2A HONORS: Condie, Pershing County dominate girls state awards


Pershing County, which rolled to its second straight Class 2A girls basketball title this season, also dominated the all-state team, as selected by coaches.

Mustangs’ junior guard Sarita Jo Condie was named 2A State Most Valuable Player after averaging 21.6 points, 5.2 rebounds and 5.9 assists per game.

Two of Condie’s teammates — Claudia Dennler and Grace Moreira — earned first-team all-state honors, along with White Pine’s Bailey Moore and Maataua Kingston, Mountain View’s Briana Marruffo and Lincoln County’s Lacee Babcock.

Pershing County coach Steve Cerini shared Coach of the Year accolades with White Pine’s Jeff Cramer, who guided the Bobcats to the 2A state final.

Class 2A All-State
First Team
Lacee Babcock, Lincoln County; Briana Marruffo, Mountain View; Claudia Dennler, Pershing County; Grace Moreira, Pershing County; Bailey Moore, White Pine; Maataua Kingston, White Pine
Second Team
Deja Harris, Calvary Chapel; Tori O’Connor, Incline; Leti Escobedo, Lincoln County; Kourtney Gloeckner, Lincoln County; Melissa Gonzales, Pershing County; Haidn Windous, White Pine
Most Valuable Player—Sarita Jo Condie, Pershing County
Co-Coach of the Year—Steve Cerini, Pershing County; Jeff Cramer, White Pine