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Gatesman, Presloid, Tingley Top 2020 All American Awards & Engraving Girls’ Hoops Awards; All-District Named

CLARION, Pa. – North Clarion’s Abby Gatesman, Punxsutawney’s Chloe Presloid, and Coudersport’s Bob Tingley are the major All American Awards & Engraving D9Sports.com District 9 girls’ basketball award winners for the 2019-2020 season.

(Photo from left: Bob Tingley, Abby Gatesman, Chloe Presloid)

Gatesman is the Player of the Year, Presloid is the Rookie of the Year and Tingley is the Chuck Daly Coach of the Year Presented by the Chuck Daly Foundation.

In addition to the major awards, first-, second- and third-team All American Awards & Engraving D9Sports.com All-District 9 teams were chosen.

Joining Gatesman on the first team were Brookville’s Marcy Schindler, Clarion’s Kait Constantino, Coudersport’s Sarah Chambers, Elk County Catholic’s Taylor Newton, and Redbank Valley’s Tara Hinderliter.

On the second team were Bradford’s Hannah Lary, Keystone’s Emily Lauer, Moniteau’s Aslyn Pry, Port Allegany’s Cailey Barnett, Punxsutawney’s Sarah Weaver, and Union’s Dominika Logue.

On the third team were Brockway’ Selena Buttery, Brookville’s Lauren Hergert, Coudersport’s Rosalyn Page, Cranberry’s Ava Ferringer, North Clarion’s Mackenzie Bauer, and Punxsutawney’s Riley Presloid.

This is the 21st year of the postseason District 9 awards and the 19th they have been housed at D9Sports.com (the first year, 2000, the awards were awarded by the Tri-County Sunday out of DuBois). It marks the 12th consecutive year All American Awards & Engraving has been the title sponsor of the awards.

The 2012 Clarion Area Chamber of Business and Industry Business of the Year in the Economic Development Division, All American Awards & Engraving is located on Route 322 in Shippenville.

The company, which specializes in all kinds of awards, trophies and engraving products as well as screen printing and embroidery, will put just about anything on just about anything. It can be found on the web at www.allamericanhq.com or by calling 1-877-402-9273.

D9Sports.com is in its 20th year of covering athletics within the PIAA’s District 9. The independent media site, which became part of the EYT Media family of sites (www.exploreClarion.com, www.exploreJeffersonPa.com, www.exploreVenango.com) in December 2015 is not affiliated with the PIAA or PIAA District 9 in any way.

NOTES – In order to be eligible for the award or the all-district team, a player must participate in at least 60 percent of her team’s total games. In order to be eligible for Rookie of the Year, a player must be either a freshman or a sophomore who saw limited or no time as a freshman.

Note: The boys’ team will be announced next week

ALL AMERICAN AWARDS & ENGRAVING PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Abby Gatesman, Senior, North Clarion

Gatesman led North Clarion to a 26-1 record, a KSAC Title, a second-place finish in District 9 Class 1A and the PIAA Class 1A quarterfinals, where the She-Wolves were slated to play WPIAL champion Rochester before the season was cut short because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

She averaged 14.6 points, 6.6 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 3.1 steals per game on the season despite many times not even playing three full quarters because of North Clarion beat teams by an average of 30 points per game during the regular season. Her numbers increased to 16.2 points, 11.2 rebounds. 6.2 assists and 2.8 steals per game in the postseason.

The KSAC MVP, Gatesman was an all-state selection as a junior and is making her second consecutive appearance on the District 9 first team. She finished her career with 1,232 career points and will play college basketball at NCAA Division II Clarion University next season.

ALL AMERICAN AWARDS & ENGRAVING ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: Chloe Presloid, Freshman, Punxsutawney

Presloid helped Punxsutawney to the District 9 Class 4A title and a 19-5 record by averaging 8.6 points per game and hitting 41 3-pointers. Running the point a lot during the year for the Lady Chucks, she shot 35 percent from 3-point range on the season and added 2.1 assists, 4.1 rebounds, and 2.0 steals per game.

ALL AMERICAN AWARDS & ENGRAVING CHUCK DALY COACH OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY THE CHUCK DALY FOUNDATION: Bob Tingley, Coudersport

Tingley led Coudersport to a 23-4 record, the NTL title, the District 9 Class 1A title and the PIAA Class 1A quarterfinals this season. The Lady Falcons upset three-time defending champion North Clarion in the D9 championship game and then won a pair of PIAA playoff games to advance to the quarterfinals where they were scheduled to play District 10 champion Kennedy Catholic when the COVID-19 pandemic brought a sudden end to the season.

Making it more impressive was the fact Coudersport had just one player average in double digits this season and had to replace its leading scorer from a year ago, Shae Black.

The Lady Falcons won their final 11 games on the season.

ALL AMERICAN AWARDS & ENGRAVING FIRST-TEAM ALL-DISTRICT

  • Marcy Schindler, Sr., Brookville (14.2 ppg, 11.0 rpg, 2.5 bpg, 1.8 spg, Shot 46.1 percent from the field)
  • Kait Constantino, Sr., Clarion (20.0 ppg, 7.5 rpg, 2.8 spg, 1.1 apg; 1,314 career points)
  • Sarah Chambers, Jr., Coudersport (13.6 ppg, 11.1 rpg, 3.7 spg, 2.6 apg, 4.2 bpg)
  • Taylor Newton, Sr., Elk County Catholic (16.9 ppg, 12.3 rpg, 4.6 spg, 3.2 apg, 2.1 spg, Shot 51 percent from the field; Recorded 23 double-doubles; 1,397 career points)
  • Abby Gatesman, Sr., North Clarion (Player of the Year; 14.6 ppg, 6.6 rpg, 5.1 apg, 3.1 spg, 49 3-pointers; 1,232 career points
  • Tara Hinderliter, Sr., Redbank Valley (21.1 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 4.2 spg; 1,401 career points )

