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Mead and Hess earn top player honors on Super Q All Star Team

The team’s were chosen by WMVO/WQIO Broadcasters and were picked from the 5 Knox County Schools

Centerburg Senior point guard Mickinnon Mead has been named this year’s Super Q All Star boys basketball Player of the Year. Mead was one of the top scorers in the Knox Morrow Athletic Conference at over 17 points per game and added 5 rebounds and 4 assists per contest. Mead has helped lead the Trojans to 3 straight KMAC Titles. Joining Mead on the first team is Shane Knepp of East Knox who led the Bulldogs to the school’s first ever District Title, he was also named the Division 4 Player of the Year in the Central District and also averaged 17 points per game. Kaid Carpenter of Fredericktown helped his team to a 9 game win streak in the regular season and averaged 16 points and 8 rebounds per game. Also on the first team is Carpenter’s teammate Teegan Ruhl who averaged 14 points and 6 rebounds per game. Nolan Belcher of Mount Vernon averaged over 12 points per game and nearly 4 rebounds per game and was named the Jackets MVP as he rounds out the first team.

Second team honorees are Levi Houck of Centerburg, Sam Whitney of East Knox, Brady Lester of Fredericktown, Beau Bridges of Mount Vernon, Walker Weckesser and Darrin Mickley of Danville.

Player of the Year: Mickinnon Mead Centerburg

Coach of the Year: Ryan Powell, East Knox. Powell led the Bulldogs to a single season win record in school history, led the team to the school’s first District Title and also became the school winningest coach.

On the Girl’s side it was business as usual as Danville won another District Title and their point guard Brooklyn Hess has been named our Player of the Year after a season in which she averaged 12 points, 6 rebounds, 3 blocks and over 3 assists per game. Hess also surpassed 1,000 career points during the season. Joining her on the first team is Alexandria Magers of East Knox. Magers averaged nearly 13 points per game and almost 7 rebounds per contest. Gabby Daniels of Fredericktown was the KMAC leading rebounder at over 8 a game and averaged nearly 14 points per game. Also on the first team is Ella Proper of Danville and Laura Keith of East Knox.

Second team selections were Chloe Goulter and Kayla Larimore from Centerburg, McKenna Brokaw of Mount Vernon, Alenah Boeshart of Danville and Audrey Bouton of Fredericktown.

Player of the Year: Brooklyn Hess of Danville

Coach of the the Year: Nate Short of Mount Vernon. Short led the Jackets to a 13-6 record in his first season.

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