Milan’s Minnich, Switz. Co’s South Share ORVC Weekly Honor

Posted On February 13, 2018

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