Highlighted by first-team selections from Dalyn Schwarz and Dylan Ruder, the Hays High boys basketball teams landed four players on the All-Western Athletic Conference team.
Schwarz, a 6-foot-6 junior, averaged 9.8 points per game, while Ruder, a 6-foot-10 senior, scored 6.3 points per game. Both players were key post defenders for the Indians.
Second-team honors went to junior guard T.J. Nunnery, who led the Indians with 10.3 points per game.
The Indians finished 17-6 on the season. Hays High advanced to the Class 5A semifinals with a 46-43 quarterfinal win over Topeka-Highland Park before the remainder of the tournament was canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Great Bend’s Alex Schremmer was named WAC player of the year, and Great Bend’s Tim Brooks was coach of the year.
Dodge City’s John Johnson and Garden City’s Azavier Williams were also first-team selections.
On the girls side, Hays High sophomore Aleyia Ruder was a second-team selection.
Liberal’s Katie Horyna was the girls’ player of the year, and Liberal’s Carter Kruger was coach of the year.
The girls’ first team was comprised of Katie Horyna, Liberal’s Machia Mullens, Dodge City’s Kisa Unruh, Liberal’s Aubrey Warden and Dodge City’s Chidera Okoro.
Aleyia Ruder was joined on the second team by Dodge City’s Camree Johnson, Garden City’s Keyhana Turner, Great Bend’s Sydney Unruh and Garden City’s Amaya Gallegos.