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Matt Gendusa and Troy Mairs earn tournament honors

Posted: Wednesday, Jan 9th, 2013

Matt Gendusa and Troy Mairs

ASHTON Two AFC Raiders basketball players were recognized for their performance at the Sterling Newman Christmas Classic over the winter break. Matt Gendusa was selected for the Sportsmanship Award for his conduct while on the basketball court, respect for his opponents, and graciousness in winning or defeat. The award was based on votes from tournament officials and coaches.

Also being recognized for his performance on the court was Junior Troy Mairs, who was selected to the all-tournament team while leading AFC in scoring, rebounding, and blocked shots during the tournament. This was his second consecutive year for being selected to this team.

Others included on the all-tournament team include

Nicholas Siemers Paw Paw

Justin Willey Paw Paw

Jake Szymanski Durand

Cornelius McIntosh St. Francis

AJ Sharp Sterling Newman

Kyle Moore Sterling Newman

Carter Ames Prophetstown

Jessie McKinley Oregon

Dian Hibbler Larry Hawkins

Caleb Mowry of Oregon was named the MVP of the tournament.

The cheerleaders of Sterling Newman were also recognized for their performance.

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