All-NSC hockey team released

Staff report

The All-North Star Conference hockey team was released after the tournament Feb. 4. The team follows:

All-North Star Conference

Player of the Year: Garrett Conroy, Wasilla

Coach of the Year: Trent Schachle, Wasilla

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First team:

Forward — Garrett Conroy, Wasilla; Russell Harren, Wasilla; Jaron Ketterman, Palmer; Cooper Smith, Colony; Otto Thiele, Colony; Levi Mese, Kenai; Defense — Dylan Abbott, Wasilla; Austin Stephens, Wasilla; Corey Hanson, Soldotna; Tyler Lutz, Wasilla; Zach Monaco, Colony; Goalie — Cody Grogan, Palmer.

Second team:

Forward — Porter Schachle, Wasilla; Alex Engan, Wasilla; Dimitry Kuzmin, Homer; Paker Lockwood, Soldotna; Jake Hessinger, Colony; Jake Kirsch, Colony; Robby Larson, Homer; Defense: Levi Hensley, Soldotna; Bryce Crosta, Colony; Garrett Ropka, Palmer; Goalie — Billy Yoder, Soldotna.

Honorable mention:

Forward — Galen Brantley III, Soldotna; Defense — Trevor Witthus, Soldotna; Jakob O’Brien, Kenai; Goalie — Joey Diltz, Colony; Aaron Campbell, Wasilla.

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