ATHENS, Ohio — A total of 11 boys basketball players from Gallia and Meigs counties were chosen to the 2012-13 Associated Press Southeast District basketball teams, as selected by the AP sports writers throughout southeastern Ohio.
The 7-16 Gallia Academy Blue Devils landed a pair of selections this season led by senior forward Justin Bailey on the Division II second team. Bailey averaged 15.0 points and 8.6 rebounds per game this season. Cody Call was named special mention this season.
The Meigs Marauders finished 10-12 on the season, while winning the program’s fifth sectional championship.The Maroon and Gold earned three selections in Division III, led by freshman guard Kaileb Sheets on third team. Sheets averaged 8.0 points per game, to go along with 3.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists. Senior guards Treay McKinney and Dillon Boyer both earned special mention selections.
The River Valley Raiders, who finished 3-20 overall, landed one special mention selection, senior Ethan Dovenbarger.
The 9-15 Eastern Eagles earned the program’s 16th sectional title this season, while finishing with two selections on the All-District list. Senior guard Max Carnahan was named first teams after averaging 16.4 points, 4.8 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 3.2 steals per game. Carnahan was named second team a season ago. Carnahan was joined by senior forward Kirk Pullins, who was named special mention for the second consecutive year.
The Southern Tornadoes finished 10-13 this season, while failing to win a sectional title for the first time since 2007. Sophomore guard Tristen Wolfe led the Purple and Gold this season and landed on the first team after averaging 16.1 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game. Senior Adam Pape earned a special mention selection.
The South Gallia Rebels finished 7-17 on the season and earned one selection on this year’s list, sophomore guard Brayden Greer. Greer averaged 16.9 points, 5.0 assists, and 5.0 rebounds per game this season.
Evan French of the 23-1 Warren Warriors earned player of the year in Division II, Zac Carter of the 20-2 Ironton Tigers earned player of the year in Division III, while Chad Lands of the 18-4 Pike Eastern Eagles was named player of the year in Division IV.
Coach of the year honors were given to Blane Maddox of Warren and Jeff Skinner of Athens in Division II, Mark LaFon of Ironton in Division III and P.J. Fitch of Pike Eastern in Division IV.
Tristan Myers, Logan, 6-2, sr., 14.3.
Anthony McNeal, Logan.
(Selections limited due to lack of schools in division in district)
Evan Maddox, Proctorville Fairland, 5-11, jr., 17.0; Dillon Young, Circleville Logan Elm, 6-0, jr., 17.8; Evan French, Vincent Warren, 6-4, jr., 19.5; Joe Burrow, Athens, 6-3, soph., 16.0; Zach Johnson, Chillicothe, 6-4, sr., 19.5; Jordan Kidd, McArthur Vinton County, 6-2, sr., 19.0; Jordan Barr, Lancaster Fairfield Union, 5-9, jr., 20.4.
Player of the year: Evan French, Vincent Warren.
Coaches of the year: Blane Maddox, Vincent Warren; Jeff Skinner, Athens.
Blake Baldwin, Wash. C.H Miami Trace, 6-1, sr., 14.1; Derek Shaw, Wash. C.H. Washington, 6-2, sr., 15.0; Reece Patton, Vincent Warren, 6-4, jr., 14.7; Ibi Watson, Athens, 6-2, fresh., 15.3; L.B. Remy, McArthur Vinton County, 6-1, sr., 12.0; Chase Detillion, Chillicothe Unioto, 6-5, sr., 13.0; Cody Midkiff, Proctorville Fairland, 6-0, sr., 10.0; Justin Bailey, Gallipolis Gallia Academy, 6-2, sr., 15.0.
