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Coble headlines SEISC All-Conference teams

WACO senior wins South Division POY, Swanson and Kissell win COY honors

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WACO's Nik Coble, seen here grabbing a rebound in the Warriors' district tournament win over Winfield-Mt. Union, was named Player of the Year in the Southeast Iowa Super Conference's South Division.
Union file photo WACO's Nik Coble, seen here grabbing a rebound in the Warriors' district tournament win over Winfield-Mt. Union, was named Player of the Year in the Southeast Iowa Super Conference's South Division.
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The Southeast Iowa Super Conference released its All-Conference teams for both the North and South Divisions last week and Union coverage area athletes were all over the list. WACO senior Nik Coble won South Division Player of the Year, WACO coach Paul Kissell won South Division Coach of the Year and Pekin coach John Swanson won North Division Coach of the Year.

The Union coverage area had 11 players named to their respective first teams and 11 players make their respective second teams. Each SEISC squad had two players named to the honorable mention list.

Coble finished in the top five in the South Division in almost every category, and led the team in all five major categories. He finished the year with 14.6 points per game, 305 rebounds, 114 assists, 62 steals and 41 blocekd shots.

Joining Coble on the South Division first team were teammate Drew Kissell, New London’s Grant Swanson and Blaise Porter and Cardinal’s Griffin Greiner among others.

The Union area had six North Division players make the first team. Pekin’s Brady Millikin and Kennan Winn, Highland’s Zach Lasek and Mason McFarland, Hillcrest Academy’s Eli Ours and Columbus’ Eric Valdez all graced the first team.

Winfield-Mt. Union led the area with three second-teamers. The trifecta of Wolves was joined on the North Division second team by Pekin’s Brayden Sobaski, Highland’s Cole Adamson and Hillcrest Acamdmy’s Kobe Borntrager.

WACO had two more players on the South Division second team. The Warriror duo of Pietro Vannini and Gabe Reichenbach were joined by Cardinal’s Landon Becker, Van Buren County’s Tony Davidson and New London’s Kade Benjamin.

Listed below are the full 2020 SEISC All-Conference teams.

SEISC NORTH DIVISION FIRST TEAM: Brady Millikin, Pekin; Zach Lasek, Highland; Mason McFarland, Highland; Eli Ours, Hillcrest Academy; Maddox Griffin, Wapello; Kennan Winn, Pekin; Keegan Edwards, Lone Tree; Drew Schroder, Mediapolis; Eric Valdez, Columbus.

SEISC NORTH DIVISION SECOND TEAM: Brayden Sobaski, Pekin; Cole Adamson, Highland; Kory Krueger, Lone Tree; Kobe Borntrager, Hillcrest Academy; Caden Thomas, Wapello; Owen Timmerman, Mediapolis; Daunte Oepping, Winfield-Mt. Union; Christian Gerot, Winfield-Mt. Union; Jake Arnold, Winfield-Mt. Union; Brock Jeambey, Louisa-Musacatine.

SEISC NORTH DIVISION HONORABLE MENTION: Dayne Eckley, Pekin; Nick Tschudy, Pekin; Derick Sandburg, Highland; Bill Laughlin, Highland; Cale Yoder, Lone Tree; Tyler McCullough, Lone Tree; John Hughes, Hillcrest Academy; Noah Miller, Hillcrest Academy; Rhett Smith, Wapello; Aiden Housman, Wapello; Regan Thornburg, Mediapolis; Dawson Wirt, Mediapolis; Ty Yocum, Winfield-Mt. Union; Juanito Piper, Winfield-Mt. Union; Evan Rees, Columbus; Brody Frost, Columbus; Dawson Wehrle, Louisa-Muscatine; Dallas Vasquez, Louisa-Muscatine.

NORTH DIVISION PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Keegan Edwards, Lone Tree.

NORTH DIVISION COACH OF THE YEAR: John Swanson, Pekin.

SEISC SOUTH DIVISION FIRST TEAM: Nik Coble, WACO; Drew Kissell, WACO; Grant Swanson, New London; Blaise Porter, New London; Axel Tjaden, Notre Dame; Mitchell Brent, Notre Dame; Marvion Jackson, West Burlington; Taylor Kennsett, Danville; Griffin Greiner, Cardinal.

SEISC SOUTH DIVISION SECOND TEAM: Pietro Vannini, WACO; Darian Johnson, West Burlington; Ty Carr, Danville; Colten Sherwood; West Burlington; Bronson Sargent, Central Lee; Gabe Reichenbach, WACO; Landon Becker, Cardinal; Tony Davidson, Van Buren; Nick Skerik, Notre Dame; Kade Benjamin, New London.

SOUTH DIVISION HONORABLE MENTION: Jarrett Greiner, Cardinal; Blaine Bryant, Cardinal; Seth Mayes, Central Lee; Dylan Stuecker, Central Lee; Cam Edle, Danville; Brady Hall, Danville; Quentin Schneider, Holy Trinity; Matt Hellige, Holy Trinity; Markel Luckett, New London; Demontae Watkins, New London; Josh Smith, Notre Dame; Sam Brueck, Notre Dame; Jonah Heckenberg, Van Buren County; Jackson Manning, Van Buren County; Elijah McGohan, WACO; Braden Hammond, WACO; Cayson Shipp, West Burlington; Dylan McElderry, West Burlington.

SOUTH DIVISION PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Nik Coble.

SOUTH DIVISION COACH OF THE YEAR: Paul Kissell, WACO.