Former Guthrie basketball stand-outs receive honors

Pictured to the left is Micayla Haynes and on the right is Melinda Murillo.

Former Guthrie basketball stand-outs receive honors

Guthrie alums Micayla Haynes and Melinda Murillo were rewarded this week for their accomplishments on the college basketball court.

Haynes, a freshman at the University of Fort Smith Arkansas, received the Heartland Conference Freshman of the Year honors. Meanwhile, Melinda Murillo, a junior at University Central Oklahoma (UCO), received MIAA Conference First Team All-Conference honors.

Both will be competing this week in conference tournaments.

Haynes will compete in the 2017 Heartland Conference Championships on March 3rd in Tulsa for her first round game against Oklahoma Christian University at the John Q Hammons Arena at 2:30 p.m.

Murillo’s UCO team won the first round of the 2017 MIAA Conference Championship against Northwest Missouri and will compete again March 3rd against Missouri western at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo. at 8:30 p.m.

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