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Coaches name Geiman, Walker, Zumbrum as top York-Adams League girls' basketball players

JACOB CALVIN MEYER
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Susquehannock's Jaden Walker (22), hugs teammate Anna Mahan (45), after defeating Harrisburg 44-42 in the District 3 Class 5-A girls championship game in 2017. Walker was named the Division II Player of the Year by the York-Adams League coaches. DISPATCH FILE PHOTO
  • The York-Adams League coaches awarded all-star honors to 57 girls' basketball players.
  • South Western's Taylor Geiman was the Division I Player of the Year.
  • Susquehannock's Jaden Walker was named the Division II Player of the Year.
  • Delone Catholic's Bradi Zumbrum was selected as Division III's Player of the Year.

The York-Adams League girls' basketball coaches released their all-star teams last week, naming Susquehannock's Jaden Walker, South Western's Taylor Geiman and Delone Catholic's Bradi Zumbrum as their divisional players of the year.

The 5-foot, 10-inch Walker, a four-year varsity player for the Warriors, led Susquehannock to a 14-9 record and a 10-4 mark in Division II play. 

"I was happy and shocked," said Walker, who was a D-II all-star as a sophomore and a junior. "There are so many other talented players in the league. Coming from the coaches means a lot."

The St. Joseph's University commit led the Y-A League in scoring at 15.7 points per game. She tallied 313 points in 20 games. 

Susquehannock's Jaden Walker, left, moves the ball down the court while Dallastown's Lily Jamison defends during girls' basketball action at Dallastown Area High School in York Township, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Dallastown would win the game 44-42. Dawn J. Sagert photo

"I was really excited for her, because I thought she was the best player in the entire county from top to bottom," said Susquehannock head coach Dave Schreiner. "I thought it was great that the coaches nominated her."

Schreiner said the D-II Player of the Year honor is a "great way" for Walker to end her career at Susquehannock. She was a starter on the 2016-17 team that won a District 3 title and advanced to the state semifinals. The Warriors also won three D-II tiles in Walker's career.

"She’s worked hard for four years. She’s done a lot here for the program," Schreiner said. "She was a big part of any of the program’s accomplishments."

The Warriors' head coach said he's excited to watch Walker play in college at NCAA Division I level.

"I think she’s going to really improve through her college career," Schreiner said. "She's been told she can come in and contribute right away. I'm really looking forward to seeing her play the next four years."

South Western's Taylor Geiman drives with Dallastown's Lily Jamison defending during action at Dallastown Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Dallastown won 38-35 in triple overtime on a buzzer-beater by Jamison. Bill Kalina photo

Taylor Geiman: A South Western shooting guard, the 6-1 Geiman was named the D-I Player of the Year.

Delone Catholic's Bradi Zumbrum takes the ball to the hoop during District 3, Class 3-A girls' basketball championship action against Trinity at Giant Center in Hershey, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Trinity would win the title game 44-33. Dawn J. Sagert photo

The do-everything senior led the Mustangs to a 16-7 campaign and a 10-2 record in D-I. She was eighth in scoring in the league with 13 points per game. She tallied 298 points in 23 contests.

She's committed to play at the NCAA D-I level at Virginia Tech.

Bradi Zumbrum: Zumbrum, Delone Catholic's center/power forward, won D-III's Player of the Year award. 

The 6-foot post player is a standout on the Y-A team that made it further in the PIAA tournament than any other squad. The Squirrettes went 12-0 in D-III play. 

Zumbrum scored 11.8 points per game and was ranked ninth in the Y-A League in free throw percentage at 72.3 percent. She's set to play at York College. 

The coaches of the year were Dallastown's Jay Rexroth in D-I, Gettysburg's Jeff Bair and Kennard-Dale's Aaron Eaton in D-II and Bermudian Springs' Todd Askins in D-III.

Dallastown won the D-I and league playoff titles and finished second in District 3 Class 6-A. The Wildcats finished at 25-4, including a state playoff win.

Gettysburg finished 23-7, taking second in Y-A D-II, second in District 3 Class 5-A and earning a state playoff win.

K-D finished 23-5, winning the Y-A D-II title, finishing third in District 3 Class 4-A and grabbing a state playoff win.

Bermudian finished 18-9, took third in Y-A D-III and earned a 4-A state playoff berth.

In total, 57 players across all three divisions were selected as all-stars by the league's coaches. Here's the full list of Y-A League all-stars:

DIVISION I

Coach of the Year: Jay Rexroth, Dallastown

Player of the Year: Taylor Geiman, South Western

First team: Sarah Berman, Central York; Aniyah Matthews, Dallastown; Sam Miller, Dallastown; Ali St. Rose, South Western; Haley Wagman, Spring Grove

Second team: Morgan Adams, New Oxford; Ellie Glass, Spring Grove; Emily Prowell, Central York; Sabrina Royal, William Penn; Makiah Shaw, Red Lion

Honorable mention: D'Shantae Edwards, Dallastown; Lexi Hoffman, Spring Grove; Ella Kale, Spring Grove; Alleney Klunk, Red Lion; Daelyn Stabler, New Oxford; Madi Wisensale, South Western

DIVISION II

Co-Coaches of the Year: Jeff Bair, Gettysburg; Aaron Eaton, Kennard-Dale

Player of the Year: Jaden Walker, Susquehannock

First team: Anne Bair, Gettysburg; Jayla Galbreath, Susquehannock; Megan Halczuk, Kennard-Dale; Lexie Kopko, Kennard-Dale; Cheyenne Proctor, Gettysburg

Second team: Cassidy Arnold, Eastern York; Alayna Harris, West York; Alyssa Hocker, York Suburban; Addison Malone, Eastern York; Jaedyn McKeon, Kennard-Dale

Honorable mention: Makennah Hoffman, West York; Alainna Hopta, West York; Dorian Ilyes, West York; Jordyn Jennings, Northeastern; Elsie Mears, York Suburban; Lula Mooney, York Suburban; Taylor Richardson, Gettysburg; Mara Weaver, Eastern York; Alyssa Zorbaugh, West York

DIVISION III

Coach of the Year: Todd Askins, Bermudian Springs

Player of the Year: Bradi Zumbrum, Delone Catholic

First team: Hanna Chenault, Bermudian Springs; Brooke Lawyer, Delone Catholic; Katy Radar, York Catholic; Molly Watkins, Littlestown; Skyler West, Bermudian Springs

Second team: Gina Citrone, York Catholic; Ava Collins, Littlestown; Camryn Felix, Delone Catholic; Maddie Neiderer, Fairfield; Maggie Wells, Delone Catholic

Honorable mention: Sam Bulik, York Catholic; Gabby Coley, York Catholic; Kile Drew, York Catholic; Myla Garber, Biglerville; Maddie Heath, Hanover; Dee McCormick, Delone Catholic; Bailey Oehmig, Bermudian Springs; Emily Shearer, Bermudian Springs; Riley Vigsen, Delone Catholic

Reach Jacob Calvin Meyer at jmeyer@yorkdispatch.com.