By Marty Gordon
Ethan Millirons led the Auburn High School boys’ basketball team to another state title this past March, and this week, he was named the Class 1 player of the year by the Virginia High School Coaches Association.
His father and coach, Terry Millirons was voted the VHSCA coach of the year.
Radford’s Laney Cline was named the all-county/all-city girls’ basketball player of the year. She was joined on the 2022 team by Auburn’s Allyson Martin, Eastern Montgomery’s Lilly Underwood, Christiansburg’s Katie Hoover, and Blacksburg’s Morgan Cheynet.
This past year, Millirons broke Auburn’s career record for points and assists as he led the Eagles to the VHSL Class 1 championship.
Millirons also took all-county/all-city News Messenger/News Journal top honors. He was the 2022 player of the year, and his father was the coach of the year.
Radford’s Gavin Cormany, Eastern Montgomery’s Cameron Simpson, Christiansburg’s Tyrique Taylor and Blacksburg’s Owen Walters were named to the all-county/all-city team.
The girls’ co-coaches of the year were Radford’s Tim Worles and Auburn’s Tabby Kratz.
Auburn’s Allyson Martin was named to the VHSL’s Class 1 first team while teammate Hannah Huffman was named to the second team.
Radford’s Gavin Cormany was placed on the Class 2 second team while across the court, Laney Cline was named to the girl’s Class 2 first team.