Four starting players for the Paonia Lady Eagles basketball team, forward Ce'rra Carsten and guards Jessica Altman, Carson Pipher and Chelsy Reed, were recently named to the 2A Western Slope League All-Conference first team.
Carsten, a five-foot-six junior, shot 64 percent in free throws and ended the season with 199 points.
She made 98 rebounds and 52 steals.
Pipher, a sophomore, averaged 8.8 points and 3.5 rebounds per game; Pipher scored a team high 24 points against Meeker. She logged in 50 assists, 88 total rebounds and 48 steals for the season.
Reed, a junior, averaged 9 points per game. She was ranked second in the WSL in steals, averaging almost four steals per game for a season total of 95. Of her 225 season points, 87 were on 3-point field goals.
Altman, a two-year starting point guard, averaged 8.4 points per game and scored in double figures in 10 games. She averaged 2.9 assists per game and was ranked third in the league with 73. Altman shot 68 percent in free throws and was ranked fifth in the league in steals. She was invited by the Colorado Coaches of Girls Sports to play in the CCGS all-state games, but declined due to a conflict in scheduling with her senior prom.
Juniors Annavah Kropp and Abby Campbell received all-conference honorable mention honors.
The Lady Eagles (23-3) were league and regional champions and finished fourth at the state 2A tournament.
Senior Daniel Ford received 2A WSL All-Conference First Team honors. Ford was a force both on defense and from the paint, averaging 11.8 points per game and shooting 48 percent in field goals. He led the team in total rebounds with 77.
Seniors Anthony Roeber and Trevor Walters received All-Conference honorable mention honors. Roeber averaged 11.5 points and 3.2
rebounds per game. He ended the season with 265 total points, 74 total rebounds and 34 assists.
Walters, the starting point guard, averaged 10.4 points per game and sank 75 percent of his total field goal tries. He led the team in assists with 46 and had 75 total rebounds.