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10 Highland County boys basketball players named Coaches All-District; Davis Co-POY, Friend on Div. IV first team

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Hillsboro junior Tate Davis (left) was Div. I/II first-team All-District and Co-Player of the Year, and Fairfield senior Larkin Friend earned Div. IV first-team All-District honors. (HCP Photos/Stephen Forsha)
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Highland County had 10 boys basketball players named to the 2023-24 District 14 Coaches Association All-District teams, including two first-team honorees and a co-Player of the Year.

In Division I/II, Hillsboro junior Tate Davis was named to the first team and was also selected as Co-Player of the Year, along with Washington senior Isaiah Haithcock. Davis averaged 15.8 points for the Indians this season.

Also earning first-team Coaches All-District recognition was Fairfield senior Larkin Friend in Division IV. Friend led the (currently) 18-3 Lions with 14.5 points per game in 21 games this season.

A trio of Highland County athletes were named to the Division IV third team, with Fairfield junior Logan McIntosh, Fairfield senior Trey House and Whiteoak senior Weston Blair all earning honors.

Five Highland County players were named Honorable Mention, including Hillsboro freshman Jack Howland and McClain senior Seth Weller in Division I/II; Lynchburg-Clay sophomore Denver Clinton in Division III; and Fairfield senior Gabe Fouch and Whiteoak sophomore Sawyer Blair in Division IV.

The complete list is below.

2023-2024 Boys All District Division I/II

First Team
Isaiah Haithcock, Washington, Senior
Tate Davis, Hillsboro, Junior
Adam Guthrie, Miami Trace, Sophomore
Blake Fitch, Unioto, Sophomore
John Wall, Washington, Senior
Briley Cramer, Circleville, Senior

Second Team
Cooper Stoneking, Chillicothe, Sophomore
Ne’miah Waugh, Logan Elm, Junior
Bryson Osborne, Miami Trace, Senior
Blake Hoops, Unioto, Junior
Garrett Rickman, Washington, Senior
Caden Nibert, Waverly, Senior

Honorable Mention
Caydon Cox, Chillicothe, Freshman
Slater Search, Circleville, Senior
Jackson Howland, Hillsboro, Freshman
Brody Sabine, Logan Elm, Senior
Seth Weller, Greenfield McClain, Senior
Austin Boedecker, Miami Trace, Senior
Zeke Schobelock, Unioto, Senior
Gabe Teayese, Washington, Senior
Sawyer Meyers, Waverly, Freshman

Division I & II Co-Players of the Year: Isaiah Haithcock, Washington, Senior; Tate Davis, Hillsboro, Junior
Division I & II Coach of the Year: Matt Hoops, Unioto 
Assistant Coach of the Year: Nick Easterday, Unioto 
North South Representative: Bransyn Copas, North Adams

2023-2024 Boys All District Division III
First Team
Bransyn Copas, North Adams, Senior
Jace Copley, Lucasville Valley, Senior
Myles Montgomery, Minford, Junior
Deandre Berry, Portsmouth, Senior
Connor Lintz, Northwest, Senior

Second Team
Joedy Ater, Adena, Senior
Devon Lattimore, Wheelersburg, Senior
Brody Clark, Westfall, Senior
Bennett Kayser, Minford, Junior
Landen Jarrell, Zane Trace, Junior

Third Team
Jackson Shoemaker, Minford, Junior
Tanner Bolin, Northwest, Senior
Carson Free, Paint Valley, Junior
Brent McGuire, Piketon, Senior
Jeffrey Bishop, Portsmouth West, Senior

Honorable Mention
Lucas King, Adena, Sophomore
Grady Barber, Eastern Brown, Sophomore
Noah Potter, Huntington Ross, Senior
Parker Lute, Lucasville Valley, Senior
Denver Clinton, Lynchburg-Clay, Sophomore
Jeffrey Pica, Minford, Senior
Jayce Rothwell, North Adams, Junior
Jay Jenkins, Northwest, Senior
Braylon Robertson, Paint Valley, Junior
Carson Reed, Peebles, Junior
Garrett Legg, Piketon, Junior
Donnovan Breech, Portsmouth, Senior
Trevor Fike, Portsmouth West, Senior
Lane Williams, Southeastern Ross, Junior
Trea Grooms, West Union, Junior
Jeremiah Layton, Westfall, Senior
Braylon Rucker, Wheelersburg, Sophomore
Landon Robinson, Zane Trace, Junior

Division III Player of the Year: Bransyn Copas, North Adams, Senior
Division III Coach of the Year: Nathan Copas, North Adams
Assistant Coach of the Year: Nathan Childers, Piketon
North South Representative: Bransyn Copas, North Adams

2023-2024 Boys All District Division IV
First Team
Eli Roberts, South Webster, Junior
Larkin Friend, Fairfield, Senior
Cody Metzler, Notre Dame, Senior
Drew Haggy, Western Latham, Junior
Jace White, Eastern Pike, Senior

Second Team
Tyler Sommer, South Webster, Senior
Kam Janes, Western Latham, Junior
Jon Knapp, Green, Sophomore
Devin Allard, New Boston, Senior
Connor Darnell, Manchester, Senior

Third Team
Tucker Leist, Eastern Pike, Junior
Logan McIntosh, Fairfield, Junior
Trey House, Fairfield, Senior
Landon Barbarits, Notre Dame, Senior
Kenny Fowler, Portsmouth Clay, Senior
Weston Blair, Whiteoak, Senior

Honorable Mention
Teagan Werner, Eastern Pike, Senior
Gabe Fouch, Fairfield, Senior
Landon Kimbler, Green, Junior
Drew Kennedy, Manchester, Senior
Jayce Tabor, New Boston, Senior
Myles Phillips, Notre Dame, Junior
Keegan Newman, Portsmouth Clay, Senior
Keagan Barker, Portsmouth East, Junior
Jack Timothy, South Webster, Senior
Logan Lightle, Western Latham, Senior
Sawyer Blair, Whiteoak, Sophomore

Division IV Player of The Year: Eli Roberts, South Webster, Junior
Division IV Coach of The Year: Matt Mader, Notre Dame 
Division IV Assistant Coach of The Year: Travis Bradford, Notre Dame

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