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Willard's Crawford, Edison's Caporini are SBC Bay first team

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Feb 28, 2019 at 12:30 PM

Willard’s Cassidy Crawford and Edison’s Aliyah Caporini were first team selections to the All-Sandusky Bay Conference Bay Division team, while Bellevue had a trio on the first team in the Lake Division.

A junior, Crawford averaged 20.2 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 2.6 steals for the Crimson Flashes (18-4) this season. She led the Bay in scoring, was third in rebounding and fourth in steals and also surpassed 1,000 points last month for Willard, which faced Shelby in a Div. II district semifinal on Thursday.

Caporini, a sophomore, averaged 10.0 points, 4.6 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 4.1 steals per game. She led the Bay in steals and was third in assists for the Chargers (19-5), who played in a Div. III district semifinal vs. Seneca East on Thursday.

Earning second team for Willard was senior Lydia Wiers (7.7 points, 7.8 rebounds) and sophomore Presley Felton (8.0 points, 7.1 rebounds), while sophomore Layla Dials was honorable mention.

Edison’s Alana Fidler (8.9 points, 3.6 rebounds) and Hannah Vitaz (8.4 points, 6.5 rebounds) were both second team. Margaretta’s Jayden Moore was the Most Outstanding Player.


Santoro top player in Lake

In the Lake Division, Bellevue’s Casey Santoro was the Most Outstanding Player. The junior Kent State University recruit averaged 21.9 points, 5.9 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 4.0 steals per game this season.

Also earning first team for Bellevue (21-2) was sophomore Cory Santoro (17.0 points, 3.3 steals) and senior Payton Vogel (9.0 points, 6.1 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 4.6 steals). Sophomores Gabby Turner and Riley Mohr were both honorable mention.

The state-ranked Lady Red faced Tiffin Columbian for a third time on Thursday in a Div. II district semifinal.

Norwalk sophomore Elena Barber (10.6 points, 5.9 rebounds) was honorable mention for the Truckers.


All-SBC girls basketball teams


First team: Casey Santoro, Bellevue, 11; Olivia Howard, Perkins, 12; Cory Santoro, Bellevue, 10; Kaia Woods, Columbian, 10; Payton Vogel, Bellevue, 12.

Second team: Marissa Esposito, Sandusky, 11; Nancy Siegel, Perkins, 12; Abby Dryfuse, Columbian, 12; Alexis Keegan, Clyde, 12; Aleena Winston, Perkins, 12.

Honorable mention: Da’Shanti Miller, Sandusky, 10; Elena Barber, Norwalk, 10; Gabby Turner, Bellevue, 10; Hailey Cooper, Columbian, 10; Riley Mohr, Bellevue, 12.

Most Outstanding Player: Casey Santoro, Bellevue
* — denotes unanimous choice


First team: *Jayden Moore, Margaretta, 11; *Cassidy Crawford, Willard, 11; *Taylor Malson, Margaretta, 11; Aliyah Caporini, Edison, 10; Sophia Eli, Oak Harbor, 11; Kennedi Hilton, Margaretta, 12.

Second team: Lydia Wiers, Willard, 12; Faythe Smetzer, Margaretta, 12; Presley Feltner, Willard, 10; Alana Fidler, Edison, 12; Maddie Colahan, Vermilion, 12; Hannah Vitaz, Edison, 12.

Honorable mention: Ryann Steinbrick, Oak Harbor, 9; Elliana Schaefer, Margaretta, 10; Ava Winnestaffer, Huron, 9; Layla Dials, Willard, 10; Clara Smith, Vermilion, 11; Carli Laurel, Port Clinton, 11.

Most Outstanding Player: Jayden Moore, Margaretta