p.m. A 3-point contest will follow the girls contest and the night will conclude with the boy’s game.