3A NPSL MVP Jaylen Petty dunks the ball against Lincoln in the first round of the playoffs. Ben Ray / The Reporter

3A NPSL MVP Jaylen Petty dunks the ball against Lincoln in the first round of the playoffs. Ben Ray / The Reporter

NPSL All League basketball awards announced

Auburn, Kent and Federal Way school districts represented.

The 2023-24 NPSL All-League basketball awards were announced this week on the NPSL website.

4A Boys MVP: Mason Thomas (Sr.), Federal Way

4A Girls MVP: Jessica Ajayi (Jr.), Kentwood

3A Boys MVP: Jaylen Petty (Jr.), Auburn

3A Girls MVP: Emmalee Secrest (Sr.), Auburn

4A Coach of the Year (Boys): Rick Tripp (Tahoma)

4A Coach of the Year (Girls): Jordan Nero (Kentwood)

3A Coach of the Year (Boys): Brent Brilhante (Todd Beamer)

3A Coach of the Year (Girls): Alyse Lacey (Auburn Mountainview)

First Team 4A Boys:

Zach Luz (Sr.), Mount Rainier

Dalton Brown (Sr.), Tahoma

Brandon Tagle (So.), Kentwood

Adam Davis (Sr.), Tahoma

Lorenzo Garcia (Jr.), Kennedy

First Team 4A Girls:

Lily Cavanaugh (Sr.), Tahoma

Sydney Esperanza (Sr.), Kentridge

Jeralynn Sevaaetasi (Jr.), Decatur

Niki Boris (Sr.), Kentwood

Brooke Deyek (Sr.), Tahoma

First Team 3A Boys:

Will Tellis (Sr.), Todd Beamer

Caleb Bowden (Sr.), Auburn Mountainview

Luvens Valcin (Sr.), Auburn

Caleb Berry (Sr.), Todd Beamer

Carter Hansen (Jr.), Auburn

First Team 3A Girls:

Avery Hansen (Fr.), Auburn

Keleesa Howard (Fr.), Auburn

Madelyn Shaw (Jr.), Auburn Mountainview

Cymone Blowe (Sr.), Kent-Meridian

Bella Titialii (Sr.), Auburn

Jaylah Brown (Sr.), Auburn

Second Team 4A Boys:

Kofi Peyton (Sr.), Federal Way

Corey Tita (Jr.) , Kentwood

Jayden Stephens (Sr.), Tahoma

Carter Stonerock (Sr.), Tahoma

Giovanni Moimoi (So.), Kentridge

Second Team 4A Girls:

Jayla Keowla (Jr.), Kentridge

Adalynn Busch (So.), Tahoma

Kate Wooten (Sr.), Tahoma

Paige Nadarski (So.), Kennedy

Bailey Nettleton (So.), Tahoma

Second Team 3A Boys:

Sebastian Arius (Jr.), Auburn Mountainview

Joel Remos (Sr.), Kent-Meridian

Freddie Boles (Sr.), Auburn Riverside

Terrence Whiting (Jr.), Todd Beamer

Julius Graham (Sr.) , Kent-Merdian

Second Team 3A Girls:

Ayeli Avelar (Jr.), Auburn Riverside

Jordyn Keith (Jr.), Kentlake

Kyra Thomas (Jr.), Auburn Mountainview

Nashayla Fellows (Sr.), Kent-Meridian

Defensive Awards:

Girls 4A Defensive Team:

Lajaya Brown (So.), Kentridge

Rylee Jacox (So.), Tahoma

Tamairah Allen (Sr.), Decatur

Sydney Esperanza (Sr.), Kentridge

Tyanna Sims (Fr.), Kentwood

Girls 3A Defensive Team:

Avery Hansen (Fr.), Auburn

Bella Titialii (Sr.), Auburn

Madelyn Shaw (Jr.), Auburn Mountainview

Nashayla Fellows (Sr.), Kent-Meridian

Keleesa Howard (Fr.) , Auburn

4A Boys Defensive Player of the Year – Parker Plowman (Sr.), Tahoma

3A Boys Defensive Player of the Year – Ahmed Ismail (Sr.), Todd Beamer


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3A Girls NPSL MVP Emmalee Secrest drives to the basket. Ben Ray / The Reporter

3A Girls NPSL MVP Emmalee Secrest drives to the basket. Ben Ray / The Reporter

4A Girls NPSL MVP Jessica Ajayi eyes down her opponent from Australia. Ben Ray / The Reporter

4A Girls NPSL MVP Jessica Ajayi eyes down her opponent from Australia. Ben Ray / The Reporter

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