Lincoln senior Darrian Carmean and junior Maycee Lange were among 10 selected to the all-Big Eight Conference girls basketball team announced Wednesday.
Carmean, the top vote-getter, was selected for the third straight season, while Lange makes her second appearance. Carmean was the area’s leading scorer this year at 21.4 points per game, and Lange was fourth at 15.7. Carmean added 3.9 assists and 1.7 steals, while Lange grabbed 9.9 rebounds with 2.2 steals and 1.7 blocks.
Carmean also led the conference in points, made 3-pointers (69), made free throws (130), free-throw percentage (86) and total assists (82). Lange was fifth in scoring, second in rebounds and blocks, and fifth in scoring, while also providing 10 double-doubles.
Rounding out the all-Big Eight squad were Washington’s Kencia Levasseur and Alaina Thorne; Boonville’s Alaysha Brandenberger and Ramey Wilder; Jasper’s Claire Knies and Brooke Nottingham; Princeton’s Hannah Sisk; and Mount Vernon’s Brooke Jackson.
Nottingham, Knies, and Sisk join Carmean as three-time all-conference picks, and Brandenberger and Levasseur were selected for the second time.
The Alices were unbeaten champions in the league’s final season at 5-0. They were followed by Washington 4-1, Boonville 3-2, Jasper 2-3, Mount Vernon 1-4, and Princeton 0-5. It was Lincoln’s third Big Eight championship in the last four years.