Heumiller, Hill named first team All-Big Dakota
By Jay Davis
Mobridge-Pollock seniors Mitch Heumiller and Jason Hill have been named to the 2014 Big Dakota All-Conference Basketball Team. Juniors Preston Frederick and Mason Keller were named honorable mention.
Heumiller averaged 12.5 points per game in conference action. Heumiller scored 19 points and dished four assists against Winner, had 17 points and five rebounds against Miller and had 14 points and seven rebounds against Chamberlain.
Hill averaged 10.4 points in BDC games. He had his biggest game of the season against Crow Creek, scoring 20 points, grabbing 19 rebounds and blocking four shots. Hill had a 14-point, 14-rebound double-double against Winner and 16 points and six rebounds against Todd County.
Heumiller and Hill are joined on the All-BDC team by seniors Xavier Norris and Jeffrie Shaving and junior Creighton LeBeau of conference champion Cheyenne-Eagle Butte, junior Payton Tiokasin of McLaughlin, seniors Skyler Bertram and Reuben Estes of Chamberlain, senior Haydn Herman and junior Beau Keeter of Miller, junior Nate Galbraith of Winner and sophomore Devan Drapeau of Crow Creek.
Frederick averaged 10.7 points in Big Dakota action. He had some of his hottest shooting nights with 22 points and six three-pointers against McLaughlin, 15 points and five threes against Chamberlain and 18 points with four threes against Todd County.
Keller averaged 10.4 points per game in conference play. Keller scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds against Todd County, scored 16 points with four treys against Winner and had six steals against Miller.
Frederick and Keller are joined as honorable mention players by senior Hudson Priebe of Chamberlain, junior Joe Clairmont of Todd County, junior Brendan Harter of Winner and sophomore Devon Grant of Crow Creek.
The Tigers were 3-4 in conference play. They defeated Crow Creek, Todd County and Winner, while dropping contests to Cheyenne-Eagle Butte, McLaughlin, Miller and Chamberlain.
Cheyenne-Eagle Butte ran the table to win the Big Dakota Conference title with a 7-0 record. Chamberlain and Miller went 5-2 each, Mobridge-Pollock, McLaughlin and Winner were 3-4, while Crow Creek and Todd County went 1-6.