Local preps named All-Area
Five local high school athletes were named to the Lawrence Journal-World’s All-Area spring sports teams this year, including one player of the year.
McLouth High junior Kaley Patterson received the distinction of All-Area player of the year in softball. Her teammate, senior Missy Rome, joined her on the All-Area team.
Three Tonganoxie High athletes, meanwhile, were All-Area selections in their sports. THS sophomore defender Shyanne Gergick made it in girls soccer, senior Andie Jeannin was chosen for girls track and senior DJ Lindsay was selected for boys track.