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Vail, Washington, Stachowski highlight all-OEC basketball team

Vail, Washington, Stachowski highlight all-OEC basketball team

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Irvine Valley sophomore star point guard Lexi Vail highlighted the all-Orange Empire Conference team that was announced on Monday.

Vail was chosen as the conference's most valuable player, freshman guard Anai Washington was chosen to the first team and freshman center Zoe Stachowski was picked to the second team for the Lasers.

Julie Hanks, in her 21st season at IVC, was named the conference's coach of the year.

Hanks helped IVC lead the conference in scoring, averaging 73 points per game, while also running an unselfish offense that ranked 11th in the state in assists per game (17.1). 

Vail, Washington, Stachowski and Hanks also were instrumental in guding the Lasers to a 22-5 overall record and a 12-2 mark in the Orange Empire Conference.

IVC won its second conference title in a row, wrapping up the championship last Friday night at home with a 89-64 victory over Cypress.

Vail finished with 18 points, six rebounds and 10 assists in that contest. She played a game-high 39 minutes.

Washington added 20 points, 17 rebounds, six assists and five steals and Stachowski had four points to go along with eight rebounds.

On the year, Vail is averaging 12.9 points, 5.4 rebounds, 7.1 assists and 2.6 steals, Washington averages 15.4 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.8 steals, Vail is averaging 12.9 points, 5.4 rebounds, 7.1 assists and 2.6 steals and Stachowski averages 12.6 points and 13.1 rebounds.

In conference action alone, Vail averaged 14.5 points, 4.6 rebounds, 7.1 assists and 2.7 steals, Washington averaged 18.2 points, 8.5 rebounds and 1.8 steals and Stachowski averaged 12.8 points and 12.1 rebounds per game.

Vail scored in double figures in all but two OEC games this season. She also finished with 10 or more assists in four conference games, three of which were double-doubles. 

Irvine Valley earned the No. 13 seed for the California Community College Athletic Association SoCal Regional Playoffs and open with a second-round game on Saturday at No. 4 Mt. San Antonio.

The complete All-Orange Empire Conference list is below.

COACH OF THE YEAR – Julie Hanks, Irvine Valley College 

MOST VALUABLE PLAYER – Lexi Vail, Irvine Valley  


Lexi Vail, Irvine Valley 

Tristian Johns, Fullerton 

Trinity Vasquez, Riverside 

Jalisa Simons, Orange Coast 

Cheezerae Bogan-Osbey, Copper Mountain 

Anai Washington, Irvine Valley 

Joice Beda, Saddleback 

Dayna Dewitt, Riverside 


Hannah Avila-McArthur, Cypress 

Janei Fuamatu, Cypress 

Zoe Stachowski, Irvine Valley 

Lexi Ross, Santa Ana 

Moriah Serrano, Fullerton 

Fia Tailele-Latu, Fullerton 

Kayla De Leon, Saddleback 

Lelisa Watson, Copper Mountain

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