Three area players named first team all-state

The Iowa Newspaper Association announced its 2014 all-state girls basketball teams for Class 5A, 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A and three area players were selected.

Newell-Fonda seniors Renee Maneman and Claudia Larsen, and Storm Lake St. Mary’s senior Jasmine Demers were all voted to the Class 1A first team.

Maneman was chosen as a guard, Larsen as a forward and Demers as a utility player.

Alexis Conaway of MOC-Floyd Valley was named “Miss Basketball.” Conaway led her team to the Class 3A state championship as they defeated cross-town rival Unity Christian 63-57. 

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