Versailles’ Scott McEldowney named MAC boys basketball coach of the year


By Kyle Shaner - kshaner@aimmedianetwork.com



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Versailles’ Scott McEldowney was named the Midwest Athletic Conference boys basketball coach of the year for the 2015-16 season.


Kyle Shaner|The Daily Advocate

VERSAILLES – Versailles’ Scott McEldowney was named the Midwest Athletic Conference boys basketball coach of the year for the 215-16 season.

Coach McEldowney led the Versailles boys to an 8-1 conference record, winning the program’s first MAC championship since 2004.

Also for Versailles, sophomore Justin Ahrens was named first team all-MAC.

Senior Brett McEldowney and junior Alex Wendel both were named second team all-conference.

Junior Austin Knapke made the league’s honorable mention team.

Coldwater senior Andy Brunet was named the MAC’s boys basketball player of the year.

Versailles won the MAC championship with an 8-1 record. St. Henry finished second with a 7-2 conference record, Coldwater and Fort Recovery tied for third at 6-3, Marion Local and Minster tied for fifth at 5-4, New Bremen and New Knoxville tied for seventh at 3-6, Delphos St. John’s finished ninth at 2-7, and Parkway finished 10th with a 0-9 conference record.

First team

Name School Grade

Andy Brunet Coldwater 12

Aaron Harlamert Coldwater 12

Dylan Thobe Coldwater 11

Miciah Cox Ft. Recovery 11

Derek Albers Marion Local 12

Tyler Mescher Marion Local 10

Josh Nixon Minster 12

Logan Leffel New Knoxville 12

Mitchel Stammen St. Henry 12

Jesse Niekamp St. Henry 12

Timothy Kreeger Delphos St. John’s 11

Justin Ahrens Versailles 10

Player of the year: Andy Brunet, Coldwater

Coach of the year: Scott McEldowney, Versailles

Second team

Name School Grade

Brett McEldowney Versailles 12

Darien Sheffer Ft. Recovery 12

Chase Bruns Ft. Recovery 12

Deion Hoehne New Bremen 12

Jacob Stechschulte Minster 12

Nick Topp New Knoxville 11

Alex Wendel Versailles 11

Cole Griesdorn Marion Local 12

Paul Stammen St. Henry 12

Zach Neuman New Knoxville 12

Brandon Schoen Ft. Recovery 12

Evan Lefeld St. Henry 12

Robby Saine Delphos St. John’s 11

Honorable mention

Name School Grade

Jack Hemmelgarn Coldwater 12

Caleb Martin Ft. Recovery 11

Kyle Homan Marion Local 12

Conner Tumbusch Minster 12

Ben Schwieterman New Bremen 12

Nathan Tinnerman New Knoxville 10

Clayton Agler Parkway 10

Ryan Luttmer St. Henry 10

Mitch Schwieterman St. Henry 11

Austin Knapke Versailles 11

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Versailles’ Scott McEldowney was named the Midwest Athletic Conference boys basketball coach of the year for the 2015-16 season.
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By Kyle Shaner

kshaner@aimmedianetwork.com

Kyle Shaner may be reached at 937-569-4316. Follow me on Twitter @KShanerAdvocate or get updates on Facebook by searching Darke County Sports or Advocate 360. For more features online go to dailyadvocate.com.

Kyle Shaner may be reached at 937-569-4316. Follow me on Twitter @KShanerAdvocate or get updates on Facebook by searching Darke County Sports or Advocate 360. For more features online go to dailyadvocate.com.