Lansing junior Shea McCartney, who led the Bobcats to the Section 4 Class C title game, has been named most valuable player of the North Large Division of the Interscholastic Athletic Conference, the league announced Thursday.
McCartney, who averaged nearly 16 points per game, scored 13 points in Lansing’s 55-50 defeat of Waverly in the IAC Large School final last month at Tompkins Cortland Community College. Lansing, is ranked 19th statewide, fell to top-ranked Harpursville in the sectional final last weekend.
Other first-team picks were McCartney’s twin sister, Maura, along with senior teammate Audrey Eastman, Trumansburg sophomore Anna Shelley, Dryden junior Vanessa Scott and Whitney Point junior Brittney Randall.
Southern Cayuga junior Adrianne Torea was named MVP of the North Small Division. She led the Chiefs to the conference tournament title. Rounding out the all-division first team were Southern Cayuga seniors Sydney Cullen and Jessie Kopp, Marathon freshman Cassidy Marsh, Moravia freshman Marissa Hingston and Union Springs junior Jamison Valentino.
In the South, Elmira Notre Dame senior guard Sheridan Heine was named Large School MVP after averaging 18.9 points and helping the Crusaders to a 15-6 record and a berth in the Section 4 Class C semifinals. Heine, who will play at Division I Manhattan College, went over 1,000 career points during the postseason.
She was joined on the IAC South Large School first team by senior teammate Emily Carson and three players from division champion Waverly: seniors Jordan Raupers and Reylyn Schwartzhoff and junior Emiley Myers. Thomas A. Edison senior Michelle Woychak also made the team.
Candor senior Sierra Szwec was named MVP of the South Small School Division. All-division first-team picks were Candor sophomore Mikayla Short, Candor senior Miranda Russell, Newfield freshman Mariyah Byrd, Newfield senior Mariah Crawford and Tioga junior Danielle Barto.