Tying for the Four Rivers Conference championship, the Sullivan Eagles earned the top two league honors this season.
In a vote of FRC coaches, Sullivan’s Dino McKinney was named the league’s coach of the year while Sullivan junior Justin Biermann was named player of the year.
Sullivan, which finished the season with a 19-9 record, went 6-1 in league play to tie St. Clair (13-14, 6-1) for the league title.
St. James and Pacific, who played key roles in determining the league championship tie, each went 5-2 in league play.
The St. James Tigers (24-4) lost to Sullivan on the final night while Pacific (16-10) handed St. Clair its first league defeat to ensure not only a two-way tie for first place, but also a two-way tie for third.
Hermann went 13-13 overall and 3-4 in league play to finish fifth. New Haven was 12-14 overall and 2-5 in league action to take sixth.
Union (6-19) went 1-6 in league play while Owensville (5-20) was winless in the conference this season.
Biermann, who also received All-FRC honors in the fall as a running back, defensive back and returner, was voted the league’s player of the year.
Biermann averaged 16.2 points, 7.9 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 4.6 steals and 0.22 of a blocked shot per game for the Eagles.
Biermann shot 53 percent from the field and 33.7 percent from beyond the three-point arc. He hit free throws at a 77-percent rate.
Four other players received unanimous FRC selection. They were:
• Pacific sophomore Cullen VanLeer;
• St. James senior Jack Mueller;
• St. James senior Jake Ford; and
• St. Clair senior Neyko Dominguez.
Also being named to the first team were:
• Hermann junior Craig Winkelmann;
• Sullivan senior Adam Weiland; and
• New Haven sophomore Kyle Ruediger.
Second-team selections were:
• Pacific junior Tanner Brown;
• Union senior Brandon Ford;
• St. Clair senior Adam Brott;
• Hermann junior Collin Hart;
• St. James junior Addison Conway;
• New Haven junior Seth Schenck; and
• Sullivan senior JC Beckett.
St. James sophomore Logan Courtois was named the league’s top sixth man.