Girls Basketball: All-Continental League teams

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Despite missing a handful of games when she was in a car accident, senior TaeKenya Cleveland averaged a team-high 10.4 points per game for Regis Jesuit during the 2015-16 girls basketball season. The American University signee made the All-Continental League first team in voting of league coaches and a total of six players received postseason accolades for the Raiders, who finished 16-9 overall and third in the Continental League behind ThunderRidge and Highlands Ranch, which played for the Class 5A state championship. (Photo by Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel)
Despite missing a handful of games when she was in a car accident, senior TaeKenya Cleveland averaged a team-high 10.4 points per game for Regis Jesuit during the 2015-16 girls basketball season. The American University signee made the All-Continental League first team in voting of league coaches and is among six players receiving postseason accolades for the Raiders, who finished 16-9 and took third in the Continental League behind ThunderRidge and Highlands Ranch, which played for the Class 5A state title. (Photo by Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel)

AURORA | Selections from Regis Jesuit and others (Castle View, Chaparral, Douglas County, Heritage, Highlands Ranch, Legend, Mountain Vista, Ponderosa, Rock Canyon and ThunderRidge) on the All-Continental League girls basketball teams for the 2015-16 season:

Courtney Oakes is Aurora Sentinel Sports Editor. Reach him at 303-750-7555 or [email protected] Twitter: @aurorasports. FB: Aurora Prep Sentinel

2015-16 ALL-CONTINENTAL LEAGUE GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAMS

FIRST TEAM

Aurora selection: TaeKenya Cleveland, sr., Regis Jesuit

Other selections: Shaina Smidt, Castle View; Margaux Bess, Chaparral; Leilah Vigil and Symone Starks, Highlands Ranch; Haley Hildenbrand, Legend; Molly McCabe and Chelsea Pearson, Mountain Vista; Jaz’Myne Snipes and Taylor Rusk, ThunderRidge

Player of the Year: Leilah Vigil, Highlands Ranch. Coach of the Year: Caryn Jarocki, Highlands Ranch

SECOND TEAM

Aurora selections: Noelle Cahill, soph. and Julia Drexelius, sr., Regis Jesuit

Other selections: Rachel Nelson, Chaparral; Olivia Vier, Douglas County; Haily Cechini, Heritage; Blair Braxton and Tommi Olson, Highlands Ranch; Ashleigh Ellis, Ponderosa; Katie Didonna and Julia Doherty, Rock Canyon; Alyssia Martinez and Madison Ward, ThunderRidge

HONORABLE MENTION

Aurora selections: Francesca Belibi, fr., Ezekia Johnson, sr. and Emma Wrede, soph., Regis Jesuit

Other selections: Brandi Bain, Jessie Brown, Hannah Cushman and Michaela Trainer, Castle View; Reagan Chiaverini, Chaparral; Jordan Acosta, Gabby Haneke, Clara Larson and Elexa Stolzer, Douglas County; Payton Lincavage and Zoe Mihalicz, Legend; Baily Cechini, Heritage; Bri Stiers, Highlands Ranch; Dani Mills and Abby Walz, Mountain Vista; Kennedy Grandpre, Ponderosa; Bailey Heinin-Colby and Madi Malpass, Rock Canyon

Final team standings: 1. Highlands Ranch 10-0 (26-2 overall); 2. ThunderRidge 9-1 (25-3 overall); 3. REGIS JESUIT 8-2 (16-9 overall); 4. Chaparral 7-3 (18-7 overall); 5. Mountain Vista 6-4 (15-10 overall); 6. Castle View 5-5 (11-14 overall); 7. Heritage 3-7 (9-15 overall); 8. Douglas County 3-7 (12-13 overall); 9. Legend 2-8 (9-15 overall); 10. Rock Canyon 2-8 (7-17 overall); 10. Ponderosa 0-10 (5-18 overall)