A Fond Farewell

From left: Araina Evans, Lauren Mendel, Ashton Bewley, and Emily Stillings pose together following their final home game as high school seniors Monday, Feb. 11, in Ava. (Jason Hoekema/Douglas County Herald)

ABOVE: From left: Araina Evans, Lauren Mendel, Ashton Bewley, and Emily Stillings pose together following their final home game as high school seniors. BELOW: Ava Senior Emiliy Stillings, center, receives a hug and gift bag from freshman teammate Lauren Hall during a pregame ceremony to celebrate the team’s seniors at their final home game on Monday, Feb. 11, in Ava. 

Ava Senior Emiliy Stillings, center, recieves a hug and gift bag from freshman teammate Lauren Hall during a pregame ceremony to celebrate the team’s seniors at their final home game on Monday, Feb. 11, in Ava. (Jason Hoekema/Douglas County Herald)