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Illinois AP All-State Class 3A/4A Boys’ Basketball Team

Illinois AP All-State Class 3A/4A Boys’ Basketball Team

MOLINE –- Here are the Illinois Associated Press Class 3A and Class 4A All-State boys’ basketball teams as voted on by a statewide panel of sports writers and broadcasters and compiled by Steve Tappa of The Moline Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus. Players received five points for a first-team vote and three points for a second-team vote. Each voter picked a five-man first team and five-man second team in each class. A player must have been named on two ballots to receive honorable mention. There were 26 voters in 3A, and 25 voters in 4A. All media members in the state were eligible to nominate and vote for players. NOTE: No players were unanimous first-team selections. *-Goodwin and Norvell were the only players in either class named on every ballot. #-Fitzjerrells, Knobloch and Pischke all tied for the final spot on the 3A second team.

CLASS 3A FIRST TEAM

NAME, SCHOOL (HT., YR., POS.) POINTS

* Jordan Goodwin, Belleville Althoff (6-4, Jr., G/F) 126

Charlie Moore, Chicago Morgan Park (5-11, Sr., G) 114

Nick Rakocevic, Westchester St. Joseph (6-11, Sr., F) 98

Da’Monte Williams, Peoria Manual (6-4, Jr., G) 87

Xavier Bishop, Springfield Lanphier (5-8, Sr., PG) 80

CLASS 3A SECOND TEAM

NAME, SCHOOL (HT., YR., POS.) POINTS

Isaiah Roby, Dixon (6-8, Sr., G/F) 78

Mike Smith, Oak Park Fenwick (5-10, Sr., PG) 62

Tim Finke, Champaign Central (6-6, Soph., G) 47

Nate Kennell, Metamora (6-5, Sr., F) 38

# Braden Fitzjerrells, Mount Vernon (5-7, Sr., G) 31

# Zach Knobloch, Marengo (6-0, Sr., G) 31

# Adam Pischke, Woodstock Marian Central (5-10, Sr., G) 31

CLASS 3A HONORABLE MENTION (17 TOTAL; IN ORDER OF POINTS)

NAME, SCHOOL (HT., YR., POS.) POINTS

Ethan Meeker, Galesburg (6-2, Sr., G) 24; James Jones, Chicago Bogan (6-3, Sr., G) 21; Marcus Garrett, Hillcrest (6-1, Jr., G) 16; D’Aaron Owens, Centralia (5-9, Sr., G) 15; Marco Pettinato, Lincoln-Way (6-2, Jr., G) 15; Zach Couper, Rockford Boylan Catholic (6-5, Jr., G) 12; Romon Douglas-Watkins, Peoria Manual (6-5, Jr., F) 12; Brendon Gooch, Belleville Althoff (6-6, Sr., F) 12; Tommy Lucca, Genoa-Kingston (6-0, Sr., G) 12; Tarkus Ferguson, Belleville Althoff (6-5, Sr., G) 11; D’Angelo Hughes, Springfield Southeast (6-1, Sr., G) 11; Brandon McCombs, Jacksonville (6-7, Jr., F) 11; Isaiah Saulsberry, Harrisburg (5-11, Soph., G) 9; Keondre Schumacher, Normal U-High (6-0, Jr., G) 9; Ilijah Donnelly, Bloomington (6-2, Sr., PG) 6; Keymonta Johnson, Decatur MacArthur (6-4, Sr., F) 6; Trevyon Williams, Springfield Southeast (5-11, Jr., PG) 6.

— NOTE: Also receiving a single vote (thus not receiving honorable mention): Lou Griffith, Washington (5-9, Sr., G) 3; Derek Oxford, Benton (6-1, Jr., G) 3; Grant Wolfe, Effingham (6-0, Jr., PG) 3.

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CLASS 4A FIRST TEAM

NAME, SCHOOL (HT., YR., POS.) POINTS

* Zack Norvell, Chicago Simeon (6-5, Sr. G) 119

Javon Pickett, Belleville East (6-4, Jr., G/F) 86

Devin Gage, Chicago Curie (6-2, Sr., G) 83

Barret Benson, Hinsdale South (6-10, Sr., C) 80

Tray Buchanan, East Moline United Township (6-1, Jr., G) 72

CLASS 4A SECOND TEAM

NAME, SCHOOL (HT., YR., POS.) POINTS

Nojel Eastern, Evanston (6-6, Jr., PG) 68

A.J. Epenesa, Edwardsville (6-6, Jr., C) 52

Justin Pierce, Glenbard West (6-6, Sr., F) 51

Evan Gilyard, Chicago Simeon (5-9, Jr., G) 46

Nick Robinson, Chicago Kenwood (6-6, Sr., F) 37

CLASS 4A HONORABLE MENTION (20 TOTAL; IN ORDER OF POINTS)

NAME, SCHOOL (HT., YR., POS.) POINTS

Micah Bradford, Bradley-Bourbonnais (6-0, Sr., PG) 35; Trayvon Tyler, Rockford Auburn (6-1, Sr., G): 35; Lorenzo Edwards, Lake Forest (6-7, Sr., F) 32; Cameron Krutwig, Algonquin Jacobs (6-9, Jr., C) 30; Samuel Taylor III, Harvey Thornton (5-11, Sr., G) 24; Isaac Gassman, Ottawa (6-5, Sr., G) 23; Antonio Williams, Proviso East (6-0, Sr., G) 16; Trevian Bell, Joliet West (6-5, Jr., F) 15; C.J. Neville, Rock Island (6-2, Sr., G) 12; Christian Negron, Elgin Larkin (6-7, Jr., F) 11; George Wilborn, Chicago De La Salle (6-3, Sr., G) 11; Justin Smith, Lincolnshire Stevenson (6-6, Sr., F) 9; Jordan Baum, Deerfield (6-4, Sr., G) 8; Kenny Berry, Granite City (6-2, Sr., G) 6; Joe Butler, Minooka (6-1, Sr., G) 6; Jason Jones, Rock Island (5-10, Sr., G) 6; Kevin Krieger, Plainfield North (6-5, Sr., F/G) 6; E.J. Liddell, Belleville West (6-4, Fr., F) 6; Andy McLaughlin, Moline (6-7, Sr., F/C) 6; Kendric Pryor, Homewood-Flossmoor (6-1, Sr., G) 6.

— NOTE: Also receiving a single vote (thus not receiving honorable mention): Jacob Meeske, East Moline United Township (6-2, Sr., G) 3.

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