Two YVCC men’s players voted all-East Region

February 28, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Yakima Valley’s Amir Royal and Dabrail Henton have been named to the all-East Region men’s basketball team.

Royal, a 6-foot-7 sophomore from Las Vegas, is YVCC’s leading scorer at 17.5 points per game. He was named to the first team.

Henton, a 6-3 sophomore from Modesto, Calif., made the second team.

Guard Cameron Jensen, a 6-3 freshman from Virgin Valley, Nev., was named to the all-defensive team, and Royal and Henton have been selected to play in the NWAACC’s sophomore all-star game scheduled for March 11 at Pierce College.

The Yaks, 16-10 and the region’s No. 4 seed, open NWAACC Tournament play at 6 p.m. Saturday against second-ranked Clark (25-2) at the Toyota Center in Kennewick.



Central trio honored by GNAC

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Central Washington’s Sophie Russell, Alex Dunn and Jessica VanDyke were named to the GNAC’s all-conference honorable mention team Tuesday, the university announced.

Russell, a four-year CWU standout from Lacey’s River Ridge High School, averaged 14.9 points per game and concluded her career as the fourth-best scorer in school history.

Dunn, a junior, and VanDyke, a sophomore, transferred to CWU from Carroll College in Helena Mont., after the coach of the Saints, Shawn Nelson, was hired at Central last spring.

Dunn averaged 11.8 points and 6.3 rebounds per game while VanDyke avraged 14.2 points and a team-best 6.8 rebounds.

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