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Jasper County Tribune

Three C-M boys earn spots on all-conference hoops team

Colfax-Mingo senior Brady Berkey ranked in the top 10 in the South Iowa Cedar League in points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks this past season.

He was the Tigerhawks’ leading scorer and that helped him claim first-team all-conference honors in the SICL.

Two other C-M players earned recognition as juniors Jacob Nichols and David Rague were both honorable mention selections.

Berkey averaged 18 points, 7.3 rebounds, five assists, 2.5 steals and 1.7 blocks per game this season for the Tigerhawks. He shot 44.2 percent from the floor, 25.5 percent from 3-point range and 74 percent from the foul line. He made 25 3-pointers.

In conference play, Berkey ranked fifth in the SICL at 16.6 points per game, was third in assists and blocks with 83 and 27, respectively, and ranked fifth with 42 steals.

He averaged 5.2 assists, 7.2 rebounds, 2.6 steals and 1.7 blocks per game. Berkey made 19 3-pointers, shot 42.6 percent from the floor, 28.4 percent from 3-point range and 67 percent from the line.

Nichols was the Tigerhawks’ second-leading scorer and leading rebounder. He averaged 11.8 points, 9.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game and also had 14 steals and four blocks. He made 10 treys, shot 41.3 percent from the floor, 19.6 percent from 3-point range and 62.5 percent from the line.

In conference play, Nichols ranked fifth in the SICL in rebounding at 9.9 per game. He also averaged 11.2 points and 1.3 assists per game and finished with 11 steals and four blocks. He hit five 3-pointers, shot 40 percent from the floor, 14.3 percent from 3-point range and 64 percent from the line.

Rague averaged 9.6 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 3.2 steals per game while also blocking 18 shots. He made 27 3-pointers, shot 36.3 percent from the floor, 29 percent from 3-point range and 51.4 percent from the foul line.

In conference play, Rague ranked second in steals at 3.2 per game. He also averaged nine points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game while blocking 12 shots. Rague drained 24 treys, shot 33 percent from the floor, 32 percent from 3-point range and 50 percent from the line.

South Iowa Cedar League

Final Boys Standings

Team Conference Overall

Montezuma 16-0 24-3

Keota 14-2 20-4

Belle Plaine 14-2 20-4

BGM 11-5 17-6

Colfax-Mingo 10-6 14-8

North Mahaska 9-7 12-10

Team Conference Overall

Sigourney 7-9 10-12

English Valleys 5-11 9-13

Lynnville-Sully 4-12 7-17

HLV 3-13 5-16

Iowa Valley 3-13 4-17

Tri-County 0-16 0-22


Coach of the Year

Derrick Dengler, Montezuma

Golden Award

Grant Hall, junior, BGM

Sam Gensely, senior, HLV

First Team

Brady Berkey, senior, Colfax-Mingo

Trey Shearer, junior, Montezuma

Cole Watts, junior, Montezuma

JD Stout, senior, Keota

Luke Hamman, junior, Keota

Luke DeMeulenaere, junior, Belle Plaine

Noah Beck, senior, BGM

Kaden Hall, sophomore, English Valleys

Second Team

Bray Noun Harder, senior, Lynnville-Sully

Eddie Burgess, sophomore, Montezuma

Carson Sprouse, junior, Keota

Ben DeMeulenaere, sophomore, Belle Plaine

Trevin Straight, senior, Belle Plaine

Mason Harter, freshman, Sigourney

Carson Cheney, senior, HLV

Brayden Monroe, senior, Tri-County

Honorable Mention

Jacob Nichols, junior, Colfax-Mingo

David Rague, junior, Colfax-Mingo

Blaize Kuhlmann, senior, Lynnville-Sully

Zane Fraker, senior, Lynnville-Sully

Jordan Kriegel, senior, BGM

Jacob Moel, sophomore, BGM

Brody Ward, sophomore, Iowa Valley

Eli Slaymaker, Iowa Valley

Noah Bachelder, senior, Belle Plaine

Jackson Tegeler, junior, Belle Plaine

Beau Flander, sophomore, English Valleys

Hayden Irmen, junior, English Valleys

Brody Wolf, senior, HLV

Will Bayer, senior, HLV

Tegon Fogle, senior, Tri-County

Dayton Pace, junior, Tri-County

Blake Readshaw, junior, North Mahaska

Dylan Klinker, junior, North Mahaska

Brady Duwa, junior, Keota

Wyatt Sieren, junior, Keota

Ben House, senior, Sigourney

Levi Crawford, sophomore, Sigourney

Masin Shearer, freshman, Montezuma

Brayden Arendt, senior, Montezuma

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