Local Sports

Waldron's Mitchell and Yarling, Morristown's Palmer named All-MHC

Two of Waldron’s all-time leading scorers were named All-Conference by the Mid-Hoosier Conference.

Waldron’s Bryce Yarling (photo, right) and Lucas Mitchell (photo, left), No. 2 and No. 5 respectively in Waldron history, top the 12-player All-MHC team.

Mitchell, averaging 20.4 points and 7.4 rpg, just recently surpassed 1,000 career points. Yarling (11.2 ppg, 2.9 apg) reached the 1,000-point milestone in Waldron’s season opener in November.

Morristown’s Jameson Palmer (14 ppg, 4.3 rpg) also was named All-MHC.

Also earning the All-Conference designation were Edinburgh’s Caleb Dewey (19.7 ppg, 6.8 rpg) and Jarrett Turner (12 ppg, 3.8 rpg), South Decatur’s Dorian Hacker (12.3 ppg, 8.6 rpg) and Jacob Scruggs (18.7 ppg, 3.1 apg), Hauser’s Ledger Gelfius and Taeshaun Tungate, and North Decatur’s Kaden Muckerheide, Lance Nobbe and Blake Spears.

North Decatur head coach P.J. Metz, who led the Chargers (19-5, 6-0 MHC) to the conference title, was named Coach of the Year.

Following North Decatur in the MHC standings were South Decatur (12-11, 4-2 MHC), Waldron (11-11, 4-2), Edinburgh (13-9, 3-3), Hauser (11-12, 3-3), Morristown (1-21, 1-5) and Southwestern (4-18, 0-6).

Three more athletes were named Honorable Mention for their performances – Southwestern’s Ben Kahler, South Decatur’s Dale Peters and Edinburgh’s Connor Ramey.

Get the most recent Shelby County Post headlines delivered to your email. Go to shelbycountypost.com and click on the free daily email signup link at the top of the page.