SDT announces all-county boys basketball team
The Sullivan Daily Times is proud to announce its all-Sullivan County boys basketball team for 2016-17.
Dugger Union and North Central each had two players named and Sullivan had four, making up the eight-player squad.
The players were all recommended by their coaches.
The team is listed below in alphabetical order.
Evan Conner, Sullivan, Sr. — Conner was second for SHS in scoring at 9.4 points per game.
He shot 38 percent from 3-point range, making 48 of 134.
Conner also contributed 3.6 rebounds, 1.1 steals, 2.5 assists as he played in all 26 games.
Ty Drake, Sullivan, Jr. — Drake earned all-Western Indiana Conference honors.
The junior guard paced the Golden Arrows in scoring at 12.9 points per game.
He led the team and the county in 3-pointers made (57 of 139) and percentage (41). Drake averaged 3.1 assists and 2.4 rebounds.
He was named co-MVP for the Arrows.
Michael Fraker, Dugger Union, Sr. — Fraker led the Bulldogs with 39 3-pointers on his way to averaging 9.1 points per game.
He shot 65 percent, making 43 of 66 free throws.
Fraker also had averages of 3.1 assists, 2.5 rebounds and 1.6 steals per game.
Trevor Magill, Sullivan, Sr. — Magill averaged 8.5 points per game for the Golden Arrows. He was named Sullivan’s most improved player.
Magill averaged 3.0 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 1.1 assists per game. He also blocked 16 shots, second on the teaam.
Trey Powell, Sullivan, Sr. — Powell was named Sullivan’s co-MVP.
Powell led the Arrows in rebounding (5.1), steals (1.4) and assists (3.2) per game.
He also averaged 8.7 points per game.
Powell was named academic all-WIC and IBCA honorable mention academic All-State.
Ty Thompson, North Central, So. — The 5-2 Thompson made a team-high 41 3-pointers for the Thunderbirds, including making six in one game.
He led North Central in scoring at 7.2 points per game.
He scored a career high 23 points against West Vigo.
Thompson scored in double figures six times, including 18 against Vincennes Rivet, 14 against Sullivan and Hutsonville, Illinois, 13 against Washington Catholic and 10 against Vincennes Rivet.
Chase Wiseley, North Central, Jr. — Wiseley working his way into the starting line-up for the Thunderbirds.
The 6-2 forward finished the season by averaging 5.6 points per game.
He scored in double figures four times, including a career-high 14 against Rockville.
Wiseley scored 13 against White River Valley in the sectional.
He also had 11 points against both Linton and Clay City.
Caleb Wright, Dugger Union, Sr. — Wright started every game at forward for the Bulldogs.
Wright scored 12.9 points per game, tying Drake for the top spot in the county. He knocked down 21 3-pointers.
Wright also led the Bulldogs in rebounding at 6.0 per game.
He also averaged 2.1 assists and 1.8 steals per game.