The Northern Carolina Conference has released its all-conference teams and coach and player of the year awards for the 2016-17 boys and girls basketball and wrestling seasons. Awards were voted on by the league’s coaches.
Southern Vance’s Marcus Harrison was voted boys basketball player of the year, while South Granville’s Jake Wohlfeil was coach of the year. In girls basketball, Warren County’s Samaria Lynch won player of the year while coach of the year was shared by Warren County’s Shannon Jones and Roanoke Rapids’ Jim Whitmire.
In wrestling, Franklinton’s Josh Igims was coach of the year and South Granville’s Bryce Talley was wrestler of the year.
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Coach of the Year: Jake Wohlfeil, South Granville.
Player of the Year: Marcus Harrison, Southern Vance.
All-conference: Quinton Wright, Bunn; Delton Davis, Franklinton; Smith Gupton, Franklinton; Tyjarek Simmons, Roanoke Rapids; Justice Baldwin, Southern Vance; Joseph Mitchell, South Granville; Taariq Branch, South Granville; Justin Kobler, N.C. School of Science and Math; Ian Jones, Durham School of the Arts; Donte Edwards, Durham School of the Arts.
Co-coaches of the Year: Jim Whitmire, Roanoke Rapids & Shannon Jones, Warren County
Player of the Year: Samaria Lynch, Warren County.
All-conference: Nashiya Branch, Southern Vance; Ayeshia Treasley, Southern Vance; Anna Vann, Roanoke Rapids; Michelle Stewart, Roanoke Rapids; Chanel Thomas, Franklinton; Stephanie Jones, Warren County; Sha'Da Bullock, Warren County; Selena Cooke, Bunn; Rachel Ruderman, N.C. School of Science and Math; Olivia Dougherty, South Granville.
Co-coaches of the Year: Josh Igims, Franklinton.
Wrestler of the Year: Bryce Talley, South Granville.
106: Katerina Pendergrass, South Granville
113: Ryan Greenblatt, N.C. School of Science and Math
120: Sam Kagarise, Bunn
126: Jakel Lawrence, Bunn
132: Ben Nichols, N.C. School of Science and Math
138: Hayes Tharrington, Franklinton
145: Trequan Alston, Southern Vance
152: Ben Hornyak, Franklinton
160: Patrick Doherty, Franklinton
160: Che Armstrong, Durham School of the Arts
170: Bryce Talley, South Granville
170: Ethan Emmerich, Franklinton
182: JC Fairchild, Franklinton
195: Matthew Norton, Roanoke Rapids
220: Michael Rogers, Franklinton
285: Omar Rosa, Bunn
285: Antonio Lawrence, Roanoke Rapids