Boys Basketball All-MAC Teams Announced

From Staff Reports
Sports Editor

The Midwest Athletic Conference announced its all-conference team Tuesday night prior to the sectional tournament play for many schools in the MAC.

Coldwater’s Andy Brunet was named Player of the Year in the conference as the Cavaliers had three players earn first-team honors.

Minster’s Josh Nixon earned first-team honors for the 2015-2016 season as well as New Knoxville’s Logan Leffel.

Leffel scored 377 total points on the season, averaging 17.14 points per game, which was the third-best clip in the conference. He was also the top free throw shooter in the conference with an 81.5 shooting percentage and led the team with 58 assists.

Nixon led the Wildcats with 34 steals on the season, fifth best in the conference. He also shot 33.8 percent from beyond the arc.

New Bremen’s Deion Hoehne earned second-team honors while grabbing a team-high 123 rebounds on the season. In 19 games played, Hoehne was 83 of 212 from the field (39 percent), 28 of 58 from the free throw line (48 percent) and racked up 198 points (10.4 ppg). Minster’s Jacob Stechschulte and New Knoxville’s Nick Top both earned second-team.

Topp finished as the Rangers’ second-best free throw shooter with a percentage of 67 percent from the line. In 20 games, Topp averaged 9.4 ppg, shooting 34 percent from the field, with 40 boards, 85 rebounds and 19 steals.

Garnering honorable mention was Minster’s Conner Tumbusch, New Bremen’s Ben Schwieterman and New Knoxville’s Nathan Tinnerman.

Schwieterman ended his high school career with 27 of 104 shooting from the field (26 percent), 14 of 35 from the free throw line (40 percent) and 75 total points (3.4). In non-shooting numbers, he racked up 88 boards, 24 steals and 54 assists.

Versailles’ Scott McEldowney earned Coach of the Year during the Tigers' MAC championship season.