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Hancock's Thompson Earns Pheasant MVP Honors, WCA Coach Hunter is Coach of the Year

By Craig Olson, 04/10/21, 5:30PM CDT


Hancock and West Central Area shared the Pheasant Conference boys’ basketball championship during the 2020-2021 season with 11-1 conference records.  The Owls went on to finish as runners-up in Class A State Tournament playing, losing in the title game to Hayfield, 61-60.  Their outstanding junior forward, Matt Thompson, was named Pheasant Conference MVP, while WCA Head Coach Kraig Hunter was the Pheasant Conference Coach of the Year.  Here is the All-Conference Boys Basketball Team, listed by school.

Matt Thompson (JR, F), Preston Rohloff (SR, G), Kody Berget (SR, G), Brandon Kellenberger (SR, F)

West Central Area
Grant Beuckens (SR, G), Brady Reeve (SR, C), Tate Christenson (SR, F), Ryder Staples (JR, F)

Clint Determan (SO, F), Honorable Mention – Dylan Bainbridge (SO, G), Grant Dawson (SO, G), Andrew Walker (SO, G)

Titus Fuller (JR, F), Tyler Bitzan (JR, G)

Hillcrest Lutheran Academy
Micah Foss (SR, G), Sam Brumfield (JR, F)

Cole Gilsdorf (SO, G), Honorable Mention – Nate Moberg (SR, G)

Honorable Mention – Owen Longnecker (JR, G), Micah Henrich (SR, G)