ALL AMERICAN AWARDS & ENGRAVING FIRST-TEAM ALL-DISTRICT

  • Hannah Lary, Jr., Bradford (18.6 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 3.0 spg, 3.0 apg, 66 3-pointers)
  • Emily Lauer, Jr., Keystone (15.4 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 3.5 spg, 2.5 apg, 0.9 bpg)
  • Cailey Barnett, Sr., Port Allegany (18.8 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 5.3 spg, 3.0 apg, 53 3-pointers; 1,312 career points
  • Aslyn Pry, Jr., Moniteau (14.6 ppg, 13.3 rpg, 3.0 spg, 2.7 apg, 1.5 bpg)
  • Sarah Weaver, Jr., Punxsutawney (14.5 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 3.0 apg, 1.9 spg, 30 3-pointers
  • Dominika Logue, So., Union (17.2 ppg, 8.1 rpg, 3.4 apg, 4.2 spg, 1.4 bpg)

ALL AMERICAN AWARDS & ENGRAVING FIRST-TEAM ALL-DISTRICT

  • Selena Buttery, So., Brockway (11.0 ppg, 12.2 rpg, 5.1 bpg, 1.8 apg, 1.5 spg)
  • Lauren Hergert, Sr., Brookville (9.4 ppg, 9.9 rpg, 2.3 spg, 1.7 apg)
  • Rosalyn Page, Jr., Coudersport (9.0 ppg, 7.9 rpg, 2.1 spg, 1.4 apg)
  • Ava Ferringer, Jr., Cranberry (14.5 ppg, 7.2 rpg, 1.4 apg, 1.3 spg, 0.9 bpg)
  • Mackenzie Bauer, Sr., North Clarion (11.6 ppg, 4.0 spg, 2.9 apg, 2.7 rpg, 29 3-pointers)
  • Riley Presloid, Jr., Punxsutawney (13.5 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 2.0 spg, 1.8 apg, 59 3-pointers)

D9SPORTS.COM DISTRICT 9 GIRLS’ BASKETBALL AWARD HISTORY

PLAYER OF THE YEAR
2020 – Abby Gatesman, North Clarion
2019 – Ella Marconi, Kane
2018 – Tori Obenrader, North Clarion
2017 – Tori Obenrader, North Clarion
2016 – LeeAnn Gibson, Karns City
2015 – Maci Thornton, Clarion
2014 – Madison Johnson, Keystone
2013 – Emily Merryman, Cranberry
2012 – Morgan Johnson, Keystone
2011 – Kayla Hoohuli, St. Marys
2010 – Kayla Hoohuli, St. Marys
2009 – Kayla Hoohuli, St. Marys
2008 – Kristy Kamper, Coudersport
2007 – Tiffany Corle, Union
2006 – Bethan Koch, Union and Andrea Mortimer, Union
2005 – Staci Heberling, Punxsutawney
2004 – Katie Kepple, Karns City and Staci Heberling, Punxsutawney
2003 – Brittany McLean, Cameron County
2002 – Brittany McLean, Cameron County
2001 – Mary Jane Eaton, Union
2000* – Karissa Kussick, Karns City and Courtnay Rattigan, Karns City
*The 2000 awards were officially the DuBois Courier-Express District 9 Awards. D9Sports.com took over the awards in 2001.

COACH OF THE YEAR

2020 – Bob Tingley, Coudersport
2019 – Dave Kiehl, Kane
2018 – Mark Powell, Brookville and Terry Dreihaup, North Clarion
2017 – Terry Dreihaup, North Clarion
2016 – Barry Foust, Keystone
2015 – Tom McNellie, Venango Catholic
2014 – Dave Kerschbaumer, Karns City
2013 – Roger Walter, Clarion and Robin Martin, Redbank Valley
2012 – Chrissy Shumaker, Cranberry
2011 – Ann Nuzzo, Bradford
2010 – Dave Kiehl, Kane
2009 – Paula Judy, North Clarion
2008 – Bob Wachob, West Forest
2007 – Josh Meeker, Union
2006 – Josh Meeker, Union
2005 – Josh Meeker, Union
2004 – Josh Meeker, Union
2003 – Matt Splain, Coudersport
2002 – Randy Reitz, Punxsutawney
2001 – Tom Harpst, Coudersport
2000* – Larry Deal, Karns City
*The 2000 awards were officially the DuBois Courier-Express District 9 Awards. D9Sports.com took over the awards in 2001.

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

2020 – Chloe Presloid, Punxsutawney
2019 – Dominika Logue, Union
2018 – Sarah Chambers, Coudersport
2017 – Cailey Barnett, Port Allegany
2016 – Leah Miller, Punxsutawney
2015 – Tori Obenrader, North Clarion
2014 – Camryn Cummings, Kane and Hali Olson, Brookville
2013 – Brooke Hinderliter, Redbank Valley
2012 – Madison Johnson, Keystone
2011 – Emily Merryman, Cranberry
2010 – Morgan Johnson, Keystone
2009 – Delanie Cowburn, Coudersport
2008 – Kayla Hoohuli, St. Marys
2007 – Samantha Schwabenbauer, Keystone and Genna Sneeringer, West Forest
2006 – Kelsey Rini, East Forest and Abby Grumley, Johnsonburg
2005 – Alicia Ponegalek, East Forest
2004 – No Award
2003 – No Award
2002 – No Award
2001 – No Award
2000 – No Award



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