High school seniors from across Kansas displayed plenty of offense in the 22nd annual Northwest Kansas All-Star Basketball Classic. Both the men’s and women’s teams, wearing their respective high school team’s road dark or home light uniforms, played Sunday at the Colby Community Building. 

Sheetz, Schamberger Lead Teams in Annual All-Star Game

Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 11:00 AM

High school seniors from across Kansas displayed plenty of offense in the 22nd annual Northwest Kansas All-Star Basketball Classic. Both the men’s and women’s teams, wearing their respective high school team’s road dark or home light uniforms, played Sunday at the Colby Community Building.

On the men’s side, Oakley High’s Mason Sheetz led all scorers as his dark team topped the light team, 108-85. Sheetz was later named MVP for the game. Cole Smith of Stanton Co. added 15 points and Olathe Northwest’s Jaymond Kelly had 12. Prior to the game Kelly also won the 3-point shooting contest. Layton Werth from Triplains/Brewster was the high scorer for the light team with 13 points, followed by Phillipsburg’s Sam Sage and Shawnee Mission’s Anei Anei, who each chipped in 12.

The women’s game came down to the last shot as the light team held on to beat the dark team, 65-63. The light team’s Lexie Schamberger (Hoxie) was named MVP after scoring a game-high 17 points. Jessica Arnold of Ulysses added 11, while Holcomb’s Taylor Deniston had 10. Deniston would go on to win the 3-point shooting contest after the game. Leading the way for the dark team was Stockton’s Morgan Beougher with 10 points; Demi Murray of Decatur Co. and Colby’s Shaila Giebler had 9 apiece. 

CCC hosts the annual all-star game in March at the conclusion of the high school basketball season. "We would like to thank the participants, parents, coaches, officials, announcer and other volunteers for all they do to make our event a success," said CCC Athletic Director Ryan Sturdy.