Sandra Davis, Collins named to All-KJCCC West teams

3/4/2014

By J. LEVI BURNFIN

By J. LEVI BURNFIN

lburnfin@gctelegram.com

A pair of Garden City Community College Broncbusters were named to KJCCC All-Conference Western Division Teams on Tuesday, the eve of the Lady Busters' quarterfinal matchup with Dodge City.

Shauqunna Collins was picked to the second team after leading the 17-13 Lady Busters with 14.6 points per game and 97 assists. She was also third in rebounds per game with 6.0, behind a team-leading 6.9 from Sandra Davis, who was an honorable mention.

Davis is scoring 9.4 points per game, and has signed her letter of intent to play for the University of Houston after this season.

The sophomores have guided the Lady Busters to the Region VI quarterfinals after obtaining the West's third seed and defeating Labette at home on Saturday.

The Lady Busters will take on Western Division rival Dodge City at 5 p.m. today at the Koch Arena in Wichita.

Dodge City was represented twice on the All-West honorable mentions list, by sophomores Kesha Buckner and Kelli Tolar.

Pratt's Tatiana Grant was named the MVP of the Western Division, scoring a KJCCC-high 28.4 ppg. Freshman of the Year went to Hutchinson's Kalani Purcell.

The All-West first team consisted of Grant and Purcell, Hutchinson's Jamie Patrick, Cloud County's Jordyn Alexander and Seward County's Shanise Brooks.

On the second team were Collins, Hutchinson's Jen'Von'Ta Hill, Seward County's Korina Chapman and Alana Simon, and Barton's Cheyenne Hedrington.

Joining Davis, Buckner and Tolar as honorable mentions were Barton's Ashton Bruner and Mariana Lambert, Cloud County's Jayna Smith, and Pratt's Elle Stein.

Head coach Nick Salazar, Davis and Collins were unavailable for comment due to traveling to Wichita in preperation for today's game.

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