The 2008-’09 Verdigris Valley All Conference wrestling and basketball teams have been released with Delco schools Grove and Jay being represented by numerous student athletes.
GHS seniors Trent Winters and Tyler Spychalski were named to the All Conference boys’ basketball team. Senior Ryan Miller was named as Honorable Mention.
Jay’s Cedrick Grass was named to the All Conference boys’ team and senior teammate Chance Tuder was named as Honorable Mention.
The All Conference girls’ team saw three Delco players make the list.
Grove seniors Margaret Pogue and Stacia Sarwinski were joined by Jay senior Sam Robertson as being named to the All Conference girls’ team.
The All Conference wrestling team featured 12 Delco grapplers.
GHS placed Zach Housley (112 lbs), Damien Hopper (119 lbs), Spencer Rutherford (125 lbs), Connor Sarwinski (152 lbs), Dusty Gehrke (160 lbs), and Weston Culvey (215 lbs) on the All Conference team.
Danny Bettelyoun (119 lbs), Jimmy Roach (125 lbs), Izack Wilson (130 lbs), Nathan Pierot (140 lbs), Trevor January (145 lbs), and Dylan Stapleton (189 lbs) made the All Conference wrestling team representing the Bulldogs.
Tony Roach of Vinita and Greg Arnold of Pryor split the boys basketball coach of the year designation with their teams sharing the conference title as well.
Wagoner’s Jade Allison was named girls basketball coach of the year and Vinita the conference champion.