Several players from Muldrow, Roland and Sallisaw’s high school basketball teams recently received Northeastern Oklahoma Athletic Association (NOAA) recognition from the conference coaches.
This season the Class 3A No. 4 Roland Rangers (24–3) and 4A No. 7 Stilwell (23-4) tied for the boys’ top spot in the conference.
Earlier this month, the Rangers and Indians qualified for their respective state tournaments in Oklahoma City.
Carson Wiggins and Davohn Hall of the Roland Rangers received two of the NOAA boys’ top All-Conference awards, and five of their teammates, as well as head coach Eddie Lewis, were also recognized by the conference coaches.
Wiggins was named Defensive Player of the Year, while Hall was selected Newcomer of the Year. Lewis shared the Coach of the Year Award with Stilwell’s Michael George.
Wiggins, Davohn Hall and Kyeree Hall were chosen first team All-Conference, Peyton Whisenant was selected second team All-Conference, and Ashton Peters, Desean Cruse and Buck Triplett received honorable mention.
The Bulldogs’ Trenden Collins was selected the boys Most Valuable Player (best all-around) in the conference, and teammate Drew Luttrell joined Collins on the first team All-Conference squad.
Parker Sevenstar was chosen third team All-Conference, and Kashan Buhkari and Jaxson Anstine received honorable mention.
The Bulldogs of head coach Terry Collins were 15-9 overall this season and advanced to the Class 4A regional consolation semifinals at Verdigris.
Four players from the Black Diamonds were recently honored by the conference coaches.
Jackson Obregon was selected first team All-Conference, Sim Kilpatrick was chosen second team All-Conference, and Parker Jackson and Brodie Cameron received honorable mention.
The Black Diamonds of head coach Chadd Gehrke were 10-13 overall this season while advancing to the Class 4A regional consolation quarterfinals.
The other top boys’ award went to Stilwell’s Codey Petree as Offensive Player of the Year.