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N-O honors boys All-League cagers

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 19 March 2015 at 12:00 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – The first team members of the Niagara-Orleans All-League squad include, from left, Gates Abrams (Akron), Andy Xapsos (Roy-Hart), Jason Hellwig (Medina), Dylanta Carson (CSAT) and Kyle Bradley (Wilson).

Five schools are represented on the first team of the annual Niagara-Orleans All-League boys basketball squad.

Senior Kyle Bradley, a repeat selection, represents champion Wilson.

The first team quintet also includes Medina senior Jason Hellwig, Roy-Hart junior Andy Xapsos, CSAT senior Dylanta Carson and Akron junior Gates Abrams.

Bradley scored a league leading 414 points (20.7 ave.) to help lead Wilson to a 13-1 N-O title campaign.

Hellwig led Medina with 229 points (16.1 ave.), 220 rebounds, 109 assists and 46 steals.

Xapsos averaged 17.9 for Roy-Hart, Abrams 16.5 for Akron and Carson 14.8 for CSAT.

Likewise, five schools are also represented on the second team which includes Albion senior Clayton Stanton, Medina junior Justin Morgan, Wilson senior Evan Shank, Barker senior Christopher Sweeney and Newfane senior Kyle Burdick.

Stanton averaged 10.2 points and 8.9 rebounds, Morgan 10.9 points, Shank 11.1 points, Sweeney 10.3 points and 10 rebounds and Burdick 12.6 points.

N-O All-League Squad

First Team
Kyle Bradley, Wilson, Sr.
Jason Hellwig, Medina, Sr.
Dylanta Carson, CSAT, Sr.
Andy Xapsos, Roy-Hart, Jr.
Gates Abrams, Akron, Jr.

Second Team
Evan Shank, Wilson, Sr.
Christopher Sweeney, Barker, Sr.
Clayton Stanton, Albion, Sr.
Kyle Burdick, Newfane, Sr.
Justin Morgan, Medina, Jr.

Honorable Mention
Barker – Nate Luckman, So.; Tom Callaghan, Sr.
Medina – Dylan Lewis, Jr.; Jalin Cooper, Fr.
Albion – Alex Bison, Sr.; Manny Thompson, Sr.; Tommy Mattison, Sr.; Des Blackmon, Sr; Austin Loyd, Sr.
Roy-Hart – Chris Anderson, Jr.; Nelson Andrade, Sr.; Justin Heschke, Jr.
Akron – Caleb Martin, Sr.; Justin Schmid, Sr.; Larson Sundown, Sr.
Newfane – Tyler Jordan, Sr.; Chad Gilson, Jr.; Kyle Guerriera, Sr.
Wilson – Zach Sarratori, Sr.; Joe Littere, Sr.
CSAT – Cary Jackson, Sr.; Bryan Locke, Sr.