2013-14 Dispatch/Argus Area Boys' Basketball All-Star team


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Posted Online: March 25, 2014, 2:16 pm
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Player of the Year
Ethan Happ
Rockridge, C, Sr.
Unanimous first team Associated Press All-State, first team Three Rivers South and Player of the Year for the TRAC's South Division and first team Illinois Basketball Coaches Association All-State; averaged 27 points, 12 rebounds, four blocked shots, three assists and three steals per game.

First team
Christian Allen
Orion, C, Jr.: 2nd team All-Three Rivers South; averaged team-high 19 points and 7 rebounds.

Zach Barber
Fulton, G, Jr.: 2nd team All-Three Rivers North; averaged team-high 18 points, 3 rebounds and 2 steals.

Matt Dail
Fulton, F, Sr.: 1st team All-Three Rivers North; averaged 14 points and 7 rebounds.

Ben Foster
Annawan, F, Sr.: Special mention IBCA All-State and 1st team All-LTC; averaged 12 points and a team-high 10 rebounds.

Ridge Greenman
Ridgewood, G, Jr.: 1st team All-LTC; averaged 16 points, 3 assists and 2 steals.

Bryan Heath
Rockridge, G, Jr.: 1st team IBCA All-State, 2nd team AP 2A All-State (2A) and unanimous first team All-TRAC South; averaged 22 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists.

Ethan Howard
Prophetstown, F, Sr.: 1st team All-Three Rivers North; averaged team highs of 13 points and 7 rebounds.

Martel Hunter
Monmouth-Roseville, G, Sr.: 1st team IBCA All-State, 2nd team AP 2A All-State and 1st team All-WCC North, averaged 14 points, 4.4 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 4.1 steals.

Dexter Ingels
Galva, G, Sr.: 3rd team IBCA All-State and 1st team All-LTC; averaged team-high 28 points and 6 rebounds.

Matt Jenkins
Wethersfield, G, Sr.: 1st team All-LTC; averaged 17 points and 5 rebounds.

Trevor Lay
Wethersfield, G, Sr.: 1st team AP and IBCA 1A All-State and All-LTC; averaged 28.9 points, 6.2 assists, 5.4 rebounds and 3.5 steals.

Dalton Nuding
Kewanee, G, Sr.: 2nd team All-Three Rivers South; averaged 14 points and 6 rebounds.

Tyson Nylin
Mercer County, G, Sr.: 1st team All-LTC; averaged team-high 17.5 points and 4 assists.

Donovan Oliver
Kewanee, F, So.: 2nd team IBCA All-State, AP 2A All-State HM and unanimous 1st team All-TRAC South; averaged 20 points, 10 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 blocks and 3 steals.

Trayvon Smith
Monmouth-Roseville, C, Sr.: 4th team IBCA All-State and first team All-WCC North; averaged team-high 15 points and 8.5 rebounds per game.

Cole Solomon
Riverdale, F, Jr.: Special mention IBCA All-State and 2nd team All-Three Rivers North; averaged team-high 16 points, 11 rebounds and 3 blocks.

Ben Swanson
Sherrard, F, Jr.: 2nd team All-Three Rivers South; averaged team-high 14 points and 4 rebounds.

Honorable mention
Annawan: Marcellous Butler, Ryan Croegaert, Alex Landwehr, Micam Smith; Erie: Ken Cole, Owen McConnell; Fulton: Kyle Huebner, Jake Willging; Galva: Rhett Hoxworth, David Jeffries; Kewanee: Ryan Hicks, Jared Nimrick; Mercer County: Brandon Butcher, Spencer Wood; Monmouth-Roseville: Joe Colclasure, Braeden Wollbrink; Morrison: Kaleb Church, Bill Lee Greul, Hunter Hamstra, Mason Sitzmore; Orion: Noah Clarke, Clay Vanderheiden; Prophetstown: Grant Ames, Chris Bauer; Ridgewood: Sam Althaus, Nate Humphrey, Joey Lambin, Andrew Steider; Riverdale: Jake Bussert, Jake Gellerstedt; Rockridge: Luke Johnson, Nick Madison; Sherrard: Clayton Bjustrom, Lucas Boraas, Jake Kissner; United: Lance Sperry, Jack Whitsitt, Gary Wynne; Wethersfield: Jake Bennett, Tucker Nichols.



















 




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