2018-04-11 / Sports

Thumb Sportswriters Association 2018 All-Thumb Boys Basketball First team


Player of the Year & Defensive Player of the Year Isaiah Williamson USA, Sr., F/C, 6’6” 2017-18 stats: 14.2 ppg.; 7.0 rpg; 3.28 apg; 46 steals, 32 blocks; 55% 2 pt. FG; 45% 3pt% Honors: Class C 1st Team All-State; All-GTC West Player of the Year & Defensive Player of the Year Isaiah Williamson USA, Sr., F/C, 6’6” 2017-18 stats: 14.2 ppg.; 7.0 rpg; 3.28 apg; 46 steals, 32 blocks; 55% 2 pt. FG; 45% 3pt% Honors: Class C 1st Team All-State; All-GTC West Voting breakdown

Team of the Year 1. USA 35 pts. (unanimous); 2. Brown City 11; 3. Kingston 11

Coach of the Year 1. Mark Gainforth, USA 35 pts. (unanimous); 2. Dave Lester, Kingston 21; 3. Jeremy Abrego, Peck 4; 4. Anthony Troshak 3

Player of the Year 1. Isaiah Williamson, USA 26 pts.; 2. Riley Bugg, North Branch 22; 3. Hunter Bohn 5; 4. Calvin Cook 4; 6t. Andrew Geiger 3; 6. Gabe Robinson, Reese 2; 7. Bryce George, Marlette 1

Chris Ogryski Defensive Player of the Year Isaiah Williamson, USA


Calvin Cook Brown City, Sr., G/F, 6’2” 2017-18 stats: 17.4 ppg. (season-high 37 vs. Sandusky); 7.4 rpg (season-high 14 vs. Vassar); 52 assts., 36 steals Honors: Two-time All-Thumb; HM All-State; 1st Team All- County & All-GTC East Comments by Coach Anthony Troshak: “Calvin turned himself into a complete player that could score and defend, inside and outside. His work ethic is second to none – he put in countless hours in the gym and weight room. He is a true competitor, a great teammate and is very coachable.” Parents: Angela Martus, Glenn Cook Calvin Cook Brown City, Sr., G/F, 6’2” 2017-18 stats: 17.4 ppg. (season-high 37 vs. Sandusky); 7.4 rpg (season-high 14 vs. Vassar); 52 assts., 36 steals Honors: Two-time All-Thumb; HM All-State; 1st Team All- County & All-GTC East Comments by Coach Anthony Troshak: “Calvin turned himself into a complete player that could score and defend, inside and outside. His work ethic is second to none – he put in countless hours in the gym and weight room. He is a true competitor, a great teammate and is very coachable.” Parents: Angela Martus, Glenn Cook Sixth Player of the Year Brett Havens, Marlette

First Team Isaiah Williamson, USA; Riley Bugg, North Branch; Calvin Cook, Brown City; Gabe Robinson, Reese; Bryce George, Marlette; Hunter Bohn, USA Second Team Andrew Geiger, Brown City; Josh Sauer, Sandusky; Zach Fritz, USA; Nathan Cloyd, Kingston; James Schelke, Harbor Beach; Tyler Heckroth, USA


Hunter Bohn USA, Sr., PG, 6’ 2017-18 stats: 9.3 ppg.; 3.28 apg; 69 reb., 49 steals; 63% 2 pt. FG% Honors: All-GTC West Hunter Bohn USA, Sr., PG, 6’ 2017-18 stats: 9.3 ppg.; 3.28 apg; 69 reb., 49 steals; 63% 2 pt. FG% Honors: All-GTC West Honorable Mention Ryan Siemen, Harbor Beach; Trevin Phillips, Caro; Kyle Stockmeyer, Reese; Sandyn Cuthrell, Cass City; Brennan Wissner, EPBP; Zac Yorke, Millington; Evan Neff, Kingston; Ean Sell, Peck; Sean Quade, Marlette; Matt Maikrzek, Ubly; Wyatt Janowiak, Deckerville; Gerrid Rutledge, North Branch; Ty Knoblock, North Huron; Matthew Kerrigan, Cros- Lex; Yami Albrecht, Caro



Gabe Robinson Reese, Jr., G, 6’3” 2017-18 stats: 17.8 ppg. (season-high 32 vs. Lakers); 6.1 rpg., 3.0 apg. Honors: All-GTC West; Class HM All-State Comments by Coach Brian Kern: “Gabe is a great shooter and has made himself into a total player this year. He competes, he’s extremely competitive and a true gym rat.” Parents: Amanda & Joe Robinson Gabe Robinson Reese, Jr., G, 6’3” 2017-18 stats: 17.8 ppg. (season-high 32 vs. Lakers); 6.1 rpg., 3.0 apg. Honors: All-GTC West; Class HM All-State Comments by Coach Brian Kern: “Gabe is a great shooter and has made himself into a total player this year. He competes, he’s extremely competitive and a true gym rat.” Parents: Amanda & Joe Robinson

Bryce George Marlette, So., C/F, 6’6” 2017-18 stats: 15.4 ppg.; 11.4 rpg; 51 blocks & 48 assts. Honors: Two-time All- Thumb, All-GTC East, All- County Comments by Coach Chris Storm: “Bryce works very hard in his individual game and has developed into a great player for us. He is willing to do whatever we need him to do. He is also a very good student.” Parents: Bryan & Liz George Bryce George Marlette, So., C/F, 6’6” 2017-18 stats: 15.4 ppg.; 11.4 rpg; 51 blocks & 48 assts. Honors: Two-time All- Thumb, All-GTC East, All- County Comments by Coach Chris Storm: “Bryce works very hard in his individual game and has developed into a great player for us. He is willing to do whatever we need him to do. He is also a very good student.” Parents: Bryan & Liz George

Riley Bugg North Branch, Jr., G/F, 6’4” 2017-18 stats: 18.9 ppg. (season-high 28 vs. Frankenmuth); 8.25 rpg.; 2.o apg; 14 steals, 9 blocks Honors: HM All-State, Class B; All-Tri Valley Comments by Coach Mike Snoblen: “Riley led our team most every night in scoring, and he had nine double-doubles. He is also a 3.65 GPA.” Parents: Cal and Jamie Bugg Riley Bugg North Branch, Jr., G/F, 6’4” 2017-18 stats: 18.9 ppg. (season-high 28 vs. Frankenmuth); 8.25 rpg.; 2.o apg; 14 steals, 9 blocks Honors: HM All-State, Class B; All-Tri Valley Comments by Coach Mike Snoblen: “Riley led our team most every night in scoring, and he had nine double-doubles. He is also a 3.65 GPA.” Parents: Cal and Jamie Bugg

Team of Year — USA Patriots Team of Year — USA Patriots

ALL-THUMB FIRST TEAM ALL-THUMB FIRST TEAM
SECOND TEAMSECOND TEAM

Coach of Year Mark Gainforth USA Coach of Year Mark Gainforth USA

Sixth Man of Year Brett Havens Marlette Sixth Man of Year Brett Havens Marlette

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