Two area players nab all-state from MBCA

Posted: Mar. 22, 2013 3:59 am Updated: Apr. 12, 2013 3:59 am


Two area boys basketball players were named all-state by the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association on Thursday.

Canton junior guard Tyler Niemann earned Class 2 all-state honors. He averaged 12.3 points, 6.5 rebounds and 6.7 assists per game for the 27-2 Tigers.

Highland senior guard Derick Smith was a Class 3 all-state honoree. He averaged 18.8 points, 6.5 rebounds and 4.4 steals per game for the 16-10 Cougars. Twenty players were on each all-state list.


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