The date changed but the top player and coach in the Northern 10 Conference remained the same.
Upper Sandusky’s Wes Vent was named the N10 Player of the Year and Jeff Winslow was the conference’s coach of the year for the second straight year as the Northern 10 Conference released its all-league boys basketball selections for the 2016-17 season.
Vent, a 6-foot-3 senior, averaged 19.8 points, 7.1 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 2.1 steals for Upper Sandusky. Winslow guided the Rams to another N10 crown, a perfect 22-0 regular season record and district runner-up finish this season.
Upper Sandusky junior Jevon Dible and Carey junior Cody Luzader were also first-team picks.
Luzader led Carey by averaging 16.9 points and 3.1 rebounds per game as the Blue Devils finished in a tie for second in the N10 standings behind Upper Sandusky. Dible netted 14.3 points with 2.7 rebounds per game to back Vent.
Upper Sandusky’s Eli Kinley and Ry Adams made the all-N10 second team along with Carey’s Trey Bame. The Blue Devils’ Garrett Summit, Upper Sandusky’s Evan Young and Mohawk’s Brandon Flood were on the league’s honorable mention list.
West Vent, sr., Upper Sandusky; Jacob Shade, sr., Buckeye Central; Johnny Diehm, sr., Seneca East; Heath Starkey sr., Colonel Crawford; Jack Reed, sr., Wynford; Cody Luzader, jr., Carey; Jevon Dible, jr., Upper Sandusky.
PLAYER OF THE YEAR — Wes Vent, Upper Sandusky.
COACH OF THE YEAR — Jeff Winslow, Upper Sandusky.
Eli Kinley, sr., Upper Sandusky; Zach Hoffman, sr., Wynford; Preston Burton, sr., Ridgedale; Harley Shaum, jr., Colonel Crawford; Ry Adams, jr., Upper Sandusky; Trey Bame, jr., Carey; Cameron McCreary, fr., Colonel Crawford.
Max Loy, jr., Buckeye Central; Clinton Carr, jr., Bucyrus; Garrett Summit, sr., Carey; Brody Martin, jr., Colonel Crawford; Brandon Flood, sr., Mohawk; Alex Eldred, sr., Ridgedale; Alex Forehand, jr., Seneca East; Evan Young, fr., Upper Sandusky; Jordan Creel, sr., Wynford.