OVP area lands 12 on AP district boys basketball teams

Alex Hawley

March 5, 2014

ATHENS, Ohio — A total of 12 locals from both Gallia and Meigs counties were chosen to the Associated Press Southeast All-District Boys Basketball teams for the 2013-14 season, as selected by a panel of AP sports writers within the southeastern Ohio area.

Southern junior Tristen Wolfe was the lone first team selection in the OVP area as he averaged 15.8 points per game. Tornadoes forward Dennis Teaford was named third team for the Purple and Gold and averaged 9.6 points per game. Taylor McNickle received special mention for Southern.

Staying in Division IV, the South Gallia Rebels were led by second team selection, sophomore Landon Hutchinson with 11.3 points per game. Rebels sophomore Brayden Greer was named honorable mention for SGHS, while Eastern freshman Jett Facemyer was also named special mention.

In Division II, Gallia Academy sophomore Wes Jarrell and Meigs senior Damon Jones both earned third team honors. Jarrell marked 10.3 points per game for the Blue Devils, while Jones averaged 13 points per game for the Maroon and Gold. GAHS senior Reid Eastman and Marauders junior Isaiah English were both named special mention in D-II.

In Division III, River Valley earned two special mention selections, senior Seann Roberts and sophomore Tyler Twyman.

The 2013-14 players of the year are Warren’s Evan French (D-2), Valley’s Hayden Dunn (D-3) and Peebles’ Beau Justice (D-4). The 2013-14 coaches of the year are Logan Elm’s Doug Stiverson (D-2), Valley’s Scott Rolfe (D-3) and Peebles’ Josh Arey (D-4).

A complete list of the 2013-14 AP Southeast District teams can be found at