Akers is 12th Region player of the year; Mason takes top coach honors

Published 7:14 pm Monday, February 28, 2022

Lara Akers of Danville was voted the 12th Region Girls Player of the Year by 12th Region Girls Basketball Coaches Association.
Akers was among eight area players voted to the 2022 All-12th Region Team selected by the 12th Region Girls Basketball Coaches Association.
Timberlynn Yeast of Mercer County and Desiree Tandy of Danville joined her on the first team.
Judie Mason of Danville was voted the regional coach of the year by the coaches’ association.
12th Region Girls Basketball Coaches Association
All-12th Region Team

Player of the Year
Lara Akers, Danville
First Team
Lara Akers; Timberlynn Yeast, Mercer County; Sydney Martin, Pulaski County; Ayden Smiddy, Southwestern; Desiree Tandy, Danville
Second Team
Kinsley Molden, Southwestern; Grace Mbugua, Danville Christian; Love Mays, Danville; Payton Acey, Southwestern; Caroline Oakes, Pulaski County
Third Team
Mallory Campbell, Wayne County; Jade Pevley, Garrard County; Payton Bugg, Boyle County; Jenna Akers, Danville; Jermyra Christian, East Jessamine
Coach of the Year
Judie Mason, Danville