2011-12 SICA All-South Boys Basketball Team

2012-04-07T04:00:00Z 2012-06-25T15:43:42Z 2011-12 SICA All-South Boys Basketball Team The Southern
April 07, 2012 4:00 am

Class 1A

Taylor Walton, Okawville: The Rocket was a 1,000-point scorer for his career. This season, he averaged 15 points per game and averaged 2.6 assists per game.

Jeremy Weeke, Okawville: The junior joined his teammate, Walton, as a 1,000-point scorer. He averaged 15 points per game, pulled down 8.5 rebounds per game and recorded three assists a game.

Drew Johnson, Crab Orchard: The Trojan senior scorer over 1,800 career points. He was named to the GEC All-Conference First Team his junior and senior seasons. He averaged 18 points a game, 4.8 assists per game and 3.3 steals per game.

Ben Kissing, Crab Orchard: Kissing was named The Southern Illinoisan Player of the Year. The senior scored 20.7 points per game and hit the boards for 11.2 rebounds a game. He had a 52 percent field goal percentage and was named to the GEC All-Conference first team his sophomore, junior and senior seasons. He was All-South his junior year. He also received honorable mention for the All-State team.

Devantae Price, Egyptian: The junior moved to point guard this season and averaged 4.5 assists, four steals 17.5 points and 7.6 rebounds per game. He finished with a 59 percent field goal percentage. With 963 points entering his senior season, he should end up being a 1,000-point scorer.

Jerry Johnson, Meridian: The 1,000-points scorer averaged 14.2 points per game and 7.2 rebounds a game. He also blocked 105 shots and made 4.4 steals per game. He was MVP of the Vienna Thanksgiving Tournament.

Cameron Ballard, Meridian: The senior scored 14.6 points, dished the ball for 4.8 assists and nabbed 3.4 steals per game.

Josh Jones, Meridian: The 6-4 junior was voted MVP of the SEC Tournament. He averaged 15.4 points and 6.3 rebounds per game.

Gabe Owens, Woodlawn: The junior was MVP of the MTC Conference Tournament. He had a 56 percent field goal percentage and shot 39 percent from 3-point line. He was also an 87 percent free-throw shooter. He scored 16 points per game as his team went to the state tournament.

Christian Hollenkamp, Woodlawn: The 6-5 senior was an honorable mention as a junior for All-Conference. He shot 40 percent from 3-point line, scoring 16.3 points per game and pulling down 5.5 rebounds a game.

Andrew Drone, Gallatin County: The 6-11 junior scored 22 points, 11 rebounds, and had eight blocks per game.

Patrick Lowe, Gallatin County; The junior scored 14 points, pulled down seven rebounds and had three blocks a game for the hawks.

Nate Webb, Goreville: A 6-3 senior shooting guard, he made the all-tournament teams at Harrisburg, Sesser-Valier and the Massac Superman Classic. He was special mention IBCA All-State and was a co-captain of the Black Diamond West team. He averaged 15.8 points per game, 4.5 rebounds a game and finished with 920 career points.

Dayton Tripp, Goreville: A 6-1 junior point guard, he averaged 10 points per game and 3.8 assists per game. He shot 45 percent from three-point range and made the all-tournament team at Harrisburg. He also made first team all-Black Diamond West.

Tim Witcher, Sesser-Valier: A senior, he scored 524 points this season and averaged 16.9 points per game, shot 72 percent from the free-throw line, and shot 44 percent from the field. He made 54 percent of his two-pointers as well for the Red Devils.

Class 2A

Trey Garrett, Benton: The senior led the Rangers in scoring and was the second leading rebounder. He scored 15 ppg and was on the all-tourney teams for the BIT, Duster Thomas and Du Quoin tournaments.

Cody Smith, Benton: The senior point guard for the Rangers averaged four assists a game and had a 3.5 to 1 assist-to-turnover ratio. He was named to the all-tourney for the BIT and Du Quoin tournaments.

