MHS announces Wall of Fame Class

By Steve Sell
November 16, 2016

McPherson High will be honoring a large Wall of Fame class during its home basketball game on Dec. 9 against Bishop Miege.

Going on to the Wall are:

• Amy Suenram — State Long Jump Champion, Class of 2016

• Megan Pedersen — Two-time Kansas Volleyball Coaches Association 1st Team Selection, Class of 2016

• Drew Pyle — All-State-All-Class basketball selection, Class of 2016

• Breckon Kaufman — Two-time Kansas Soccer Coaches Association 1st Team selection, Class of 2016

• Kento Aizawa — Three-time Kansas Music Educators All-State Orchestra Selection, Class of 2016

• Doug Gayer — MHS boys and girls tennis coach, 1999 Girls State Champs and 2003 Boys State Champs

Here are the honors for each inductee:

• Amy Suenram •

• 2015-2016 •

Class 4A State Track 4th Place-Long Jump

Class 4A State Track Runner-up-Triple Jump

Class 4A Regional Champion-Long Jump

Class 4A Regional Champion-Triple Jump

AVCTL Runner-up-Long Jump

AVCTL Champion-Triple Jump

• 2014-2015 •

Class 4A State Track Runner-up-Long Jump

Class 4A Regional Runner-up-Long Jump

AVCTL 3rd Place-Long Jump

• 2013-2014 •

Class 4A State Track Champion-Long Jump

Class 4A Regional 4th Place-Long Jump

AVCTL Runner-up-Long Jump

• Megan Pedersen •

• 2015-2016 •

Class 4A All-State 1st Team Volleyball Selection

Class 4A State All-Tournament Team Selection

AVCTL Volleyball 1st Team Selection

AVCTL Volleyball MVP

Kansas Volleyball Association All-Star

Hutch News All-Area 1st Team

Newton Tournament MVP

Member of the Class 4A State Second Place Volleyball Team

AVCTL Track and Field High Jump — 2nd Place

Class 4A State Qualifier in Track and Field – High Jump

• 2014-2015 •

Class 4A All-State 1st Team Volleyball Selection

Class 4A State All-Tournament Team Selection

AVCTL Volleyball 1st Team Selection

AVCTL Volleyball MVP

Hutch News All-Area 1st Team

Member of the Class 4A State 3rd Place Volleyball Team

AVCTL Track and Field High Jump Champion

Class 4A State 4th Place in Track and Field High Jump

Member of the AVCTL Track and Field Champion Team

• 2013-2014 •

AVCTL Volleyball 2ns Team

Member of the Class 4A State Qualifier Volleyball Team

AVCTL Track and Field High Jump Champion

Class 4A State Qualifier in Track and Field High Jump

• 2012-2013 •

Member of the Class 4A State Championship Volleyball Team

AVCTL Track and Field High Jump Champion

Class 4A State Qualifier in Track and Field High Jump

A-Honor Roll all 4 years at McPherson High School

State of Kansas Scholar

Career MHS Volleyball Stats: 155 wins – 25 losses, 935 kills, .338 hitting %, 1024 assists, 112 aces, 148 blocks & 467 digs

• Drew Pyle •

• 2015-2016 •

Wichita Eagle & Topeka Capital Journal 1st Team All-State/All-Class Basketball

KBCA Kansas Mr. Basketball & All-Star Game Participant

Sports in Kansas 4A BB Player of the Year, All-Class Top 10, State Tournament Team

Hutch News BB Player of the Year

CatchitKansas Best Boys BB Player

WIBW State BB Tournament Team

USA Today All-USA Kansas 1st Team Basketball

MO/KS Stateline Showdown All-Star

AVCTL BB MVP

McPherson Invitational MVP

McPherson Invitational Champions

AVCTL BB Champions

Sub-state BB Champions

Class 4A-DI State Runner-up

• 2014-2015 •

Wichita Eagle & Topeka Capital Journal Class 4A-DI Honorable Mention Basketball

Hutch News Class 4A-DI Honorable Mention Basketball

WIBW State BB Tournament Team

Sports in Kansas 4A-DI 1st Team Basketball

KBCA 2nd Team All-State Basketball

McPherson Invitational All-Tournament Team

AVCTL 1st Team All-League BB

McPherson Invitational Champions

AVCTL BB Champions

Sub-state BB Champions

Class 4A-DI Undefeated State BB Champions

• 2013-2014 •

AVCTL Honorable Mention All-League BB

AVCTL BB Champions

Sub-state BB Champions

Class 4A-DI State BB Champions

71-3 Team Record as 3-year Starter

• Breckon Kaufman •

• 2015-2016 •

AVCTL 1st Team Soccer Selection

Hutch News All-Area 1st Team Soccer Team

KSCA 4A-1A 1st Team All-State Soccer Team

KSCA Defensive Player of the Year

• 2014-2015 •

AVCTL 1st Team Soccer Selection

MIT All-Tournament Team Selection

Hutch News All-Area 1st Team Soccer Team

KSCA 4A-1A 1st Team All-State Soccer Team

• 2013-2014 •

AVCTL 1st Team Soccer Selection

Hutch News All-Area 1st Team Soccer Team

KSCA 4A-1A 2nd Team All-State Soccer Team

• 2012-2013 •

AVCTL 1st Team Soccer Selection

Hutch News Area Soccer Honorable mention

SWKSCA Class 4A-1A 2nd Team All-Region soccer team

• Kento Aizawa •

• 2015-2016 •

KMEA All-State Orchestra

MHS Outstanding Concert Musician

FHSU Math Competition 4A-6A Team Champions

FHSU Math Competition Runner-up-Calculations w/Calculator

Class 4A State Tennis Runner-up

Class 4A State Tennis Doubles Runner-up

KTCA Academic All-State Team

• 2014-2015 •

KMEA All-State Orchestra

MHS Outstanding Concert Musician

FHSU Match Competition 4A-6A Team Runner-up

FHSU Math Competition Champion-Calculations w/Calculator

FHSU Math Competition 3rd Place-Team Geometry

Class 4A State Tennis Champions

Class 4A State Tennis Doubles Runner-up

KTCA Academic All-State Team

• 2013-2014 •

KMEA All-State Orchestra

KSHSAA State Solo-Perfect Rating

MHS Outstanding Concert Musician

FHSU Math Competition 4A-6A Team Champions

FHSU Math Competition Champion-Calculations w/Calculator

FHSU Math Competition 3rd Place-Algebraic Manipulation

Class 4A State Tennis Runner-up

KTCA Academic All-State Team

• Doug Gayer •

MHS Head Girls Tennis Coach 1983-2011

MHS Head Boys Tennis Coach 1986-2013

Girls Class 5A State Tennis Champions-1999

Boys Class 5A State Tennis Champions-2003

25 Top Three Team Finishes at State Tournament

26 AVL/AVCTL League Championships

13 Double State Championships

4-time Class 5A Coach of the Year-1992, 1994, 1996 & 2000

Kansas Girls Coach of the Year-1995

Kansas Boys Coach of the Year-2003

Midwest Sectional Coach of the Year-2004

Inducted into the McPherson College Hall of Fame-2004


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