TOLEDO -- Four players from the JG-TC area earned all-Little Okaw Valley Conference Southeast Division honors for the 2017-18 boys' basketball season. The four were all unanimous selections and were Tyson Magee and Zach Wolke from Cumberland along with Martinsville's Dalton Rollings and Tri-County's Dylan Campbell.
Magee, a 6-2 senior guard and Wolke, a 6-3 junior guard, helped Cumberland to the LOVC SE Division regular season and tournament titles as well as the overall Little Okaw Valley Conference Tournament title, its first conference championship since wining the Little Illini Conference in 1995. The Pirates went 20-7, which was its best record since going 24-8 in 2009-10.
Magee averaged a team-high 21.9 points, 7.9 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 24. steals as well as shooting 54 percent from the field, while Wolke averaged 17.1 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.4 steals per game, while shooting 46 percent from the field.
Rollings, a 6-1 senior guard, averaged 21.0 points, 6.5 rebounds, 3.8 steals and 2.7 assists per game, while shooting 49 percent from the field. The Bluestreaks finished 7-22.
Campbell helped Tri-County to an 8-21 season. The 6-2 senior forward averaged 9.6 points, 6. 1 rebounds, 0.9 assists, 0.5 steals per game and shot 42 percent from the field.
Cumberland had the most players on the eight-member first team, five-member second team and three-member honorable mention for a total of 16 players. Nine seniors, six juniors and a freshmen were selected.
Magee was a first team unanimous pick as a junior and second team as a sophomore. Rollings was on the first team last year as well as his sophomore season. Wolke was on the first team last year.
Three Casey-Westfield players on first team all-LIC
CASEY-- Three members of the Casey-Westfield boys' basketball team were among the 10-member first team all-Little Illini Conference squad.
The three were Logan Richards, Logan Hawker and Ethan Gilbert. Richards, a 6-6 junior, averaged a team-high 19.4 points and 7.7 rebounds per game, while shooting 66 percent from the field and averaging one blocked shot per game. Hawker, a 6-4 senior, averaged 10.9 points, three rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.1 steals and shot 49 percent from the field. Gilbert, a 6-1 junior, averaged 10.6 points, 2.8 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.9 steals per game, while shooting 47 percent form the field.
Casey won the LIC regular season and conference tournament titles and its 24-5 record was the school's best since the 1998-99 season when the Warriors went 25-3.
No Casey player was among the six-member second team, but Kyle Carver was one of the eight players to receive honorable mention.
Richards was on the second team all-LIC last year, while Carver received honorable mention.