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Boys basketball: Elyria Catholic’s Jeremy Holley among area players named to All-Ohio teams

Elyria Catholic's Jeremy Holley takes a shot while defended by Trinity's Jake Gerrick, front, and sophomore Kyle McSweeney. CHRONICLE FILE PHOTO

Elyria Catholic’s Jeremy Holley takes a shot while defended by Trinity’s Jake Gerrick, front, and sophomore Kyle McSweeney. CHRONICLE FILE PHOTO

Elyria Catholic senior Jeremy Holley headed the list of area players on The Associated Press Division III and IV All-Ohio boys basketball teams released Tuesday.

Holley, a 6-foot-6 center, was named to the third team in Division III. Holley, who was a second-team all-district quarterback in the fall, averaged 21 points and 17 rebounds for the Panthers.

He had high games of 36 points and 25 rebounds.

Columbia senior Jay Banyasz was an honorable mention selection. The 6-4 point guard averaged 10.8 points, 6.2 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 2.2 steals a game for the 19-5 Raiders, who made it to the district semifinals before running into Villa Angela-St. Joseph, which is playing in the state tournament this week.

In Division IV, Community Christian School’s K.J. Miller earned special mention honors, while Open Door’s Andrew Patterson and Lake Ridge’s Sam Waldock made honorable mention.

Miller, a 5-10 junior guard, averaged 23.4 points, 4.7 assists and 4.4 steals for the Warriors. Patterson, a 6-4 junior post, averaged 14 points and eight rebounds for the Patriots, and Waldock, a 6-1 sophomore wing, averaged 10 points and six rebounds.

There were three players of the year in Division III: VASJ’s Brian Parker, Roger Bacon’s Carlas Jackson and Lima Central Catholic’s Martyce Kimbrough.

In Division IV, the top players were Harvest prep’s David Dennis Jr., Tri-Village’s Tyler Cook, Conviy Crestview’s Damian Helm and Austin Hill of Louisville Aquinas.

Division III

FIRST TEAM

Chris Moxley, Cols. Hartley, 5-foot-10, senior, 17.3 points per game; Derek Drewes, Defiance Tinora, 6-0, sr., 20.7; Peyton Aldridge, Leavittsburg LaBrae, 6-8, sr., 21.4; Antonio Woods, Cin. Summit Country Day, 6-1, sr., 20.3; Hayden Dunn, Lucasville Valley, 6-4, sr., 15.8; Brian Parker, VASJ, 6-3, jr., 18.4; Carlas Jackson, St. Bernard Roger Bacon, 6-4, sr., 15.5; Martyce Kimbrough, Lima Cent. Cath., 6-0, sr., 19.0; Robert Vargo, Martins Ferry, 6-4, sr., 18.5.

Players of the year: Brian Parker, Cleve. VASJ; Carlas Jackson, St. Bernard Roger Bacon; Martyce Kimbrough, Lima Cent. Cath.

Coaches of the year: Ben Porter, Belmont Union Local; Brian West, Creston Norwayne; C.J. Kin, Carey.

SECOND TEAM

Jimmy Hanley, Cols. Ready, 6-3, sr., 12.5; Austin Terrill, Richwood North Union, 6-2, sr., 16.7; Gavin Porter, Belmont Union Local, 6-0, jr., 14.0; Brandon Barnes, South Point, 6-2, sr., 17.5; John Davis III, Beachwood, 5-11, sr., 22.5; Asim Pleas, Youngs. Liberty, 6-3, sr., 22.9; Connor McCreary, North Robinson Col. Crawford, 5-11, sr., 18.6; Jalen Jackson, Warrensville Hts., 6-0, sr., 12.9; Carlton Bragg, VASJ,

6-9, jr., 18.3; Trevor Summers, Orrville, 6-2, sr., 17.7; Noah Bramlage, Ottawa-Glandorf, 6-7, jr., 18.2; Robert Caldwell, Dayton Stivers School for the Arts, 6-0, sr., 18.5; Bally Butler, Cin. Finneytown, 5-8, sr., 20.6.

THIRD TEAM

Hunter Schmalz, Cols. Grandview Hts., 6-3, sr., 17.4; Seth Legraen, Beverly Ft. Frye, 6-4, jr., 17.4; Pierce Mowery, Chillicothe Zane Trace, 5-9, soph., 17.2; Colin Zucker, Gates Mills Gilmour, 6-0, sr., 18.0; Luke Fisher, Archbold, 6-8, jr., 15.9; Miyo Baxter-Bell, Dayton Chaminade-Julienne, 6-5, jr., 13.2; Jeremy Holley, Elyria Cath., 6-6, sr., 21.0; Ryan Mikesell, St. Henry, 6-6, jr., 21.1.

