Pacer players honored by ORVC

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The Ohio River Valley Conference has announced its “Players of the Week” and “Top Performers: for the week of January 31st through February 5th.

For the Lady Pacers, Ashley Chase, Brittany Cole and Jaclyn Ranz were all honored as “Top Performers.”

Ashley Chase was honored for her 43 points, 14 rebounds, nine blocked shots, and 68-percent field goal percentage over two games.

Brittany Cole was honored for her 14 points and nine assists in two games.

Jaclyn Ranz was honored for her 17 points and four assists versus Shawe.

Other players honored as “Top Performers” included: Ciara McGuire and Erin Collier of South Ripley; Sammi Walton of Rising Sun; Janelle Hardesty, Erika Simon, and Abby Rohlfing of Jac-Cen-Del; Kristi McVey and Jesse Oliver of Southwestern; Courtney King, Maria Berry, and Katie Sommer of Shawe; and Megan Lade, Lacee Alloway, and Katie Volz of Milan.

Kayla Hay of Southwestern and Julie Lipperd of South Ripley shared the “Player of the Week” honor.

With the wrap up of the girls regular season, South Ripley and Southwestern shared the conference championship this season with an ORVC mark of 5-1; while Switzerland County and Jac-Cen-Del both finished with 4-2 conference marks.

The reserve championship was won by Southwestern.

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In girls individual statistics, several Lady Pacers are among the top 10 in categories.
Ashley Chase is leading the conference in scoring with an average of 18.2 points per game, is third in rebounding with an average of 7.0 per game, and is third in field goal percentage at .509.

Jaclyn Ranz is tied for seventh in scoring with an average of 10.8 per game; is tied for seventh in field goal percentage at .439; and is second in the number of three-point field goals made with 31.

Ashley Bright is fifth in assists with 54; and is ninth in field goal percentage at .422; and Kodi Driver is tied for third in the number of three-point field goals made with 23. Holly Jackson is eighth in assists with 44.

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For the boys, Chancey May and Travis Webster were included in the “Top Performer” honors.

Chancey Mary was honored for his 35 points — including seven three-pointers in two games; and Travis Webster was honored for his 14 points, 11 assists and 100-percent freethrow shooting in two games.

Other players named “Top Performers” were: Adam Peetz and Tyler Einhaus of Jac-Cen-Del; Michael Fear, Tyler Ester, and Brandon Seabolt of South Ripley; Jacob McVey and Nate Thomasson of Southwestern; Kyle George and David McIntosh of Milan; Drew Kring and Ben Schafer of Shawe; and Curtis Fogle of Rising Sun.

Justin Huff of Jac-Cen-Del was awarded the “Player of the Week” honor.

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In boys individual statistics, Mat Deaton is fourth in field goal percentage at .550 and is ninth in free throw shooting percentage at .710.

Chancey May is fourth in three point field goals made with 31 and is ninth in assists with 41; Travis Webster is seventh in assists with 53; Cody Peters is eighth in assists with 45; and B.J. Shelton is tied for seventh in rebounding with an average of 6.4 per game.