Kingsford’s Kriegl named GNC Player of the Year

Kingsford's Jordyn Kriegl, center, shoots against Iron Mountain on Jan. 5, 2018, in Kingsford, Mich. Kriegl was named the Great Northern Conference's Player of the Year. (Adam Niemi/The Daily News Photo, File)

KINGSFORD — Kingsford senior point guard Jordyn Kriegl has been named the Great Northern Conference Player of the Year.

Girls basketball coaches met Saturday to select All-GNC performers.

Kriegl, a four-year varsity performer, averaged 10.6 points, 3.6 assists and 3.8 rebounds in her senior season.

Kriegl, who will attend Edgewood College in Madison, was selected to the GNC first-team for her sophomore and junior years.

Kingsford senior Renee Roberts was named to the All-GNC first team with Emma Anderson of Menominee, Lexi Chaillier of Escanaba, Taylor Hunter of Gladstone and Avery Ledy of Marquette.

Kingsford sophomore Brooke Kriegl, Jordyn’s sister, landed a second-team spot.

Junior Olivia Allen and senior Sam Cross of Kingsford received honorable mention.

Ledy earned defensive player of the year, leading a lineup with Brooke Kriegl, Barrette, Chaillier, Hardwick and Stasha Warchock of Marquette.

Ben Smith of Marquette was named GNC Coach of the Year.

All-Great Northern Conference:

PLAYER OF THE YEAR — Jordyn Kriegl, Kingsford, 12

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR — Avery Ledy, Marquette, 11

COACH OF THE YEAR — Ben Smith, Marquette

ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM

Erin Barrette, Menominee, 9

Lexi Chaillier, Escanaba, 11

Kaitlyn Hardwick, Gladstone, 12

Brooke Kriegl, Kingsford, 10

Stasha Warchock, Marquette, 12

FIRST TEAM

Emma Anderson, Menominee, 9

Lexi Chaillier, Escanaba, 11

Taylor Hunter, Gladstone, 12

Avery Ledy, Marquette, 11

Renee Roberts, Kingsford, 12

SECOND TEAM

Erin Barrette, Menominee, 9

Kaitlyn Hardwick, Gladstone, 12

Nicole Kamin, Escanaba, 9

Sydney Kivi, Marquette, 11

Brooke Kriegl, Kingsford, 10

Stasha Warchock, Marquette, 12

HONORABLE MENTION

Olivia Allen, Kingsford, 11; Andie Balenger, Gladstone, 10; Sarah Barrette, Menominee, 11; Sam Cross, Kingsford, 12; Megan Crow, Gladstone, 9; Chloe Hale, Marquette, 12; Claudia Hale, Marquette, 12; Emma Hofer, Menominee, 11; Mykenzie Monkevich, Escanaba, 12; Cassidi Stannard, Escanaba, 11

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