West sweeps District 12 Basketball Coaches Association All-Star ClassicJeff HarrisonSpecial to The EnterpriseOLD WASHINGTON -- It was the West in a runaway sweep of the District 12 Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Classic at Buckeye Trail High on Friday, with the girls winning by a lopsided 95-62 score and the boyswinning an offensive shootout, 135-100.In the girls' game, the West jumped out to a 19-4 first quarter lead and never looked back. The East struggled from the field, hitting just 2-of-18 shots in the opening period.The margin increased to 46-23 at the half and 67-40 after three periods as the West went on cruise control after building the big early advantage.A solid all-around game of 12 points, 13 rebounds and four blocked shots earned Cambridge High's Molly Ritz the game MVP award.Leading the West offensively was Maysville's Melanie Poorman with 22 points, with her teammate Brittani Smith knocking down four three-pointers in the fourth quarter en route to a 14-point performance. Other double-digit scorers for the winners were Kat Jirles of Meadowbrook, Monica Westerheid of Bishop Rosecrans and Olivia Keene of Sheridan with 10 points each while Katlyn Abrams of New Lexington just missed with nine.For the East, Monroe Central's Alex Kuhn led the way with 15 tallies. Frontier's Ashley Kimble was the only other double figure scorer with 10 while Shenandoah's Miranda Redden and Shadyside's Kelsey Holloway each had nine.The West had 12 "threes" among its 36 goals and hit 10-of-12 free throws while the East knocked down seven "triples" of its 23 buckets and was 9-of-9 at the charity stripe.In the boys' contest, it was the "Rian and Tanner Show" as the Zanesville duo of Rian Burrell and Tanner Gibson staged an offensive display.Behind 11 first quarter points from Burrell, the West vaulted to a 32-17 advantage and increased the margin to 58-41 by halftime.In the third period, Burrell scored 12 points, but was upstaged by his Blue Devil teammate Gibson who poured in 16 markers, including four three-point connections, as the West tallied 46 points to blow it open at 104-66 heading to the fourth quarter.The East managed a 34-point final frame to hit the century mark before the final buzzer.Burrell finished with a 34-32 scoring edge over Gibson, and thus earned the game MVP award.Also in double figures for the West were Bryan Schley of Tri- Valley with 16; Jacob Cozad of New Lexington with 13; and J.C. Murasky of Maysville and Anthony Crane of Sheridan with 10 each. John Glenn's Jake Heagen was a near-miss with eight markers.For the East, six players reached twin-digits, led by Ellis Brown of Shadyside with 16. Support came from Tre Lindsey of Bridgeport with 13; Dorsey Moore of Martins Ferry and Brennan Delaney of Barnesville with 12 each; Myron Jellison of Union Local with 11; and Ethan Watson of Buckeye Trail with 10 while Monroe Centrals Marcus Schumacher just missed with nine.The West nailed 15 three-pointers among its 52 goals and was 15-of-20 at the line while the East had 41 goals, with eight three-pointers, and hit 10-of-14 at the stripe.A host of awards were presented throughout the evening, highlighted by the five District 12 Hall of Fame inductees 9 Coach Tom Boehm of Bishop Rosecrans; female athletes Connie Sanford Richardson of Caldwell and MelissaHammond Visnic of Shadyside; and male athletes Joe Bills of Bishop Rosecrans and Mitch Hannahs of Skyvue.Coach of the Year awards went to Greg Woodard of John Glenn (Division I/II), Greg Taylor of Monroe Central (Division III) and Todd Rock of Bishop Rosecrans (Division IV) for the boys; and Pat Miller of Maysville (Division I/II), Drew Greenwood of Union Local (Division III) and Tina Yates of Shadyside (Division IV).Assistant Coach of the Year honors went to Pat Lang of Fort Frye (girls) and Doug Yoho of Monroe Central (boys).Player of the Year recipients for the girls were junior Karen Sidwell of Maysville (Division I/II), senior Heidi Hines of Barnesville (Division III) and senior Kelsey Holloway of Shadyside (Division IV); and for the boys senior Jake Heagen of John Glenn (Division I/II), sophomore Dan Monteroso of St. Clairsville (Division III) and junior Zak Kirkbride of Bishop Rosecrans (Division IV).The Official of the Year was Matt Hissom of Barnesville and the Distinguished Service Award went to Junior Winland, athletic director at Monroe Central. The District 12 Scholarship winner was River's Alexa Isaly.Special events were staged at halftime of each game, with the girls' three-point shooting contest winner Katlyn Abrams of New Lexington with 18 "makes" in one minute while the show-stopping winner of the boys' slam dunk contest with a perfect 90 points on three dunks was John Glenn's Heagen.GIRLSWEST 95, EAST 62WestLacey Huck (Fort Frye) 2 0-0 4, Katlyn Abrams (New Lexington) 3 0-0 9, Brittani Smith (Maysville) 4 2-2 14, Melanie Poorman (Maysville) 8 1-1 22, Olivia Keene (Sheridan) 5 0-1 10, Molly Ritz (Cambridge) 5 1-2 12, Monica Westerheide (Rosecrans) 4 2-2 10, Karlie Collins (West Muskingum) 2 0-0 4, Kat Jirles (Meadowbrook) 3 4-4 10. Totals 36 10-12 95.EastKelsey Holloway (Shadyside) 3 1-1 9, Alex Kuhn (Monroe Central) 5 2-2 15, Stacey Mugrage (Caldwell) 1 0-0 2, Melanie Baker (Barnesville) 0 0-0 0, Ellie LeMasters (St. John Central) 2 0-0 4, Miranda Redden (Shenandoah) 3 2-2 9, Sarah Neavin (Shadyside) 1 0-0 2, Alexa Abrams (Buckeye Trail) 2 0-0 5, Lizzy Nau (Caldwell) 2 2-2 6, Ashley Kimble (Frontier) 4 2-2 10. Totals23 9-9 62.West 19 27 21 28 9 95East 4 19 17 22 9 62Three point goals 9W 12 (Smith 4, Poorman 4, Abrams 3, Ritz); E 7 (Kuhn 3, Holloway 2, Redden, Abrams). Fouls 9W 12; E 11. Fouled Out -- none. Turnovers 9W 17; E 18.