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GIRLS BASKETBALL ALL-STARS: Lackawanna League Division 2

Wallenpaupack’s Ella Smith. (Tim Drewes Photo)

Ella Smith and Maria Miller were rewarded for their roles in Wallenpaupack’s Lackawanna League Division 2 girls basketball championship with selections as Player and Coach of the Year in conjunction with the division all-star team released by late Tuesday night.

Smith led the Lady Buckhorns to the title, averaging 14.0 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.0 steals.

Miller repeated as the division Coach of the Year, earning the honor in each of her first two seasons. She was selected last year after leading the team to an improvement from 4-9 to 7-6 in the league. That record improved to 10-3 this season, then Wallenpaupack won a playoff over North Pocono for the division title.

The Wallenpaupack championship was produced with six straight wins to end league play – five regular-season games and the division playoff. Smith scored 24, 23 and 21 points in the last three of those games, two of which were against North Pocono.

The first-team all-stars include North Pocono’s Kylie Mastillo and Western Wayne’s Skylar Long, who were both second-team selections last season by Since last season, has become part of, merging coverage of all District 2 sports into one site.

The first team also includes Wallenpaupack’s Grace Steffen, North Pocono’s Sam Polishan and Honesdale’s Natalie Goldstein.

The full all-star team list:


Coach of the Year

Maria Miller, Wallenpaupack

Player of the Year

Ella Smith, Wallenpaupack sophomore

First Team

Natalie Goldstein, Honesdale freshman

Skylar Long, Western Wayne senior

Kylie Mastillo, North Pocono junior

Sam Polishan, North Pocono senior

Grace Steffen, Wallenpaupack senior

Second Team

Erika Badner, Wallenpaupack junior

Claire Campen, Honesdale junior

Abigail Lenchitsky, North Pocono junior

Raegan Palmer, Western Wayne sophomore

Aviona Rosenthal, Wallenpaupack senior


Lackawanna League Division 4 boys: BOYS BASKETBALL ALL-STARS: Lackawanna League Division 4 – NEPA Sports Nation.

Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 boys: BOYS BASKETBALL ALL-STARS: Wyoming Valley Conf. Division 1 – NEPA Sports Nation.

Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 girls: GIRLS BASKETBALL ALL-STARS: Wyoming Valley Conf. Division 2 – NEPA Sports Nation.

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