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Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 8:45 am | Updated: 9:47 am, Wed Mar 13, 2013.

Coaches from the MSHSAA Class 4 District 9 have selected their 2012-13 all-district honors.

Coaches picked 10 boys and 10 girls to be forwarded to the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association for all-state consideration.

Coaches of the year also were selected during the voting.

Winning the boys coach of the year was Pacific’s John VanLeer.

Sullivan’s Jason Merkel, who led his Lady Eagles to the district title, earned the girls coach of the year award.

On the boys side, receiving all-district honors were:

• Pacific sophomore Cullen VanLeer;

• Sullivan junior Justin Biermann;

• Borgia senior Jordan Miller;

• St. Clair senior Neyko Dominguez;

• Borgia senior Casey Kuchem;

• Sullivan senior Adam Weiland;

• Union sophomore Nick Ziegler;

• Union senior Brandon Ford;

• Pacific junior Tanner Brown; and

• Pacific senior Zeth Boyer.

Of those honored, VanLeer was the top scorer at 18 points per game. Biermann was next at 16.2 while Dominguez scored 14.5 and Miller had 14.2 points.

The top rebounder was Ford at 8.8 boards per game. He was followed by Biermann (7.9), Weiland (5.9) and Boyer (4.8). VanLeer and Dominguez each had 4.5 per game.

Dominguez was tops in assists at 4.77 while VanLeer was next at 4.72. Miller had 3.96 and Biermann followed at 3.52.

In the steals department, Biermann led the way with 4.57. Weiland was next at 2.41, Miller had 2.4 and Dominguez was next at 1.73.

Ford led the all-district picks with 3.91 blocked shots per game. Kuchem was next at 1.48. Nobody else averaged more than half of a blocked shot per game.

On the girls side, players being honored were:

• Borgia junior Janie Arand;

• Sullivan junior Taylor Lucas;

• Pacific senior Lizzy Almo;

• Owensville freshman Hailey Diestelkamp;

• Sullivan junior Sierra Pryor;

• Pacific junior Kya Hill;

• Union senior Rachael Bassett;

• Borgia senior Katie Lindemann;

• Union sophomore Bethany Coons; and

• Sullivan junior Aley Lucas.

Arand was the top scorer at 17 points per game. Diestelkamp was second at 15. Almo averaged 13.4 while Lindemann was fourth at 13.2. Hill and Bassett each averaged 13 points per game.

Diestelkamp led the honored with 12 rebounds per game. Bassett averaged 10 while Lindemann had 9.1, Hill had eight, Taylor Lucas averaged 6.6 and Aley Lucas averaged 6.5.

In the assists department, Almo led the way with four per game. Pryor and Coons were next at 3.3. Arand averaged 2.8.

Diestelkamp averaged three steals per contest. Pryor was second at 2.8 while Coons averaged 2.6 and Taylor Lucas followed at 2.3.

Hill led the list at 2.2 blocked shots per game. Diestelkamp was next at two. Bassett averaged 0.6 of a blocked shot per game while Taylor Lucas averaged 0.5 of a blocked shot per contest.


Area Scoreboard


Friday, Aug. 22

Hermann at Montgomery Co    7:30 p.m.

St. Dominic at Warrenton    7:30 p.m.

St. Clair at Washington    8 p.m.

Owensville at Borgia    8 p.m.

Union at Parkway West    8 p.m.

Pacific at De Soto    8 p.m.

Sullivan at Park Hills Central    8 p.m.

St. James at Cuba    8 p.m.

Trinity at Wright City    8 p.m.


Friday, Aug. 22

@ECC vs. Neosho    11 a.m.

Washington at Marquette    4:45 p.m.

@ECC vs. Labette    5 p.m.

Crosspoint at Community Christian    6:30 p.m.

Crosspoint vs. St. Louis Panthers    7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 23

@ECC vs. Fort Scott    11 a.m.

@ECC vs. Pratt    5 p.m.

Sullivan at Windsor Tny    TBA

Monday, Aug. 25

Steelville at St. James    5:30 p.m.

Hermann at Montgomery Co    6 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 26

Pacific at Seckman    4:15 p.m.

Union at Potosi    5 p.m.

Washington at Francis Howell C    5 p.m.

Pacific at Farmington    5 p.m.

New Haven at Cuba    5:30 p.m.

Owensville at Bourbon    5:30 p.m.

St. James at Salem    5:30 p.m.

Cardinal Ritter at Borgia    6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 27

Central Methodist JV at ECC    6:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 28

Potosi at St. Clair    4:30 p.m.

