Cornbelt Conference Elite
With Armstrong-Ringsted and Graettinger-Terril both finishing in the top half of the Cornbelt Conference standings, both teams were sure to receive postseason awards.
Breaking into the first team all-conference squad for the Mustangs, who finished 8-2 in league play, were seniors Spencer Clausen and Travis Hantelman.
Clausen finished the season with a 16 point average in league play while shooting 34 percent (18-for-53) from three-point range and 79 percent (34-for-43) from the free throw line. He also averaged nearly eight rebounds per contest, 1.6 steals and 2.2 steals.
Although injured part of the season, Hantelman averaged 17.2 points per game in conference play while shooting 51.4 percent (38-for-74) from the field.
Graettinger-Terril finished 5-5 in league play. Beau Craig was the lone first team selection for the Knights. The senior averaged 16 points and 10 rebounds per game in conference play, along with 1.7 steals and 1.3 assists.
Making the second team for the Mustangs was junior Brett Thackery who averaged 3.8 points per game, but also had a team-high 2.1 assists along with 1.8 steals per contest.
For the Knights, junior Mitch Girres made the second team. He averaged 8.7 points in league play and shot 32 percent (23-for-71) from three-point range. He also had 4.8 rebounds and 4.5 assists per contest.
Earning honorable mention for the Knights was junior Colin Leiting. He averaged 8.6 points in league play while shooting 51 percent (53-for-104) from the field.
The complete all-conference teams are listed below along with the league standings.
All Conference Teams
Spencer Clausen, SR, Armstrong-Ringsted
Travis Hantleman, SR, Armstrong-Ringsted
Eli Ihnen, SO, Harris-Lake Park
Brady Nissen, JR, Harris-Lake Park
Caleb Mackey, SR, Clay Central-Everly
Beau Craig, SR, Graettinger/Terril
Cal Huber, SR, Ventura
Eric Spear, SR, Woden-Crystal Lake-Titonka
Chris Schmidt, JR, West Bend-Mallard
Colton Bakken, Sr, Ruthven-Ayrshire
Colen Hanley, SR, Ventura
Mitchell Shipman, SR, Corwith-Wesley-LuVeren
Jason Zinnel, FR, West Bend-Mallard
Jake Meinders, SR, Woden-Crystal Lake-Titonka
Mychal Sheridan, SR, Harris-Lake Park
Nick Roghair, SR, Clay Central-Everly
Mitch Girres, JR, Graettinger/Terril
Brett Thackery, JR, Armstrong-Ringsted
Travis Larson, JR, North Sentral Kossuth
Jared Callison, SR, Ventura
Jordan Buhs, FR, Twin River Valley
Trevin Enderson, SR, Ruthven-Ayrshire
Tommy Schutter, SR, Woden-Crystal Lake-Titonka
Ben Berberich, SR, Clay Central-Everly
Jason Carrol, SR, Corwith-Wesley-LuVerne
Kade Heikens, SO, Harris-Lake Park
Colin Leiting, JR, Graettinger/Terril
Taylor Foley, SR, West Bend-Mallard
Coach of the Year: Jeff Sohn, Harris-Lake Park