Cloud County basketball has six players receive All-Conference honors on Monday

Cloud County basketball has six players receive All-Conference honors on Monday

CONCORDIA, Kansas — The Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference released its All-Conference teams on Monday. Players were nominated by their head coach and voted on by the rest of the head coaches in their respective divisions.

Cloud County basketball had six players — three women and three men — receive conference honors.

On the women's side, sophomore forward Erin Alexander was voted a First-Team All-Conference player after finishing in a tie for first among KJCCC players in blocked shots per game (3.1) and fifth in rebounds per game (8.4). Alexander was also 13th in the conference in scoring at 12.4 points per game.

Fellow sophomores Chelcie Kizart and Kaley Broeckelman were each voted Second-Team All-Conference.

Kizart averaged 12.6 points, 4.4 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 2.5 steals per game from the point guard position this season. She has played her best basketball of late as she's averaged 19.2 points per game over the T-Birds' last six contests.

Broeckelman was Cloud County's leading scorer this season at 13.9 points per game, the seventh best mark in the KJCCC. The sharpshooter, who is just five 3-pointers shy of tying the school record for the most in a career, has also averaged 3.8 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game in 2016-17.

As for the Cloud County men's basketball team, the sophomore backcourt duo of Deon Lyle and Aamahne Santos were each voted First-Team All-Conference after guiding the T-Birds to a 20-11 overall season.

Santos and Lyle each averaged a team-best 15.0 points per game. Santos, Cloud's floor general, averaged the second most assists per game (5.0) among KJCCC players.

Coming in third on the conference assists list was sophomore Andrew Ballock, a consistent triple-double threat for the T-Birds and a Second-Team All-Conference selection.

Ballock was a jack of all trades, finishing the season averaging 9.8 points, 5.5 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 2.3 steals per game. The 2.3 steals led all KJCCC players in 2016-17.