Best in the West

Published 10:51 pm Tuesday, December 2, 2003

By By DAN WEISS / Niles Daily Star
NILES -- After going undefeated in the Big-16 West Division, the Niles girls basketball team received recognition from the league's coaches as three Vikings made the All-West Division First Team and Niles coach Jim Arnold was named the Coach of the Year.
Niles sophomore Brandie Radde not only made the First Team but was the league's top vote-getter. Niles junior Amber Peters and sophomore Sarah Dreher also made the First Team.
Here is the complete list of the All-West Division awards.
All-West Division
First Team
*Brandie Radde, Niles
Carlee Maddox, St. Joseph
Tashayla Jackson, Benton Harbor
Amber Peters, Niles
Sarah Dreher, Niles
Natilla Clark, Benton Harbor
Jill Mummaw, Lakeshore
Charonne Coleman, Benton Harbor
Monica Gathright, Lakeshore
Rachel Young, St. Joseph
*top vote-getter
Coach of the Year
Jim Arnold, Niles
Honorable Mention
Kari Anderson, St. Joseph
Ashley McNair, Lakeshore
Jenny Pilot, Dowagiac
Brianne Reist, Dowagiac