Grant DeWitt, Cherokee:
• Named MVP of both Cherokee Strip and Orient conferences.
• Averaged 17.4 points and 8.1 rebounds per game and shot 58 percent from the field.
• Honor student, FFA president and member of academic team. Plans to attend Northwestern Oklahoma State.
• “He was always asking me for the keys to the gym. He was a great leader for us ... a great role model.’’ —Cherokee coach Matt Guffy
Brandon Gosselin, Burlington:
• The 6-foot-2 center led the Elks to their third straight Class B state tournament berth. Elks won 95 games during his career.
• Averaged 21 points and 12 rebounds per game.
• Excelled in classroom with 4.0 grade point average and a 29 on his ACT. Accepted into University of Oklahoma’s Presidential Leadership Council.
• “He was the backbone of our team ... one of the best leaders that I have ever coached.” — Burlington coach Randy Turney
Eric Killman, Garber
• Led Wolverines to 19-7 record and area tournament berth.
• Averaged 13.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game.
• Shot 40 percent from 3-point, 44 percent from 2-point and 68 percent from the foul line.
• “One of the reasons we didn’t get pressed too much this year was Eric did such a good job breaking the press.” — Garber coach Marc Hatton.
Jordan Avants, Garber —
• The 6-foot-3 forward also was named to the All-Northwest 8-man football team. Will play football at East Central University.
• Despite shoulder injuries, averaged 11 points and eight rebounds per game as a senior helping Panthers to regular-season Skeltur Conference title.
• Shot 45 percent from the field, and 68 percent from the line.
• “He was our best defender ... a very heady player.’’ — Garber coach Marc Hatton
Mac Styles, Pond Creek-Hunter —
• Six-foot guard averaged 14.8 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game in leading the Panthers to a 23-7 record and regular-season Skeltur Conference crown.
• Four-year starter shot 43 percent from the field and 67 percent from the foul line. Had 59 steals.
• Three-time All-Skeltur Conference selection. Student council president and on honor roll.
• “He loves to play the game. He was a gym rat. If he wasn’t in the gym, you could drive through Pond Creek and see him playing on the outdoor courts.” — PC-H coach Darin Jones