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Two Spartans, two Mohawks selected to All-MHC boys basketball squad

Two players that surpassed 1,000 career points this season and South Decatur’s career scoring leader highlight the 2022 Mid-Hoosier Conference All-Conference boys basketball team.

Conference champion Edinburgh, currently ranked No. 8 in the Associated Press Class A poll, had three players selected All-MHC.

Caleb Dewey, who eclipsed 1,000 career points earlier this season, Travis Jones and Jarrett Turner lead the 12-member squad.

North Decatur, South Decatur, Southwestern and Waldron each had two selections.

Jordan Jones and Aiden Hartsell (photo), who reached the 1,000-point club in his team’s last game, represent Southwestern.

Waldron’s Lucas Mitchell and Bryce Yarling also represent Shelby County.

South Decatur’s Hunter Johnson and Jacob Scruggs received the honor. Johnson is South Decatur’s career scoring leader and he set the Decatur County record for points in a game earlier this season.

The remainder of the All-MHC team includes North Decatur’s Kaden Muckerheide and Lance Nobbe, and Hauser’s Bryce Bates.

Morristown’s Quinton Batton was an honorary selection to the all-conference team. The senior has missed the entire season while battling leukemia.

Six more players, including a pair of Yellow Jackets, were named Honorable Mention.

Morristown’s Nick Stidham and Nolan Laster were selected along with Hauser’s Koby Johnson and Eli Miller, North Decatur’s Blake Spears and Waldron’s Bryant Becker.

Edinburgh’s Keith Witty was named Coach of the Year.

Edinburgh (19-3) won the MHC title with a 6-0 mark.

North Decatur (11-10) was runner-up at 5-1 with South Decatur (12-10, 4-2), Waldron (11-10, 3-3), Southwestern (9-12, 2-4), Hauser (9-13, 1-5) and Morristown (3-16, 0-6) completing the standings.