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Three Rebels named to all-region teams

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By The Staff

A trio of Owen County basketball players has been named to their respective All 8th Region Teams.

Rianna Gayheart was named to the girls’ team. The sophomore averaged 12.5 points and 3.8 rebounds during the regular season. She shot 72 percent from the free-throw line and led the team in three-pointers with 36. This is the second-straight year Gayheart has been given this honor.

For the boys, Sawyer Williams and Jordan Shelton both were named to the All eighth-region team. It is the first time since 1996 that two members of the boys’ team have been placed on the team.

A senior, Shelton averaged 7.5 points and 7.6 rebounds a game. Williams, a sophomore, averaged 12.7 points and 6.4 rebounds. Williams’ 267 points was the most on the team. Shelton led the team with 168 total rebounds and 59 blocked shots.