The Colo-NESCO boys’ basketball team had three players chosen to the all-Iowa Star Conference South Division teams by the conference coaches this season.
Seniors Francis Bower, Brighton Clatt and Jack McKinney were all honored after helping the Royals win three conference games.
Francis was a unanimous first-team selection. Baxter’s Cole Dammann and Carter Nelsen, North Tama’s Ryan McLean, GMG’s Avery Bryant, Collins-Maxwell’s Brett Livesay and Meskwaki’s Taurice Grant made up the rest of the first team and they were also unanimous choices.
Bower averaged 13.7 points shooting 53 percent from the field against South Division opposition. He also pulled down 6.4 rebounds and handed out 1.9 assists per game.
Clatt landed on the South Division second team. He was joined by Baxter’s Rory Heer, North Tama’s Luke Pennell, GMG’s Justin Savadty, Collins-Maxwell’s Mason Markley and Valley Lutheran’s Nick Beier.
Clatt put up 9.2 points per game with 20 3-pointers against South Division foes. He also averaged 4.2 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 2.2 steals.
McKinney was named all-conference honorable mention. He averaged 7.1 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists and made 12 3-pointers in conference games.
Damman was the South Division MVP and Baxter head coach Zach Hasselbrink the Coach of the Year after leading the Bolts to a 10-2 conference record, placing them second to Meskwaki (12-0). Damman averaged 23.9 points, 4.8 assists and 2.9 rebounds in conference play.
Don Bosco’s Zach Huff was named MVP and the Dons’ Nate Kellogg Coach of the Year in the North Division. Huff averaged 23.0 points and 6.0 rebounds in helping Don Bosco win the North Division title.
All-ISC boys basketball teams
First team: Cole Damman (Sr.)*, Baxter; Carter Nelsen (Sr.)*, Baxter; Ryan McLean (Sr.)*, North Tama; Brett Livesay (Sr.)*, Collins-Maxwell; Avery Bryant (Jr.)*, GMG; Francis Bower (Sr.)*, Colo-NESCO; Taurice Grant (Jr.)*, Meskwaki.
Second team: Rory Heer (So.), Baxter; Luke Pennell (Sr.), North Tama; Mason Markley (Jr.), Collins-Maxwell; Justin Savadty (Sr.), GMG; Brighton Clatt (Sr.), Colo-NESCO; Nick Beier (Sr.), Valley Lutheran.
Honorable mention: Cody Damman (Fr.), Baxter; John Kasper (Sr.), Collins-Maxwell; Jack McKinney (Sr.), Colo-NESCO; Adam Cox (Sr.), GMG; Victor Balderas (Jr.), Meskwaki; Zach Greiner (Sr.), North Tama; Donovan Elmore (So.), Valley Lutheran.
First team: Zach Huff (Sr.)*, Don Bosco; Lewis Havel (Sr.), Don Bosco; Wiley Sherburne (So.)*, Janesville; Conner Piehl (Jr.), Tripoli; John Zwack (Sr.)*, Waterloo Christian; Sullivan Fair (Sr.), Riceville.
Second team: Ethan Schmidt (Sr.), Clarksville; Leo Dodd (So.), Janesville; Jacob Brandt (Sr.), Dunkerton; Elliott Flynn (So.), Waterloo Christian; Lincoln Drewis (Sr.), Tripoli; Brody Koenigs (Sr.), Riceville.
Honorable mention: Deric Trees (Sr.), Clarksville; Luke Staebell (Sr.), Don Bosco; Riley Tisue (Sr.), Dunkerton; Ben McGrath (Sr.), Janesville; Tanner Swenson (Sr.), Riceville; Seth Boeckmann (Sr.), Tripoli; Dominick Jones (Jr.), Waterloo Christian.
*Denotes unanimous selection
South Division MVP: Cole Damman, Baxter
North Division MVP: Zach Huff, Don Bosco
South Division Coach of the Year: Zach Hasselbrink, Baxter
North Division Coach of the Year: Nate Kellogg, Don Bosco
Final ISC standings
North Tama 7-5
Valley Lutheran 0-12
Don Bosco 11-1
Waterloo Christian 5-7