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Hancock College freshman Danielle Morgan was named to the Western State All-Conference First Team, the school announced Tuesday. 

Morgan graduated from Lompoc High School in 2018.

She was joined on the All-Conference Team by teammates Tawny Lino, from Pioneer Valley High School, and Tashara Pruett, another Lompoc High grad, who were named to the Honorable Mention team.

Pruett and Lino are both sophomores.

On the men's side, Hancock landed three players on the All-Conference First Team for the Western State Conference North Division: Spirit Ricks, Glenn Jordan, and JT Riddick. All three are sophomores.

Freshman guard Mike Mensah received Honorable Mention.

Riddick was named Defensive Player of the Year.

The Hancock women finished 10-15 overall after going 2-8 in conference. 

Morgan led the Bulldogs in most offensive categories. She was the team's leading scorer at 15.8 points per game, hitting 42 percent of her field goal tries. Morgan also led the Bulldogs in minutes per game and field goal attempts. The former Brave started 17 of 23 games she played in.

Lino was second on the team in scoring at 12.9 points per game. Lino did most of her damage from 3-point range, attempting about five 3s per game and shooting 23 percent from deep and 33.7 percent from the field. 

Pruett was Hancock's workhorse down low. She played in all 25 games for the Bulldogs and started in 19 of those, averaging 20 minutes. She was fourth on the team in scoring at 7.4 points per game but was second in rebounding for the Bulldogs at 7.3 boards per game.

Morgan, a guard, led Hancock in rebounding at 7.7 per game. 

Lino was second on the team in steals at 2.2 per game. Hancock sophomore Kylie Mendez, a Nipomo High grad who was injured 15 games into the season, led the Bulldogs in assists (4.1 per game) and steals (2.8 per game).

Morgan led the team in blocks and was fourth in steals. 

On the men's side, Jordan, a 6-foot-1 sophomore guard from Tacoma, Washington, led the Bulldogs in scoring at 11.9 points per game.

Jordan helped Hancock finish the regular season with a 22-6 overall record and 7-3 in conference, finishing in second place behind co-champs Cuesta and Ventura. 

Jordan shot 48 percent from the field and 37 percent from 3-point range. He played in all 28 games and started 24. 

Ricks was second on the team in scoring with 11.5 points per game. The 6-foot-7 forward is from Patterson, California. Ricks tied for the team lead with 6.2 rebounds per game.

Riddick was named the Defensive Player of the Year after leading Hancock with 3.2 blocks per game. Riddick also scored 9.1 points a game while shooting nearly 70 percent from the field. 

Mensah, a 6-foot-4 freshman guard from Cathedral High School in Los Angeles, was third on the Bulldogs in scoring at 9.6 points per game. Mensah shot 55 percent from the field and 55 percent from 3-point range on four tries per game. 

Cuesta's Joshua Wilson-Murry, who played high school ball at Paso Robles, was named the conference MVP. Cuesta coach Rusty Blair was named the Coach of the Year in the conference. Wilson-Murry averaged 16.9 points per game.

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Joe Bailey is the sports editor at Lee Central Coast Newspapers. Contact him with tips and story ideas at jbailey@leecentralcoastnews.com or (805) 739-2239. Follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/jbaileysmsports

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