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Yeend selected to All-HHC boys basketball team

Shelbyville senior Mitch Yeend was named All-Conference by the Hoosier Heritage Conference.


The 2021 HHC Boys Basketball squad was released Monday and Yeend was one of 12 All-HHC selections.


Yeend averaged 13.3 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.1 assists for the Golden Bears, who finished 8-14 this season (3-4 HHC).


Also selected All-Conference were Delta’s Brady Hunt (21 ppg, 9 rpg) and Neil Marshall (12 ppg, 2.2 rpg), Greenfield-Central’s Dylan Moles (14 ppg, 3.2 apg), Mount Vernon’s Amhad Jarrard (13 ppg, 4 rpg), Armon Jarrard (13 ppg, 3 apg) and Razhaun Wells (10 ppg, 5 rpg), New Castle’s Cole McDaniels (17.5 ppg, 3.5 rpg), New Palestine’s Steele Brasfield (17 ppg, 6 rpg) and Blaine Nunnally (17 ppg, 4.2 apg), Pendleton Heights’ Jamison Dunham (18.6 ppg, 3.4 rpg), and Yorktown’s A.J. Dunn (15 ppg, 5 rpg).


Mount Vernon’s Ben Rhoades was named HHC Coach of the Year after leading the Marauders to the conference title with a 6-1 mark.


Delta was runner-up at 6-1 followed by New Palestine (5-2), Yorktown (3-4), Greenfield-Central (3-4), Shelbyville (3-4), New Castle (1-6) and Pendleton Heights (1-6).


The conference produced two sectional champions – Mount Vernon and New Castle.