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Two Lady Zizzers Earn Basketball All-State Awards

Two West Plains High School basketball players, Elle Williams and Payton Richards, recently received All-State awards. 

Elle Williams received the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Class 4 All-State. Elle averaged 18 points and 5 rebounds a game this year and scored over 1200 points with 500 rebounds in her career. She also received 1st team all-conference, All-District and was Player of Year in our district (Class 4, District 9). Elle is the 15 player to receive all-state status. She is signed to play basketball at Crowder College next year. 

Payton Richards received Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Academic All-State for her performance in the classroom. Several criteria must be met to receive this honor. Payton is the 10th Lady Zizzer to receive this award. Payton is signed to play basketball next year at Drury University.