Logan Thompson, Circleville Logan Elm, 6-2, jr., 13.3; Justin Hill, Circleville, 5-9, soph., 10.7; Cedric Pettiford, Wash. C.H. Miami Trace, 6-3, soph., 11.4; Conner Eckles, Wash. C.H. Washington, 5-9, jr., 12.0; Corey Hill, Marietta, 6-2, soph., 11.6; Michael Hall, Vincent Warren, 6-5, soph., 11.8; Kyle Strange, Chillicothe Unioto, 5-11, soph., 9.8; Jean Paul White, Waverly, 5-9, sr., 12.8; Ryan Faulconer, Greenfield McClain, 6-2, soph., 12.3; Jarrod Hart, Hillsboro, 5-11, sr., 17.8; Matt Freville, Thornville Sheridan, 6-4, sr., 11.6; Ethan Kunkler, New Lexington, 6-2, sr., 11.7.
Josh Stewart, Lancaster Fairfield Union; Dylan Leffingwell, Vincent Warren; Evan Yabs, Vincent Warren; Jared Elmore, Athens; Cody Call, Gallipolis Gallia Academy; Tommy Bolte, Chillicothe; Nick Corcoran, Chillicothe Unioto; Bryce Arledge, Chillicothe Unioto; Brent Shannon, Greenfield McClain; Jordan Captain, Hillsboro; Luke Fox, Thornville Sheridan; Alex Bryant, New Lexington; Tyler Neal, Jackson; Braden Riley, Marietta; Philip Hart, Waverly.
Austin McBee, Minford, 6-0, sr., 21.3; Zac Carter, Ironton, 5-9, sr., 24.1; Trey Fletcher, Ironton, 6-6, sr., 20.5; Jayllen Carter, Portsmouth, 6-2, sr., 20.4; Javon Thompson, Chesapeake, 6-2, sr., 17.4; Chase Lawson, Sardinia Eastern Brown, 6-2, sr., 18.3; Craigen Moore, Piketon, 6-2, sr., 19.0; Trent Arey, Peebles, 5-11, sr., 21.6.
Player of the year: Zac Carter, Ironton.
Coach of the year: Mark LaFon, Ironton.
Dakota Hoffman, Belpre, 5-11, sr., 16.8; Shawn Parsons, Stewart Federal Hocking, 5-9, sr., 12.4; Marc Carter, Nelsonville-York, 5-9, sr., 11.6; Michael Hafer, W. Portsmouth Portsmouth West, 6-3, jr., 14.0; Dylan Miller, Wheelersburg, 6-3, jr., 15.7; Trevor White, Ironton, 6-4, sr., 10.0; Wes Beam, Chillicothe Zane Trace, 6-5, sr., 14.3; Brandon Barnes, South Point, 6-2, jr., 17.8; Conor Markins, Coal Grove Dawson-Bryant, 6-2, jr., 17.4; Alec Smith, Lynchburg-Clay, 6-4, sr., 17.4; Nathan Scott, Sardinia Eastern Brown, 6-2, jr., 17.4; Zach Farmer, Piketon, 6-4, sr., 16.0; Luke Hammond, Oak Hill, 6-3, sr., 15.0; Hayden Dunn, Lucasville Valley, 6-4, jr., 15.8; Jordan West, Lucasville Valley, 6-6, jr., 13.1.
Alek Stonerock, Williamsport Westfall, 6-5, sr., 16.8; Kaileb Sheets, Pomeroy Meigs, 6-1, fresh., 8.0; Braden Jones, Albany Alexander, 6-1, sr., 17.4; Drew Scarberry, McDermott Northwest, 6-4, soph., 16.5; Jared McCray, Minford, 6-6, jr., 15.2; J.B. Travis, W. Portsmouth Portsmouth West, 6-1, sr., 13.0; Pierce Mowery, Chillicothe Zane Trace, 5-9, fresh., 14.1; Michael Bryant, Frankfort Adena, 5-11, sr., 11.0; Austin Hice, Chillicothe Southeastern, 6-5, jr., 12.0; Clay Stratton, Bainbridge Paint Valley, 6-0, soph., 12.5; Jacob Kellough, Chillicothe Huntington, 5-10, jr., 11.1; Austin Collins, Ironton Rock Hill, 5-11, soph., 12.8; Alex Bare, Coal Grove Dawson-Bryant, 5-10, sr., 12.2; Kris King, Seaman North Adams, 6-1, sr., 11.7; Isaac Brabson, Piketon, 6-1, sr., 11.0; Caleb Jago, Crooksville, 5-10, sr., 14.3; Toriano Smith, Wellston, 6-3, sr., 14.0; Drew Haislop, Oak Hill, 5-11, sr., 14.0; Beau Justice, Peebles, 6-0, soph., 23.9.
