From Staff Reports
CRESAPTOWN — Savannah Reed and Karly Hipsley, who led the Calvary Christian girls to a 16-win season, and Tyler Michael, who led the boys to their most successful year in nearly 20 years, were named first-team all-conference by the Mason-Dixon Christian Conference basketball coaches.
Reed, a senior who was also named to the Mason-Dixon Conference’s all-tournament team, had an outstanding season as the Eagles point guard, averaging 13.6 points per game, which was fourth best in the area.
Reed, who who was second-team all-conference a year ago, also had 129 rebounds, 71 assists and 69 steals.
Hipsley, a junior center, was a dominant force inside despite often going up against much bigger opponents. She led the Eagles in scoring and rebounding and was one of a select few in the area to average a double-double for the season with 14.3 points and 10.4 rebounds. Her 14.3 points was third best in the area. She also was the team’s top foul shooter, converting 129 of 197 for 65 percent, and had 53 steals, 39 blocked shots and 29 assists.
The Lady Eagles had a 16-8 record and finished third in the regular season and conference tournament.
Michael, a junior guard/forward, was voted to the boys first team after leading the conference and the area in scoring. He scored 618 points in 27 games for a 22.9 average.
Michael scored his 1,000th career point late in the season and also led the Eagles in field goals (249), foul shots (87) and steals (60). He was second in rebounds, averaging 9.1 per game, and foul shooting, making 87 of 131 for 66 percent. He also made 33 three-point goals and had 93 assists and 61 blocked shots.
Michael, second-team all-conference as a sophomore, led the Eagles to a 12-15 season. The 12 wins were the most for the boys team since 1995.