DARKE COUNTY – Five Darke County boys basketball players earned first team all-Cross County Conference honors from the league for the 2016-17 season.
Ansonia’s Hunter Muir, Franklin Monroe’s Ethan Conley, Mississinawa Valley’s Ethan Bowman, Tri-Village’s Trace Couch and Tri-Village’s Gavin Richards were named first team all-CCC.
Ansonia’s Devyn Sink, Arcanum’s Brandon Kinney, Arcanum’s Wade Meeks and Franklin Monroe’s Mason Conley each were named second team all-CCC.
Ansonia’s Aydan Sanders, Arcanum’s Carter Gray, Bradford’s Andy Branson, Franklin Monroe’s Kyle Ressler, Mississinawa Valley’s Trent Perkins and Tri-Village’s Jonny Wilson were named to the conference’s special mention team.
Bethel’s Caleb South was named the CCC boys basketball player of the year, and Bethel’s Brett Kopp was named the CCC boys basketball coach of the year.
Bethel won the CCC championship with a 12-0 record. Franklin Monroe finished second at 10-2, Tri-Village finished third at 9-3, Covington and Twin Valley South tied for fourth at 7-5, and Ansonia and National Trail tied for sixth at 6-6.
Arcanum and Miami East tied for eighth with 5-7 records, Mississinawa Valley finished 10th at 4-8, Tri-County North finished 11th at 3-9, and Bradford and Newton tied for 12th at 2-10.
CCC boys basketball
Hunter Muir, Ansonia
Ryan Rose, Bethel
Caleb South, Bethel
Nathan Blei, Covington
Ethan Conley, Franklin Monroe
Logan West, Miami East
Ethan Bowman, Mississinawa Valley
Trace Couch, Tri-Village
Gavin Richards, Tri-Village
Mike Meyers, Twin Valley South
Player of the year: Caleb South, Bethel
Coach of the year: Brett Kopp, Bethel
Devyn Sink, Ansonia
Brandon Kinney, Arcanum
Wade Meeks, Arcanum
Tyler Terry, Bethel
Trevor Miller, Covington
Mason Conley, Franklin Monroe
Peyton Harrison, National Trail
Dalton Mason, National Trail
Ryan Mollette, Newton
Travis Lovely, Twin Valley South
Aydan Sanders, Ansonia
Carter Gray, Arcanum
Ian Anderson, Jr., Bethel
Andy Branson, Bradford
Jayce Pond, Covington
Kyle Ressler, Franklin Monroe
Cam Coomes, Miami East
Trent Perkins, Mississinawa Valley
Travis Hunt, National Trail
Jackson Riffle, Newton
Zach Edgin, Tri-County North
Jonny Wilson, Tri-Village
Willie Bowman, Twin Valley South
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