Nick Therriault, Belpre; Ryan Leasure, Belpre; Treay McKinney, Pomeroy Meigs; Dillon Boyer, Pomeroy Meigs; Ethan Dovenbarger, Bidwell River Valley; Colt Adams, Nelsonville-York; Will Howard, Lucasville Valley; Chris Flowers, Lucasville Valley; Kenton Gullion, Minford; Connor Smith, Chillicothe Zane Trace; Eric Hutton, Chillicothe Zane Trace; Dylan Miles, Chillicothe Southeastern; Elijah Shanks, Chillicothe Huntington; Payne Meadows, South Point; Brandon Adkins, Coal Grove Dawson-Bryant; Ryan Inman, Lynchburg-Clay; Devin Pierson, Lynchburg-Clay; Josh Glover, Ironton; Mitchell Swingle, Crooksville; Lake Channel, Crooksville; James Sellars, West Union; Dean Hall, West Union; Justus Ousley, Wellston; Dakota Brown, Wellston; Garrin Stiltner, Oak Hill.
Justin Mahlmeister, Ironton St. Joseph, 6-4, sr., 18.0; Shane Buckley, New Boston Glenwood, 5-9, sr., 23.0; J.P. Kayser, Portsmouth Notre Dame, 6-0, sr., 15.2; Justin Crager, Sciotoville Community East, 6-1, sr., 16.5; Max Carnahan, Reedsville Eastern, 5-11, sr., 16.4; Tristen Wolfe, Racine Southern, 6-1, soph., 16.1; Doc Seip, Mowrystown Whiteoak, 6-2, sr., 18.0; Quentin Williams, Leesburg Fairfield, 5-11, sr., 21.6; Chad Lands, Beaver Eastern, 5-10, sr., 21.2; Tavares Pickett, Beaver Eastern, 6-3, sr., 15.0.
Player of the year: Chad Lands, Beaver Eastern.
Coach of the year: P.J. Fitch, Beaver Eastern.
Tyler Rowe, Willow Wood Symmes Valley, 6-1, jr., 13.4; Kevin Lewis, Portsmouth Notre Dame, 6-0, sr., 13.4; Patrick Bias, Sciotoville Community East, 6-10, sr., 19.6; Levi Cook, South Webster, 5-10, jr., 14.4; Austin Shriver, Waterford, 6-2, sr., 12.8; Elijah Rader, Corning Miller, 6-2, soph., 14.5; Seth Goddard, South Webster, 6-0, sr., 14.2; Brayden Greer, Crown City South Gallia, 5-10, soph., 16.9
Eli Lewis, Ironton St. Joseph, 6-4, sr., 12.0; Austin Baldwin, Willow Wood Symmes Valley, 6-4, sr., 11.3; Trent Marcum, Franklin Furnace Green, 6-2, jr., 11.5; Eldin Sarajlic, Portsmouth Clay, 6-5, jr., 11.4; Michael Mader, Portsmouth Notre Dame, 6-2, sr., 10.2; Jacob Kish, Glouster Trimble, 6-1, jr., 10.0; Luke Taggert, Mowrystown Whiteoak, 5-11, sr., 14.1; Ryan Bates, Leesburg Fairfield, 6-2, jr., 12.3; Nick Shanks, Latham Western, 6-0, soph., 13.9; Braxton Gaffin, Manchester, 6-5, sr., 13.5.
D.J. Miller, Willow Wood Symmes Valley; Tyler Crace, Franklin Furnace Green; Brian Moore, Waterford; Adam Pape, Racine Southern; Kirk Pullins, Reedsville Eastern; Skylar Hook, Corning Miller; Konner Standley, Glouster Trimble; Gage Carraher, Mowrystown Whiteoak; Gage Montgomery, Leesburg Fairfield; Dakota Garrett, Latham Western; Austin Smith, Manchester.