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Clayton Whitman, Beyonce Bea named 2A Washington High School Basketball AP Players of the Year

The Associated Press has named Lynden senior Clayton Whitman and Washougal senior Beyonce Bea the 2019 2A Washington high school state basketball players of the year.

Whitman, who will play for Seattle Pacific next season, led Lynden to its second consecutive 2A boys state title. Bea, who has signed with Idaho, led Washougal to its first-ever 2A girls state championship.

AP all-state teams:

1B boys & girls2B boys & girls

1A boys & girls | 2A boys & girls

3A boys & girls4A boys & girls

The entire list of AP’s 2A all-state teams can be found below:

CLASS 2A GIRLS

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Player of the year: Beyonce Bea, sr., Washougal.

First team:

Beyonce Bea, sr., Washougal

Genesis Wilkinson, sr., East Valley (Spokane)

Ashlyn Wallace, soph., Clarkston

Janealle Sutterlict, sr., Wapato

Keylie Hershey, jr., Lynden

Honorable mention:

Madison Cooke, soph., Port Angeles

CLASS 2A BOYS

Clayton Whitman

Player of the year: Clayton Whitman, sr., Lynden.

First team:

Clayton Whitman, sr., Lynden

Micah Pollard, sr., Foss

Noah Pepper, soph., Selah

Elijah Pepper, sr., Selah

Steele Venters, sr., Ellensburg

Honorable mention:

Demarco Williams, sr., Renton

Brandton Chatfield, sr., Clarkston

Christian Zamora, sr., Lynden