*Notre Dame at Borgia, 5 p.m.

*Ft. Zumwalt S at Washington    5 p.m.

Battle at Union    5:30 p.m.

Hermann at Jefferson City    5:30 p.m.

Belle at New Haven    5:30 p.m.

Linn at Owensville    6 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 29

Mississippi Valley at Crosspoint    5 p.m.


Friday, Aug. 22

Rolla at St. James    7 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 23

New Haven Tournament    8 a.m.

Lutheran South at Sullivan    10 a.m.

Union Tournament

Union Sports Complex

G1 Washington vs. St. Clair, North Field, 8 a.m.

G2 Pacific vs. Liberty, South Field, 8 a.m.

G3 Union vs. Farmington, North Field, 9:40 a.m.

G4 Borgia vs. Park Hills Central, South Field, 9:40 a.m.

G5 G1 loser vs. G2 loser, North Field, 11:20 a.m.

G6 G3 loser vs. G4 loser, South Field, 11:20 a.m.

G7 G1 winner vs. G2 winner, North Field, 1 p.m.

G8 G3 winner vs. G4 winner, South Field, 1 p.m.

Consolation — G5 winner vs. G6 winner, North Field, 2:40 p.m.

Seventh Place — G5 loser vs. G6 loser, South Field, 2:40 p.m.

Championship — G7 winner vs. G8 winner, North Field, 4:20 p.m.

Third Place — G7 loser vs. G8 loser, South Field, 4:20 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 25

*Notre Dame at Borgia    3:45 p.m.

Rolla at Union    4:30 p.m.

New Haven at Cuba    4:30 p.m.

St. James at Salem    4:30 p.m.

Belle at Owensville    5 p.m.

Sullivan at Westminster Tny    TBA

Tuesday, Aug. 26

*Ft. Zumwalt S at Washington    4:30 p.m.

Warrenton at Union    4:30 p.m.

Duchesne at Pacific    4:30 p.m.

Steelville at Owensville    4:30 p.m.

Vienna at St. James    4:30 p.m.

Wright City at St. Clair    5 p.m.

New Bloomfield at New Haven    5 p.m.

Hermann at Montgomery Co    5 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 27

Borgia at Pacific    4:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 28

Borgia at St. Clair    4:30 p.m.

*Ft. Zumwalt N at Washington    4:30 p.m.

Bourbon at Hermann    4:30 p.m.

Owensville at Linn    4:30 p.m.

Fulton St. Albans at Crosspoint    4:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 29

Pacific at Lutheran South    4:15 p.m.

New Haven at Wellsville    4:30 p.m.

Belle at St. James    4:30 p.m.

Washington at Battle Tny    TBA

Saturday, Aug. 30

Washington at Battle Tny    TBA

Boys Soccer

Friday, Aug. 22

Crosspoint at ER    4:30 p.m.

Festus at Union    PPD, Rescheduled for Oct. 13

#Washington vs. Seckman, Northwest    7 p.m.

Fulton SA at Rock Bridge Tny    TBA

Saturday, Aug. 23

#Washington at Rockwood Summit    Noon

Fulton SA at Rock Bridge Tny    TBA

Sunday, Aug. 24

Heartland at ECC    1 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 26

*Union at St. James    5 p.m.

St. Clair at Fredericktown    5 p.m.

Pacific at Hillsboro    5 p.m.

Sullivan at SLUH    5 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 27

Borgia at Union    7 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 28

Union at De Soto    5 p.m.

Pacific at North County    5 p.m.

*St. James at Sullivan    5 p.m.

*St. Mary’s at Borgia    6:15 p.m.

Washington at Pky W/Northwest Tny    TBA

Friday, Aug. 29

Mississippi Valley at Crosspoint    4:30 p.m.

ECC at McKendree JV    7 p.m.

Washington at Pky W/Northwest Tny    TBA

Saturday, Aug. 30

Washington at Pky W/Northwest Tny    TBA

Cross Country

Friday, Aug. 22

Sullivan at Fleet Feet Inv    4 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 28

Borgia at Parkway Central Inv    TBA

Friday, Aug. 29

St. Clair at First Capitol Inv    4 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 30

Washington at Lafayette Inv    9 a.m.

Girls Golf

Monday, Aug. 25

Washington at Borgia    3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 26

Washington at Troy    3:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 28

*Borgia at Kennedy    TBA

Boys Swimming

Friday, Aug. 29

Borgia, Washington at Ft. Zumwalt E Inv    3:30 p.m.

*Conference Games

@Fort Scott Tournament

#Parkway West/Northwest Tournament

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