Boys High School Basketball

1A Division II All-Idaho boys basketball team | 2019

BOYS FIRST TEAM

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: COVY KELLY, GARDEN VALLEY

Why he is player of the year: The 6-foot sophomore announced his presence in the state finals, scoring 38 points to break a 1A Division II record set by Salmon River’s Leighton Vander Esch. He racked up 23.5 points, 6.4 rebounds, 3.3 steals, 2.2 assists and 1.3 blocks per game to carry Garden Valley to a runner-up finish.

Coach’s comment: “He is a tremendous leader, has a great work ethic and is a fearless kid,” Garden Valley coach Joel LaFleur said.

What others are saying: “Covy is a great player all the way around who can hurt you from anywhere on the court. (He’s a) humble kid that has a great basketball future still to come,” Horseshoe Bend coach Tivon Miller said.

What’s next: Kelly will return for his junior season.

[Related: Full all-state boys and girls basketball teams in every classification]

TYLER MUNSEE, LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN

The 6-4 junior guard packed the stat sheet for the undefeated state champ, averaging 19.8 points, 9.2 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 2.3 blocks. He also excelled on defense where he guarded the opponent’s top weapon, regardless of position.

JONNY HILLMAN, GENESIS PREP

The Carroll College commit ends his high school career on the first team for the third straight time. The 6-2 senior guard missed state with a knee injury but totaled 21.2 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 2.2 steals per game.

CASPER BLOCK, LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN

The 6-4 junior forward dominated the offensive glass for the Lions. He finished the year averaging a double-double of 14.4 points and 10.8 rebounds to help lead Lighthouse Christian to the program’s first state title.

TREY SMITH, CAMAS COUNTY

The Mushers get one more season out of the dominating 6-1 junior forward, who already has surpassed 1,000 career points. He racked up 18.9 points, 6.1 rebounds, 2.4 steals and 2.3 assists to lead Camas County to a state play-in game.

COACH OF THE YEAR: JOEL LAFLEUR, GARDEN VALLEY

The first-year coach led the Wolverines to their second state title game in program history.

SECOND TEAM

Player

School

Height

Year

Position

Stats

Brady Power

Dietrich

5-10

Sophomore

Wing

20.0 ppg, 9.6 reb

Kon Ajang

Genesis Prep

6-9

Senior

Forward

15.7 ppg, 6.7 reb, 1.2 blk

Randy McClure

Salmon River

6-2

Senior

Forward

16.6 ppg, 9.9 reb, 3.8 ast

Gio Zavala

Murtaugh

5-10

Senior

Point guard

14.1 ppg, 6.2 reb, 4.7 ast

Landon Bowman

Watersprings

6-1

Senior

Point guard

22.5 ppg, 6.7 reb, 3.8 ast

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