Juneau-Douglas’ Caitlin Pusich passes to a teammate against Barrow at the Princess Cruises Capital City Classic at Juneau-Douglas High School on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas’ Caitlin Pusich passes to a teammate against Barrow at the Princess Cruises Capital City Classic at Juneau-Douglas High School on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Pusich named third-team all state

Senior is lone Juneau player on all-state team

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Caitlin Pusich is an all-state talent.

Pusich was named to the Knight’s Taxidermy/Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches All-State team, announced last Wednesday. The multi-year starter tallied over 1,000 points in her career as a Crimson Bear, which included a 29-point outing at this year’s Region V Basketball Tournament.

[Don’t learn the hard way: Gold Medal players getting free help in protecting teeth]

Knight’s Taxidermy/Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches All-State

4A Boys

Player of the Year: Sullivan Menard, Colony

Coach of the Year: Chuck Martin, East Anchorage

First team: Sullivan Menard, Colony; Daniel Headdings, Wasilla; Kaeleb Johnson, East Anchorage; Patrick McMahon, Colony; Isaiah Moses, Dimond.

Second team: Diques Esaw, West Anchorage; Evan Hoosier, Dimond; Chris Lee, Ketchikan; Marcus Lee, Ketchikan; Jaron Williams, East Anchorage.

Third team: Jeremiah Hersrud, Colony; Rashad King, Bartlett; Jamari Lawrence, West Anchorage; Bishop Tosi, Bartlett; Jersey Truesdell, Soldotna.

4A Girls

Player of the Year: Alissa Pili, Dimond

Coach of the Year: Clarence Smith, Bartlett

First team: Alissa Pili, Dimond; Chasity Horn, Chugiak; Sierra Tate, West Valley; Ituau Tuisaula, Soldotna;

Amelia Uhila, Bartlett.

Second team: Bella Hays, Wasilla; Nyeniea John, West Anchorage; Skye Miller, East Anchorage; Eva Palmer, Chugiak; Ellen Silva, West Valley.

Third team: Brittani Blossom, Soldotna; Arianna Camacho-Villafuerte, Dimond; Olivia Davies, Wasilla; Caitlin Pusich, Juneau-Douglas; Ella Roberts, Lathrop.

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