(Steelville, Mo.) Steelville Cardinals’ standout point guard Tanner Diaz, used his senior season to cement his spot on the 2019 – 2020 Regional Radio Boys Basketball Dream Team.

Diaz says its a huge accomplishment.

The Cardinals lost their second game of the season but ended the season with a 17 game win streak and a district championship.

Diaz attributes the success to the work he and his team put in during the off-season.

The senior took on a leadership role this year as a captain and said he wanted to set the tone in practice.

Diaz’s great season got the attention of some college coaches and he wants to pursue basketball at the next level.

The Cardinals finished the season with a 24 and 3 record. Diaz was named Conference player of the year and district player of the year. He averaged 17 points, 3.6 rebounds and 7 assists per game while shooting 53 percent from the field.

Full interview with Tanner Diaz: