Area schools placed nine players on the Class 4 District 6 boys basketball team.

The team, sponsored by the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association, consists of 10 players and a coach of the year.

Pacific’s John VanLeer, who led his top-seeded Indians to the title, was selected as the coach of the year this season.

Pacific’s senior guard, Cameron VanLeer, was the top selection for the all-district team, averaging 20.2 points, 9.1 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 1.8 steals per game.

Sullivan junior Cody McKinney was next at 17 ppg, 6.5 rpg, 4.0 apg and 2.2 spg.

Michael Akinwumi of Parkway West was the lone player from outside the area selected. The senior forward averaged 12.0 ppg and 6.0 rpg.

The rest of the team consisted of:

• Union junior guard Trevor Kelly (18.4 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 3.4 apg, 1.2 spg);

• Borgia senior forward Jacob Unnerstall (10.0 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 3.4 apg, 1.8 spg);

• Borgia senior guard Hunter Mehler (14.3 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 2.3 apg, 2.3 spg);

• Pacific senior guard Trey Boyer (7.4 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 2.6 apg, 2.4 spg);

• Pacific senior guard Matt Strong (7.7 ppg, 2.2 rpg, 1.0 apg, 1.5 spg);

• Sullivan senior guard Caleb Todd (11.5 ppg, 2.0 rpg, 1.0 apg); and

• St. Clair senior guard Jayce Decker (7.5 ppg, 1.2 rpg, 2.3 apg).

Players on the all-district team are eligible for awards at a higher level by the MBCA.