CHS girls’ team honored at banquet

 The Concordia High School girls' basketball team was honored during a banquet on Tuesday night.
Megan James was presented the Paul Koehn Outstanding Senior Basketball Player Award.
James, a 5-9 forward, averaged 12 points and 5.4 rebounds per game for the Panthers.
Tristen Leiszler, a 5-6 junior, received the Karl Buer Free Throw Award.
Leiszler, who averaged 16.6 points per game, shot 80.4 percent from the free throw line
Ashley Beaumont and Jordynn Gumm received the Senior Leadership Award.
Concordia finished 14-8 overall and 6-4 in the North Central Kansas League.
Panthers receiving varsity letters along with James, Leiszler, Gumm and Beaumont include:
Kelsey Kearn, Maggie Lambert, Kahlie Miller, Cameron Collins, Molly Adams, Jordan Eshbaugh, Jennifer Garcia, Jennifer Boley and manager Melissa Davenport.
Receiving participation awards include:
Jissel Garcia, Hunter Mendenhall, Kym Funk and managers Monica Fellows and Kayla Valcoure.


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