Special Mention

Ryan Maniaci, Marion Pleasant; Colton McKivitz, Belmont Union Local; Chandler Lang, Beverly Ft. Frye; Austin King, Newcomerstown; Derek Pardon, VASJ; Conor Markins, Coal Grove Dawson-Bryant; Nathan Scott, Sardinia Eastern Brown; Ky’re Allison, Portsmouth; Evan Maddox, Proctorville Fairland; Garrin Stiltner, Oak Hill; Pierce Knisley, Waverly; Bailey Breitenstine, Doylestown Chippewa; Ryan Bee, Jeromesville Hillsdale; Tyson Stoudmire, Creston Norwayne; Dylan O’Hara, Girard; Anthony Workman, Garrettsville Garfield;

Honorable Mention

Hunter Butin, London Madison-Plains; Sam Condon, Worthington Christian; Josh Gantz, Cols. Ready; Xavier Harris, Mount Gilead; Jonathan Kornberg, Gahanna Cols. Academy; Sammy Gebhardt, Sugarcreek Garaway; Nate Shepler, Magnolia Sandy Valley; Tyler Starr, Lore City Buckeye Trail; Michael Neil, Bellaire; Austin Kowalski, Cadiz Harrison Central; Bryan Duffy, Woodsfield Monroe Central; Charles Franklin, Warrensville Hts.; Yavari Hall, Warrensville Hts.; Jake Vormelker, Orwell Grand Valley; Jay Banyasz, Columbia; Jake DiBlasio, Middlefield Cardinal; Quinton Ratliffe, Andover Pymatuning Valley; John Johnson, South Point; Gage Rhoades, Chesapeake; Tyler Cartee, Chillicothe Southeastern; Elijah Shanks, Chillicothe Huntington; Wyatt Brewster, Piketon; Josh Fayette, Nelsonville-York; Sky Oliver, Portsmouth; Jordan West, Lucasville Valley; Michael Hafer, W. Ports. Portsmouth West; Dylan Miller, Wheelersburg; Drew Scarberry, McDermott Northwest; Ryan Inman, Lynchburg-Clay; Damien Richard, Versailles; Kyle Remley, St. Bernard Roger Bacon; Rodrick Caldwell, Dayton Stivers School for the Arts; Malik Rhodes, Cin. Clark Montessori; Terry Sparks Jr., Cin. Mariemont; Derek Koch, West Salem Northwestern; Isaac Callender, Smithville; Connor Clark, Dalton; Brandon Hawkins, Apple Creek Waynedale; Justin Prentiss, Creston Norwayne; Christian Creamer, Canton Central Cath.; Ozzie Hawkins, Newton Falls; Jimmy Standohar, Girard; Mark Hughes, Youngs. Ursuline; Adam Cytlak, Findlay Liberty-Benton; John Darnall, Findlay Liberty-Benton; Jared Wentling, Carey; Jake Schmeltz, Pemberville Eastwood; Xavier Simpson, Lima Central Cath.; Trey Smith, Delphos Jefferson.

Division IV

FIRST TEAM

Stephen Carpenter, Lancaster Fairfield Christian Acad., 6-foot-3, senior, 23.3 points per game; Jonathan Wiechman, Caldwell, 5-10, sr., 21.8; Bryan Gee, Willoughby Cornerstone Christian Acad., 6-2, sr., 18.8; Beau Justice, Peebles, 6-1, jr., 30.8; David Dennis Jr., Canal Winchester Harvest Prep, 6-1, jr., 22.8; Patrick Bain, Tipp City Bethel, 6-3, sr., 22.5; Nate Scott, Wellsville, 6-0, sr., 22.0; Tyler Cook, New Madison Tri-Village, 6-6, sr., 19.4; Damian Helm, Convoy Crestview, 6-4, sr., 15.5; Austin Hill, Louisville Aquinas, 6-3, sr., 16.5; Geoff Beans, Tol. Ottawa Hills, 6-7, sr., 17.6.

Players of the year: David Dennis Jr., Canal Winchester Harvest Prep; Tyler Cook, New Madison Tri-Village; Damian Helm, Convoy Crestview; Austin Hill, Louisville Aquinas.

Coaches of the year: Josh Sagester, New Madison Tri-Village; Jeremy Best, Convoy Crestview; David Dennis Sr., Canal Winchester Harvest Prep.

