Illinois Associated Press All-State Class 3A/4A boys’ basketball
MOLINE –- Here is 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 22 voters in each class. All media members in the state were eligible to nominate and vote for players. NOTE: Nobody earned unanimous selection. *-There was a tie for the last spot on the 4A first team.
CLASS 3A FIRST TEAM NAME, SCHOOL (HT., YR., POS.) POINTS
Ayo Dosunmu, Chicago Morgan Park (6-3, Jr., G) 105
Tim Finke, Champaign Central (6-6, Jr., G/F) 97
Yaakema Rose, Springfield Lanphier (5-9, Sr., G) 96
Marcus Garrett, Hillcrest (6-1, Sr., G) 53
Dazon Farris, Bloomington (6-2, Sr., G) 49
CLASS 3A SECOND TEAM NAME, SCHOOL (HT., YR., POS.) POINTS
Zac Rzewnicki, Norridge Ridgewood (6-4, Sr., G) 43
Brett Czerak, Aurora Central Catholic (6-1, Sr., SF) 42
Jamal Nixon, Oak Park Fenwick (6-5, Sr., F) 40
Mike Volkening, Marengo (6-3, Sr., G) 38
Keondre Schumacher, Normal U-High (6-0, Sr., G) 32
CLASS 3A HONORABLE MENTION (20 TOTAL; IN ORDER OF POINTS) NAME, SCHOOL (HT., YR., POS.) POINTS
Cardell McGee, Springfield Lanphier (6-2, Jr., G) 30; Thomas “Taco” Bell, Cahokia (6-5, Sr. F) 22; Glen Abram, Rich Central (6-3, Sr., G) 19; Brandon McCombs, Jacksonville (6-7, Sr., C) 19; Armon Brummett, Decatur MacArthur (6-4, Jr., G) 17; Dawson Berry, Centralia (6-4, Sr., F) 16; Brady Hays, Jacksonville (6-4, Sr., G/F) 13; Charlie Bair, Glenbard South (6-6, Sr., F) 12; Aundrae Williams, Springfield Lanphier (6-1, Sr., PG) 12; Chris Payton, Bloomington (6-6, Soph., F) 11; JaVon Williams, Centralia (6-2, Jr., F) 11; Grant Wolfe, Effingham (6-0, Sr., G) 11; Ryan Altenberger, Morton (5-9, Sr., G) 9; Blaine Bayer, Richmond-Burton (5-9, Sr., G) 9; Derek Oxford, Benton (6-0, Sr., G) 9; Zach Toussaint, Johnsburg (6-0, Soph., G) 9; Devin Whitelow, Washington (5-10, Sr., PG) 9; Joe LaShonse, Mendota (6-0, Sr., G) 6; Trevyon Williams, Springfield Southeast (6-0, Sr., PG) 6; Austin Wills, Benton (6-1, Sr., G) 6.
— NOTE: Also receiving a single vote (thus not receiving honorable mention): Jonah Smith, Mt. Zion 5; Noah Persich, Metamora 5; Coreyoun Rushin, Chicago Westinghouse 5; Kawanise Wilkins, Chicago Farragut 5; Stephon Bobbitt, Decatur Eisenhower 3; Jordan Holmes, Columbia 3; Cory Noe, MahometSeymour 3.
CLASS 4A FIRST TEAM NAME, SCHOOL (HT., YR., POS.) POINTS
Mark Smith, Edwardsville (6-5, Sr., G) 84
Nana Akenten, Bolingbrook (6-6, Sr., SG) 80
Nojel Eastern, Evanston (6-6, Sr., PG) 77
Evan Gilyard, Chicago Simeon (5-10, Sr., G) 60
Jeremiah Tilmon, East St. Louis (6-10, Sr., F) 59*
Jordan Goodwin, Belleville Althoff (6-4, Sr., G) 59*
CLASS 4A SECOND TEAM NAME, SCHOOL (HT., YR., POS.) POINTS
Javon Pickett, Belleville East (6-4, Sr., G) 49
Tray Buchanan, United Township (6-1, Sr., G) 42
Cameron Krutwig, Algonquin Jacobs (6-9, Sr., C/F) 42
Justin Smith, Lincolnshire Stevenson (6-7, Sr., F) 40
Tai Bibbs, West Chicago (6-3, Sr., G) 40
CLASS 4A HONORABLE MENTION (13 TOTAL; IN ORDER OF POINTS) NAME, SCHOOL (HT., YR., POS.) POINTS
Teyvion Kirk, Joliet West (6-3, Sr., G) 36; A.J. Epenesa, Edwardsville (6-6, Sr., C) 32; Lucas Williamson, Chicago Whitney Young (6-4, Sr., G/F) 31; Zach Couper, Rockford Boylan (6-4, Sr., F) 30; Alonzo Verge, Harvey Thornton (6-3, Sr., G) 23; E.J. Liddell, Belleville West (6-7, Soph., G) 18; Kendle Moore, Danville (6-0, Jr., PG) 18; Elijah Joiner, Chicago Curie (6-3, Sr., G) 12; Francis Okoro, Normal West (6-9, Soph., F/C) 12; Deonte Billups, Moline (6-2, Soph., SG) 9; Trevian Bell, Joliet West (6-5, Sr., F) 6; Malik Binns, Bolingbrook (6-5, Sr., F) 6; Marco Pettinao, Lincoln-Way West (6-2, Sr., G) 6.
— NOTE: Also receiving a single vote (thus not receiving honorable mention): Terrence Hargrove, East St. Louis 3; Bryant Brown, Waukegan 3; Jack Nolan, Lisle Benet 3.