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Miller, McDaniel named to SIRR Ohio All-Conference

  • Harrisburg's Lydia Miller (left) and Lauren McDaniel were named to the Southern Illinois River-To-River Ohio All-Conference team recently.

    Harrisburg's Lydia Miller (left) and Lauren McDaniel were named to the Southern Illinois River-To-River Ohio All-Conference team recently.
    SPYDER DANN | mdann@dailyregister.com

 
By Spyder Dann mdann@dailyregister.com
updated: 3/13/2020 11:17 AM

The Harrisburg duo of Lydia Miller and Lauren McDaniel were the two representatives from the Bulldogs that were named to the Southern Illinois River-To-River Ohio Division All-Conference Team.
Miller and McDaniel were joined on the list by Benton's Mady Wallace and Ensley Tedeschi, Herrin's Layla Wade and Presli Karnes, Massac County's Farrah Castleman and Kendra Walden and West Frankfort's Madison Carpenter and Lexi McLaren.
Miller, who was recently named to the Associated Press All-State Honorable Mention team, averaged a double-double for a Bulldog team that was ranked in the Top 10 in 2A all season and played in their 8th straight regional championship.
Miller averaged 14 points per game and 10 rebounds per game, she was all-tournament at the Harrisburg Invitational, the Benton Christmas Tournament and the Eldorado Mid-Winter Tournament.
Miller is also one of the top students in her class and has many schools to choose from. She recently got 1st place at her ACES regional in Biology and English.
McDaniel, who has signed to play collegiately at Kaskaskia Junior College, averaged 12 ppg, 7 rpg and 2.3 steals per game. McDaniel was All-Tournament at Harrisburg and Eldorado.
On the Mississippi side, Carterville placed four on the SIRR All-Conference Team, highlighted by SIU signee Jeniah Thompson, along with Abbey Crain, Megan Barton and Alecia Doyle.
Also on the team, Nashville's Alyssa Cole, Sabrina Kollbaum and Rylee Luechtefeld; Anna-Jonesboro's Kristin Edmonds and Mikayla Burden, along with Pinckneyville's Kenzie Rushing and Du Quoin's Lauren Heape.

Spyder Dann covers prep and college sports for the Southern Illinois Local Media News Group. Follow him on Twitter: @spydieshooter.