Area players and coaches selected to the All-District Team
Kyle Witucky from Zanesville was named D-I Eastern Player of the Year. The senior guard is averaging 11.6ppg, 4.4asst. and 2 steals a game while shooting an area best 47% form behind the arc. Teammate Jordan Lear was also on the first team All-District squad. The 6-7 junior puts up 17.1 a night and pulls down 8 rebounds a game.
John Glenn's Dorian Bass was named D-II Co-Eastern Player of the Year. The Muskie guard is averaging 20.6ppg and nearly 4 assist a game leading the Muskies to an 18-2 record. Bass shared Player of the Year honors with Brandon Todd from Cambridge. Todd is a junior averaging just over 22 point a contest. One other area player was selected first team and it was Meadowbrook's Devin Singleton. The senior carried his team to the sectional final averaging 21.9 a game.
It was Jedidiah Stephen from Shenandoah that was the man in D-III. He shared the Eastern Player of the Year award with Garaway's Tyler Renner. Stephen became the Zeps all time leading scorer putting up almost 29 points a night.
Michael Sulens leads Rosecrans in scoring at 16.6 a game and was the only area player named to the D-IV All-Eastern Team.
As far as coaching honors in the Eastern District Zanesville's Scott Aronhalt was Coach of the Year for D-I, Todd Rock from Rosecrans received that same honor in D-IV. and Shenandoah's Dan Schwieterman shared the award with Garaway's Scott Bardall.
Two Zanesville players received first team honors. Anna Morton was dubbed Player of the Year by the media. The senior Blue Devil scored 17 a game and shot over 50% from three point land. She was joined by teammate Caitlin McGarvey, a 5-10 senior wing player averaging 16.1 points a game.
Three area players earned spots on the All-Eastern First team. Philo senior Ali McClellan battled back from yet another ACL tear to score 16.2 a game. Elizabeth Guinsler from John Glenn tallied 14 a game and lead the Muskies to their first sectional title in 21 years. Let's not forget about the job Chrissy Devore did over at Meadowbrook. The senior went out in style dropping 18.2 point a game on her oppenent.