Three SV boys named JCAA all-conference


The St. Vincent boys were well represented as the Jefferson County Athletic Association-Small School All-Conference teams were recently released.
The Indians garnered three All-Conference honors, including two first team awards.
Senior guard Blake Monier earned a spot on the first team after leading St. Vincent with 15.8 points per game on the season.
Monier also pulled down 5.2 rebounds per game as well as dished out 2.6 assists per game, which led the team. Monier also shot 32 percent from beyond the three-point line.
He led St. Vincent with 3.6 steals per game as well.
Senior Grant Abernathy also earned a spot on the first team after averaging 12 points per game and passing out 2.43 assists per game.

Abernathy was the three-pointer sharpshooter for the Indians, shooting 44.5 percent (69-155) for the year. He also shot 83 percent from the free throw line (50-60).
Simon Unterreiner was the final representative for St. Vincent as he earned a spot on the second team. The senior forward averaged 12.5 points per game, and pulled down 7.5 rebounds per game.
Unterreiner led the Indians shooting 55.4 percent from the field.
Herculaneum guard Gabe Watkins was named the conference Player of the Year for the second straight season as he averaged 18 points per game and 3.7 assists.
Jefferson R-7’s Sean Breeze was named the conference Coach of the Year. The Bluejays lost just twice after Jan. 1, including in the district title game against West County, who went on to reach the Class 3 quarterfinals.
The Indians ended the season at 16-12 and graduates seven seniors.