Yoakum earns All-County POY honors


Hayes senior Will Yoakum soars toward the hoop during a non-league game against visiting Marysville earlier this season. Yoakum is the Delaware All-County boys basketball Player of the Year. He averaged a county-best 19.1 points per game to go with 7.2 rebounds per contest. Olentangy Liberty coach Greg Nossaman was tabbed Coach of the Year. He led the Patriots, who had just one of their top-three scorers from a year ago back in the fold, to a 15-9 record — a five-win improvement from last season. They also won a tourney game. See page 9 for a complete rundown of the teams.


First Team

Ben Roderick (So.) – Olentangy Liberty

Will Yoakum (Sr.) – Delaware Hayes

Jason Sieve (Sr.) – Olentangy

Sean Marks (So.) – Olentangy

Ethan Crawford (Jr.) – Buckeye Valley

Second Team

Greg Hendrix (Sr.) – Olentangy

Terin Kinsway (So.) – Delaware Hayes

Adam Standley (Sr.) – Delaware Christian

Nathan Edington (Sr.) – Buckeye Valley

Nick Nakasian (So.) – Olentangy Liberty

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Will Yoakum (Sr.) – Delaware Hayes

COACH OF THE YEAR

Greg Nossaman – Olentangy Liberty

Honorable Mention

BIG WALNUT – Henry von Hollen (Sr.), Ben Saxe (Sr.), Alex Kelso (Sr.) and Nathan Montgomery (So.); BUCKEYE VALLEY – Austin Richard (Jr.) and Aaron Watson (Jr.); DELAWARE HAYES – Sam Midura (Sr.) and Nate Griggs (Fr.); DELAWARE CHRISTIAN – Isaac Rindfuss (Sr.), Andrew Dunnavant (Sr.) and Curtis Bean (So.); OLENTANGY – Will Elmore (Sr.); OLENTANGY LIBERTY – Ethan Novy (Sr.) and Mitchell Kershner (So.); OLENTANGY ORANGE – Zach Stablein (Sr.), Jalen Bethel (Jr.), Cam Barron (Sr.) and Matt McCollum (Jr.).

Hayes senior Will Yoakum soars toward the hoop during a non-league game against visiting Marysville earlier this season. Yoakum is the Delaware All-County boys basketball Player of the Year. He averaged a county-best 19.1 points per game to go with 7.2 rebounds per contest. Olentangy Liberty coach Greg Nossaman was tabbed Coach of the Year. He led the Patriots, who had just one of their top-three scorers from a year ago back in the fold, to a 15-9 record — a five-win improvement from last season. They also won a tourney game. See page 9 for a complete rundown of the teams.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/40/2017/03/web1_yoakumpoy-1.jpgHayes senior Will Yoakum soars toward the hoop during a non-league game against visiting Marysville earlier this season. Yoakum is the Delaware All-County boys basketball Player of the Year. He averaged a county-best 19.1 points per game to go with 7.2 rebounds per contest. Olentangy Liberty coach Greg Nossaman was tabbed Coach of the Year. He led the Patriots, who had just one of their top-three scorers from a year ago back in the fold, to a 15-9 record — a five-win improvement from last season. They also won a tourney game. See page 9 for a complete rundown of the teams.