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Clear Creek Amana dominated the WAMAC West Division this season going unbeaten against West Division competition while claiming a share of the overall conference crown.
The Clippers domination continued when the conference released its postseason awards on Tuesday.
Clear Creek Amana put three players on the WAMAC West Division first team, highlighted by West Division player of the year Christian Withrow, and had six players earn all-conference honors after posting a perfect 12-0 mark against West Division teams.
Seniors Withrow and Mike Potter were both unanimous first-team picks and were joined by fellow senior Ryan Navara on the West Division first team.
A unanimous first-team pick for the second straight season Withrow was named the West Division player of the year after averaging a West Division-leading 19.1 points per game while shooting 55 percent from the field.
Withrow added 5.4 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.1 steals per game.
Potter was a first-time first-team selection after averaging 9.8 points and leading the Clippers in rebounding (7.3), assists (4.3) and steals (2.1).
Navara earned first-team honors after ranking third on the team in both scoring (11) and rebounding (5.2) and averaging 1.9 assists and 1.3 steals per game.
Junior Kyle Schrepfer and senior Brock Reade were both named to the West Division second team.
Schrepfer averaged 11.1 points and 1.8 assists per game and shot a team-leading 43 percent from 3-point range while Reade averaged 9.3 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game.
Junior Ben Swails was a West Division honorable mention honoree after averaging 7.2 points and 2.1 rebounds per game.
WAMAC All-Division Basketball Teams
First Team – *Christian Withrow, Sr., Clear Creek Amana; *Mike Potter, Sr., Clear Creek Amana; *Michael Kascel, Jr., Independence; Ryan Navara, Sr., Clear Creek Amana; CJ Rickels, Sr., Vinton-Shellsburg; Levi Weldon, Sr., Williamsburg; Trey Johannes, Sr., Center Point-Urbana
Second Team – Kyle Schrepfer, Jr., Clear Creek Amana; Brock Reade, Sr., Clear Creek Amana; Ethan Rollinger, Sr., Vinton-Shellsburg; Jake Weber, Jr., Williamsburg; Keegan Koppedreyer, Sr., Center Point-Urbana; Aiden Harris, Jr., Benton Community; Eli Keahna, Sr., South Tama
Honorable Mention – Colin Buch, Jr., Benton Community; Blake Daugherty, Soph., Benton Community; Gabe Hansen, Jr., Center Point-Urbana; Joey Metzen, Sr., Center Point-Urbana; Ben Swails, Jr., Clear Creek Amana; Daniel Brock, Jr., Independence; Sawyer Wendling, Jr., Independence; Lance Davenport, Jr., South Tama; Kenny Balderas, Jr., South Tama; David Lapan-Islas, Sr., Vinton-Shellsburg; Ryan Moore, Sr., Vinton-Shellsburg; Will DeSmet, Jr., Williamsburg; John Steinmetz, Sr., Williamsburg
Player of the Year – Christian Withrow, Sr., Clear Creek Amana
First Team – *Brayson Laube, Soph., Marion; *Keaton Kutcher, Sr., Mount Vernon; *Jayden Meeker, Sr., Mount Vernon; *David Bluder, Sr., Solon; *Kyle Kelley, Sr., West Delaware; Mason White, Sr., Dyersville Beckman; Caiden Atienza, Sr., Maquoketa
Second Team – Jack Gehling, Sr., Dyersville Beckman; Padraig Gallagher, Soph., Dyersville Beckman; Gage Franck, Sr., Marion; Collin Swantz, Sr., Mount Vernon; Ben Cusick, Sr., Solon; Kinnick Pusteoska, Jr., Solon; Blake DeMoss, Jr., West Delaware
Honorable Mention – Jacob Hermsen, Sr., Dyersville Beckman; Logan Goedken, Jr., Dyersville Beckman; Brady Digmann, Sr., Maquoketa; Connor Becker, Sr., Maquoketa; Cael Hodges, Jr., Marion; Garrett Wagner, Sr., Marion; Carson Shive, Sr., Solon; Will Noonan, Sr., Solon; Logan Woellert, Sr., West Delaware; Eric Salow, Sr., West Delaware
Player of the year – Keaton Kutcher, Sr., Mount Vernon