Hillsboro, Jefferson, Windsor, Crystal City have academic all-state hoops honorees

6 boys basketball players from Jefferson County have earned academic all-state honors.

The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association selected nearly a hundred boys and girls basketball seniors to the 2020 academic all-state teams.

Players were selected based on their outstanding moral character, grade-point average and test scores.

2 Jefferson Bluejays made the squad in Jon Weik and Levi Ebersoldt.

Weik led the Bluejays with over 16 points and 8 rebounds per game, while Ebersoldt held down the low post with 5 points and almost 7 rebounds a game.

2 members of the JCAA Large School division champions earned academic all-state in Hillsboro‘s Mark Moore and Garrett Pinkley.

Moore was the leading scorer this season for the Hawks at just under 14 points per contest and shot almost 53 percent from the field, while Pinkley averaged almost 8 points and 5 rebounds.

The Windsor Owls‘ Grant Siegel was named academic all-state after averaging more than 8 points a game, while Crystal City‘s Drew Richardson also made the team after averaging almost 12 points per game and leading the Hornets to a district championship game appearance.