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SAC honors announced
Borden boys’ basketball coach Doc Nash and Borden girls’ basketball coach Terry Rademacher were named the Southern Athletic Conference’s basketball coaches of the year on Wednesday.
Nash’s boys’ team is still alive after winning the Class A Borden Sectional on Monday with a 71-51 victory over South Central. Borden will face Orleans in the opening round of the Class A Loogootee Regional on Saturday.
Rademacher’s girls’ team won the Class A Borden Sectional before falling in the finals of the Class A West Washington Regional to Northeast Dubois, 35-31.
The boys’ SAC All-Conference team was also announced Wednesday.
Borden’s Brandon Beam, Cody Bachman and Jalen McCoy were named to the team. Other area players on the team include Andrew Jones and Evan Embry of Henryville and Ian Hughes of New Washington. Beam was named the conference’s Most Outstanding Player.
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Hobbs, Kendle make All-Midwest Region teams
Bellarmine basketball players Braydon Hobbs and Jeremy Kendle were named to the Daktronics, Inc. All-Midwest Region teams.
The Knights are two of seven GLVC players to earn the honor.
Hobbs, a New Albany graduate, was named to the All-Midwest Region First team.
Hobbs, who was recently named the GLVC Player of the Year and GLVC All-Defensive Team member, is also a second team selection on the Capital One Academic All-America Team.
He owns school records for career steals, assists, 3-point field goals and games played, and currently ranks sixth nationally in assist-turnover ratio (2.94) and seventh in 3-point field goals per game (.455). Hobbs averages 12.8 points per game and is part of a fourth-ranked Bellarmine team that enters the NCAA Tournament with a 25-3 mark.
Kendle, a Jeffersonville graduate, was named to the All-Midwest Region Second Team.