Varsity athletes named queen, king in Courtwarming at PHS
Seniors Kara Umphenour and Dale Gillespie were crowned Pleasanton High School's 2023 Courtwarming queen and king during a halftime ceremony on Friday, Jan. 27. Crownbearers for the ceremony were Emma Thomas and Zeke Querry. (Photos by Billy Roudybush/Special to the Linn County Journal)
Two varsity basketball players for Pleasanton High School won more than their respective games on Friday, Jan. 27. Seniors Kara Umphenour and Dale Gillespie were crowned 2023 PHS Courtwarming queen and king during a halftime ceremony of the men's game against Altoona-Midway.
Candidates for queen included seniors Brooklyn McQueen and Daylen Williams. Candidates for king included Karsten McKee and Randen Dumcum. Crownbearers for the ceremony were Zeke Querry and Emma Thomas.
Daylen Williams is escorted by Karsten McKee during the ceremony.
Randen Dumcum escorts Brooklyn McQueen during the halftime event.
Candidates Kara Umphenour and Dale Gillespie are introduced at the crowning.
The candidates and crownbearers are introduced earlier in the day.