Christian Simko And Jordan Best Named To KSAC 2021-2022 All-Conference Basketball Teams

The 2021-2022 Keystone Shortway Athletic Conference Boys’ and Girls’ All-Conference Basketball Teams were announced on Monday, March 7th, with one Clarion Area player being named to each squad.

Senior Christian Simko was named to the Boys’ Second Team, while Jordan Best was named to the Girls’ Second Team.

(Image by Nate Girvan: Christian Simko taking it to the hoop.)

Christian, a 6’1″ senior guard, scored 461 points (17.7 points per game) this season.

He pulled down 159 rebounds (6.1 per game). Christian also had 72 steals (2.8 per game), 46 assists (1.8 per game) and seven blocks.

(Image supplied by the Best family: Jordan Best with a set-shot)

For Jordan, a 5’6″ senior guard, this is the third year she was named to the All-KSAC Girls’ Basketball squad. She was named to the Third Team as a sophomore and Second Team as a junior.

Jordan averaged 12.2 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals and 2 assists per game this past season.

Keystone’s Bret Wingard was named the Boys’ MVP and Redbank Valley’s Alivia Huffman was named Girls’ MVP.

(Congratulations to Jordan, Christian and all of the 2021-2022 KSAC Basketball All-Conference players!!!!) (Thanks to Nate Girvan and the Best’s for the pics.)


MVP – Bret Wingard – Keystone 

First Team: Bryson Bain – Redbank Valley, Collin Schmader – North Clarion, Chris Marshall – Redbank Valley, Micah Rupp – Karns City, Caden Rainey – Union.

Second Team: Christian Simko – Clarion Area, Marquese Gardlock – Redbank Valley, Aiden Hartle – North Clarion, Kyle Pry – Moniteau, Luke Cramer – Karns City.

Third Team: Jase Ferguson – Clarion-Limestone, Taite Beighley – Karns City, Tyler Albright – Keystone, Jordan Hesdon – Clarion – Limestone, Jay Clover – A-C Valley, Jake Liederbach – Venango Catholic.


MVP – Alivia Huffman – Redbank Valley

First Team: Gwen Siegel – North Clarion, Lily Homan, Venango Catholic, Dominika Logue – Union, Mylee Harmon – Redbank Valley, Frances Milliron – Clarion-Limestone.

Second Team: Jordan Best – Clarion Area, Kendell Dunn – Clarion-Limestone, Natalie Bowser – Keystone, Madison Foringer – Redbank Valley, Catherine Kelly – Moniteau.

Third Team: Emma McFarland – North Clarion, Keira Croyle – Union, Caylen Rearick — Redbank Valley, Brooke Manuel – Karns City, Rossi McMillen – Karns City.