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Durant Boys-Botkins

Durant's Easton Botkins was one of three area athletes to land on the all-River Valley Conference South Division team, joining teammate Mason Compton and West Liberty's Seth Feldman. 

Durant's Easton Botkins and Mason Compton join West Liberty's Seth Feldman on the all-River Valley Conference South Division team. 

Botkins and Compton were key to leading the Wildcats (13-10) to their most victories since 2010-11, when they finished 14-8. The two guards were Durant's leading scorers, with Botkins averaging 14.2 points per game and Compton 9.8. 

Botkins' points per game were the fourth most in the league, while Compton finished in the top three of the RVC in total assists (70) and steals (60). 

Feldman led the Comets (2-19) in points (17.1), rebounds (7.2), assists (1.4) and steals (1.5) per game. His points per contest were the third most in the conference. 

Durant's Bryce Lafrenz, Wilton's Jared Townsend and West Liberty's Brent Meyers all earned honorable mentions. 

Lafrenz recorded 9.7 points and 5.0 rebounds per game, Meyers averaged 7.0 points and 3.6 rebounds, and Townsend averaged 13.0 points and 5.7 rebounds. Townsend's points per game with Wilton (1-20) were the sixth most in the league, and Lafrenz finished second in the conference in total assists with 80. 

All six of the area athletes who were recognized were juniors.