N-O honors All-League boys basketball team

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 17 March 2019 at 9:05 am

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – First team members of the Niagara-Orleans All-League team include Medina’s Izaiah Rhim and Albion’s Deyonci Farley.

Medina senior Izaiah Rhim, who helped lead the Mustangs to a school record fourth straight title, and Albion junior Deyonci Farley, who has been named Player of the Year, head the first team of the annual Niagara-Orleans All-League boys basketball squad.

The first team also includes Wilson seniors Steve Frerichs and Jake Miller and Newfane sophomore Deuce Capen.

Rhim scored 228 points (10.9 average) and had a team leading 189 rebounds, 93 assists and 46 steals.

Farley led Albion in both scoring with 385 points (18.3 ave.) and 200 rebounds. He also had 58 steals and 45 assists.

Miller scored 306 points (14.5 ave.) and Frerichs 242 (11.5) ave.)

Capen had 259 points (11.5 ave.) and grabbed off 223 rebounds.

Completing the first team are, from left, Steve Frerichs (Wilson), Deuce Capen (Newfane) and Jake Miller (Wilson).

Medina had a pair of second team honorees in junior Nate Sherman and sophomore Brian Fry. Sherman led the Mustangs in scoring with 273 points (13.0 ave.) and added 155 rebounds while Fry scored 202 points (9.6 ave.) and had 104 rebounds.

The second team also includes Roy-Hart senior Charlie Brigham, Newfane junior Garrett Srock and Akron sophomore Adam Mietz.

Albion had a trio of Honorable Mention selections including senior Bryce Pritchard, junior Liam Ward and junior Xavier Cornick.

Medina is represented on the Honorable Mention list by senior Vincent Montague and sophomore Tyler Chinn.

Newfane also had three Honorable Mention picks including senior Jarrett Gilson, junior Josh Everett and sophomore Sam Capen.

The Honorable Mention selections also include Wilson seniors Jon Littere and Ian Evans, Barker senior Nick Brandt and Akron senior Jake Siska along with Roy-Hart senior Charlie Bruning and sophomore Mark Sanders.

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