Jake Wadding has been named the Duneland Athletic Conference boys basketball
Player of the Year by the league’s coaches.
“It shows a lot of
respect that the other coaches have in Jake,” Chesterton coach Marc Urban
said. “They understood how important he was to our team.”
16.5 points per game, 10 rebounds and four assists in DAC play.
“It’s something we
talked about after his freshman year as a goal and it’s great that he was
able to achieve it,” Urban said.
Joining Wadding on
the first team was teammate Travis Grayson. Grayson averaged 15 points per
game and 3.8 assists in DAC competition.
deserved it,” Urban said. “As a sophomore, it’s really difficult to make
all-conference players included Nick Anderson (Lake Central), Carson Crass (LaPorte),
Dez’Mand Hawkins (Michigan City), Jamie Hodges (Michigan City), Cooper Jones
(Valparaiso), Kamari Slaughter (Portage), Ty Smith (Crown Point) and Keon
On the girls side,
Chesterton’s Ashley Craycraft was named to the All-Conference team.
The rest of the
team included MVP Jessica Carothers (Crown Point), Dash Shaw (Crown Point),
Lilly Stoddard (Crown Point), Taylor Jaksich (Lake Central), Trinity
Thompson (Michigan City), Ryin Ott (LaPorte), Torri Miller (Merrillville),
Kristen Cravens (Portage) and Troilisia Lacey (Portage).