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Patton on 1A Select Team

Shields named District Coach of the Year

Published: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 11:50 p.m. CST

Murray’s girls basketball team garnered some postseason recognition from the Iowa Girls Coaches Association.

All-district teams were released, with Murray seniors Kate Patton and Megan Oswald selected on the Class 1A South district team.

Patton was also chosen as a member of the Class 1A Select Team for the IGCA All-Star Series April 5-6 at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids. London Vais of Adair-Casey is also on that squad scheduled to face the 2A Select Team at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 6.

The all-district announcement also included Murray coach Jerry Shelds as Coach of the Year in Class 1A South District. The Mustangs were 20-3 this season, losing in the regional semifinals to state qualifier Bedford, 59-54.

Patton scored 429 points as a senior, surpassing 1,000 as the school’s career leader with an 18.7 average as a senior. She also had 139 steals and 99 assists in 23 games.

Oswald averaged 11.2 points and had a team-high 201 rebounds.

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