Erie First Christian’s Aaron Collins, Brookville’s Jace Miner, and Greenville’s Ben Cano all had tremendous seasons for their respective teams and were honored with selections to the 2021 Pennsylvania Sports Writers Class 3A All-State Boys’ Basketball Team Wednesday.
Collins was a first-team selection and Miner and Cano third-team choices.
Collins, a 5-11 senior guard, led District 10 in scoring at 25.0 for an EFC team that finished with a record of 7-16.
Miner, meanwhile put together a season for the ages in leading Brookville to the state championship game. The D9and10Sports.com District 9 Player of the Year Powered by All American Awards & Engraving, who is headed to Wichita State to play baseball, averaged 18.8 points, 7.7 rebounds, 3.5 assists, and 1.3 blocks per game
Cano, meanwhile, a 6-3 senior, led Greenville to the District 10 semifinals, averaging 17.4 ppg.
Both Collins and Cano were D9ad10Sports.com All-District 10 selections Powered by All American Awards & Engraving.
Loyalsock’s Idris Ali was named Player of the Year and his coach, Ron Insinger, Coach of the Year.
The full teams can be found below. Class 4A will be released on Thursday, Class 5A on Friday, and Class 6A on Saturday.
Idris Ali, 5-9 Sr. Loyalsock (POY)
Nisine Poplar, 6-5 Sr., Math, Civics & Science
Saraj Ali, 6-5 Jr., Loyalsock
Jevin Muniz, 6-5 Sr., Executive Education
Aaron Collins, 5-11 Sr., Erie First Christian
Brendan Boyle, 5-10 Jr., Notre Dame-Green Pond
Ty Barrett, 6-0 Jr., Troy
Justin Moore, 6-1 Jr., Bishop McDevitt
Michael Balichik, 6-3 Sr., Mount Carmel
Devin Atkinson 6-0 Sr., Lancaster Catholic
IV Pettit, 6-2 Jr., Devon Prep
Kobe Magee, 6-4 Jr., Executive Education
Kobe Kratzer, 6-3 Sr., Palmerton
Matt Whysong, 6-0 Jr., Chestnut Ridge
Brandon Reed, 5-9 Sr., Riverside
Ethan Hartman, 6-5 Sr., Warrior Run
Benny Cano, 6-3 Sr., Greenville
Cameron Khoza, 6-7 Sr., Bishop Guilfoyle
Jace Miner, 6-5 Sr., Brookville
Coach: Ron Insinger, Loyalsock