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Local girls chosen for All-SPSL North 4A, 3A teams, Ravens' Nelson named Coach of the Year

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Auburn Riverside's Brittani Williams elevates for a basket.
— image credit: Rachel Ciampi/Auburn Reporter

Auburn Riverside's Tim Nelson was honored as the South Puget Sound League North 4A Coach of the Year last week.

Nelson, in his first year at the helm of the Raven girls, led the basketball team to a second-place league finish with a 13-3 record, 18-7 overall.

Also honored from Auburn Riverside was senior Shantell Jackson who was named to the SPSL North 4A first team. Teammate Kendall Foster, also a senior, was chosen to the second team. Simona Allen, Ilona Snyder and Brittni Williams were picked as honorable mentions.

From Auburn, which finished 3-13 in league, 5-15 overall, Anna De Carteret, Seandalynn Faleagafulu and Taryn Papillon were named honorable mentions.

Mount Rainier's Brittany McPhee was chosen league MVP.

ALSO: Auburn Mountainview senior Aly Carr was picked for the All-SPSL 3A first team. Lion juniors Molly Cichsoz and Sammantha DePiano were named honorable mentions. The Lions finished 7-6 league, 13-12 overall and qualified for the West Central District III tournament.

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