SECOND TEAM

Todd Ropp, Berlin Hiland, 6-2, sr., 15.0; Levi Cook, South Webster, 6-0, sr., 26.0; Mike Parks, Richmond Hts., 6-8, jr., 18.0; Matt Seitz, McDonald, 6-3, sr., 25.0; Hunter Perry, Old Fort, 6-0, sr., 28.8; Elijah Kahlig, Ft. Recovery, 6-3, sr., 22.0; Grant Zawadzki, Troy Christian, 6-0, jr., 23.7; Bruce Hodges, Lima Perry, 5-10, sr., 25.1.

THIRD TEAM

Connor Keck, Newark Cath., 6-7, sr., 18.2; Hunter Martin, Sugar Grove Berne Union, 6-9, jr., 20.4; Jaquan Harrison, Cols. Africentric, 6-3, jr., 14.6; Ryan Fletcher, Steubenville Cent. Cath., 6-1, sr., 17.0; Nick Detlev, Willoughby Andrews-Osborne Acad., 7-2, sr., 17.9; Jordan Martin, Cuyahoga Hts., 6-1, sr., 20.0; Tyrell Edminston, Plymouth, 6-4, jr., 16.6; Zach Kuhlman, Leipsic, 6-2, sr., 20.3; Travis Feitshans, Pitsburg Franklin-Monroe, 6-3, sr., 15.1.

Special Mention

Trey Tucci, Malvern; Michael Teater, New Philadelphia Tuscarawas Cent. Cath.; John Michael Schuetz, Shadyside; K.J. Miller, Christian Community School; R.J. Spaller, Willoughby Cornerstone Christian Acad.; Joe Moore, Fairport Harbor Harding; Tyler Rowe, Willow Wood Symmes Valley; Tristen Wolfe, Racine Southern; Micah Couch, Glouster Trimble; Josh Thacker, Beaver Eastern; Jake Cropper, Georgetown; Camden Douglas, Wellsville; Parker Rickey, Windham; Josh Woodrich, Kidron Cent. Christian; Brandon Lee, Bristolville Bristol; Wyatt Ford, Vienna Mathews; Paolo DePasquale, Lowellville.

Honorable Mention

Max Hogue, Newark Cath.; Michael Howard, Grove City Christian; Ulmer Manzie, Cols. Africentric; Andy Payne, Danville; Caleb Walker, Gahanna Christian Acad.; Q.J. Williams, Bridgeport; Mitchell Herron, New Philadelphia Tuscarawas Cent. Cath.; Jesse Melick, Zanesville Rosecrans; Drew Snyder, New Matamoras Frontier; Blaze Glenn, Toronto; Lucas Mast, Berlin Hiland; Dontez Lockett, Richmond Hts.; Andrew Patterson, EOpen Door; David Porter, Cuyahoga Hts.; Sam Waldock, Lake Ridge Acad.; Tyrez Shephard, Willoughby Cornerstone Christian Acad.; Isaiah McQueen, Willoughby Cornerstone Christian Acad.; Wulf Goheen, Ironton St. Joseph; Mason McCloy, Bainbridge Paint Valley; Trent Marcum, Franklin Furnace Green; Landon Hutchinson, Crown City South Gallia; Cody Ireton, Peebles; Gage Montgomery, Leesburg Fairfield; Akia Brown, Sciotoville Community East; Daniel Ogg, Portsmouth Notre Dame; Eldin Sarajlic, Portsmouth Clay; Nick Shanks, Latham Western; Cody Paxton, Waterford; D.J. Iles, Fayetteville-Perry; Colton Linkous, New Madison Tri-Village; Christian Pfledderer, Tipp City Bethel; Jesse Phlipot, Houston; Gavin Hoying, Russia; Nick Ballone, Lowellville; Glen Hoffman, Columbiana Heartland Christian; Jared Taylor, Windham; Casey Ruppel, Mogadore; Zachary Usher, Warren JFK; Kenny Greaver, McDonald; Nick Johnson, Warren Lordstown; Michael Peterson, Hartville Lake Center Christian; Anthony Moeglin, Louisville Aquinas; Andrew Hunter, Arlington; Cade Kaple, New Washington Buckeye Central; Denarius Harris, Sandusky St. Mary; Corbin Linder, Haviland Wayne Trace; Trey Bauman, Defiance Ayersville; Will Vorhees, Columbus Grove; Dylan Hunsicker, Upper Scioto Valley; Luke Knapke, Maria Stein Marion Local.