Brook Pampe, Olney-East Richland: The senior averaged 15 points per game and 2.4 steals per game. He was selected to play in the Lions club All-Star Game. He also made the fourth-team IBSA All-State team.

Michael Fehrenbacher, Olney-East Richland: The senior averaged 14 points per game and 5.9 rebounds per game. He was a 1,000-point scorer and selected to the Southern Illinois all-Star Classic and Lions Club All-Star game. He was also the Illinois State Scholar Team MVP.

Chase Heins, Trico: The 6-7 senior averaged 13.1 points per game, 8.6 rebounds and 2.1 blocks. He was named to the All-Black Diamond Conference West First Team.

Pierre House, Murphysboro: The Red Devil averaged 19 points per game and pulled seven rebounds a game. He was on eight different all-tournament teams and his teams won 103 games during his career.

Cody Huels, Carlyle: The junior was voted the team MVP and was named to the First Team All-Conference for the Cahokia Conference. He average 12.5 points per game and was 39% from 3-point range.

Michael Aschemann, Carterville: The sophomore scored 15 points per game and three assists per game. He made the All-Tourney team at the West Frankfort Mid-Winter Classic.

Malcolm Amos, Massac County: The Patriot senior was the MVP of the Marshall County Hoopfest. Amos scored 18.5 points per game and pulled down 6.5 rebounds a game and scored over 1,000 points in his career.

Tyler Hutcheson, Fairfield: The senior was the Black Diamond East MVP and first team All-Conference selection two years in a row. He averaged 18.3 points per game and grabbed 6.1 rebounds per game. He was a 1,000-point scorer.

Jacob Kueker, Red Bud: The Musketeer was on the all-tournament team at Trico, Pinckneyville and Sparta tournaments. He averaged 15.5 points per game, had 6.1 rebounds per game, made 54 blocks and had 75 assists.

Brady Wright, Anna-Jonesboro: The Wildcat senior averaged 16.1 points per game and pulled down 8.6 rebounds per game. He scored over 1,000 career points.

Devin Holle, Nashville: The 6-5 junior scored 10 points per game as Nashville’s leading scorer. He had a 57.3% field goal percentage.

Hunter Queen, Pinckneyville: He averaged 12 points per game, two rebounds per game, and two assists per game. He shot 83 percent from the free throw line and 41 percent from three-point range. He made the all-tournament team at the Duster Thomas Hoops Classic and the Benton Invitational. He made the all-conference team and was IBCA special mention All-State.

Tyler Smithpeters, Harrisburg: A junior, he averaged 15.8 points per game, 4.5 assists per game and four rebounds per game. He shot 38 percent from the three-point line and 78 percent from the free throw line. He went over 1,000 points this season and made the all-tournament teams at Harrisburg, Eldorado Holiday Tournament and the Carmi-White County Invitational.

Capel Henshaw, Harrisburg: A junior, he averaged 15.6 points per game and eight rebounds per game. He shot 62 percent shooting 2-pointers and went over 1,000 career points for his career. He made the all-tournament teams at Harrisburg, was MVP at the Eldorado Holiday Tournament, and the Carmi-White County Invitational.

Class 3A

Sam Strus, Carbondale: The 6-6 Terrier scored 13 points and had seven rebounds per game.

Bryan Betts, Centralia: The Orphan scored 13.8 points and grabbed 6.1 rebounds a game.

Jared Ellis, Marion: The 6-7 senior started for three years and averaged 10 points, 10 rebounds and two blocked shots per game.

Leonta Badger, Mount Vernon: He averaged 11.5 points per game and 5.5 rebounds per game. He made all-tournament teams at the Pyramid Plus tournament, second-team at the Centralia Holiday Tournament, and first team at the Salem Tournament. He was named second team all-conference.

Ty’Ril Trimble, Mount Vernon: He averaged 12 points per game and made the Pyramid Plus All-Tournament team, second team at the Centralia Holiday Tournament, and the first team at the Salem Tournament. He was named first team all-conference.

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