Milan’s Minnich, Switz. Co’s South Share ORVC Weekly Honor
By Travis Thayer
(Milan, Ind.) – Milan’s Zac Minnich and Switzerland County’s Austin South scored a lot of baskets last week en route to earning Ohio River Valley Conference weekly honors.
The ORVC report for February 5-10 was released on Tuesday.
For Switzerland County’s Austin South, he totaled 52 points, 18 rebounds and 11 assists in three games last week. Those numbers earned South a share of the ORVC Boys Basketball Player of the Week award.
He split the award with Milan star Zac Minnich, who tallied 43 pts, 13 rebounds, 8 assists and 5 steals over two games. During the two-game span, the Indians defeated Jac-Cen-Del and South Dearborn.
The ORVC also recognized the Jac-Cen-Del Lady Eagles for winning the 2017-18 ORVC Girls Basketball Championship. The Lady Eagles finished with a 6-0 conference record.
Statistically, Rising Sun’s Lucy Carrigan led the conference in scoring at 24.4 points per game. Jac-Cen-Del’s Morgen Carroll was the ORVC’s top rebounder at 9.2 a game, and teammate Lilly Simon led the conference with 131 assists.
Other top performers for the week of February 5-10 are listed below.
Justin Ohlmansiek (JCD) 25 pts, 5/10 3’s in 2 games
Joel Norman (M) 27 pts, 6 3’s, 5 ast, 4 stl in 2 games
Jed Minnich (M) 12 pts, 7-7 FT vs. South Dearborn
Nick Koons (RS) 23 pts, 2 ast, reb, stl vs. Lawrenceburg
Noah Pflum (RS) 19 pts, 5 rebs, 3 ast, stl vs. Lawrenceburg
Brent Turner (RS) 16 pts, 7 rebs, ast, stl vs. Southwestern
Zach Pickett (SR) 29 pts in 2 games
Dillan McQueen (SR) 25 pts, 14 rebs in 2 games
Kyle Whitham (SC) 36 pts, 9 rebs, 9 ast in 3 games
Damian Breeck (SC) 22 pts, 11 ast, 9 rebs in 3 games
Ethan Stuart (SM) 23 pts, 7 rebs, 11-11 FT vs. Switzerland Co.
Chandler Cole (SM) 17 pts, 2 3’s, 3-4 FT vs. Switzerland Co.
Hunter Mefford (SW) 18 pts, 7 ast, 6 rebs, 5 stl vs. Rising Sun
Tyler Kramer (SW) 17 pts, 5 rebs, 5 ast, 2 stl vs. Rising Sun
Coleman Jones (SW) 17 pts, 5 stl, 4 rebs, 2 ast vs Rising Sun