Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director
HANCOCK – The Hancock Owls held their 2019-2020 boys basketball team banquet virtually on Tuesday night with the coaching staff handing out team awards and recognition.
The Owls Most Valuable Player award went to sophomore center Matt Thompson, who set the school’s single-season rebounding record with 368 boards.
Thompson posted a stat line of 18.0 points, 12.7 rebounds a game while shooting 56 percent from the field.
Offensive Player of the Year honors went to junior forward Preston Rohloff. Rohloff averaged nearly 10 points, five rebounds and four assists per game.
Defensive Player of the Year went to senior guard Daniel Milander, who set the school’s single-season steals mark with 103. Milander finished his senior campaign averaging 9.3 points, 3.5 rebounds, 4.3 assists, and 3.6 steals per game.
Thompson, Rohloff, and Milander each earned All-Conference honors.
Most Improved went to junior Adam Shaw, the Hustle Award was given to junior Kody Berget, and senior Colten Crowell received the Owl Award.
The Owls finished the season with a mark of 20-9 overall, finishing as the runner-up in Section 6A-South. They took third in the Pheasant Conference with a record of 8-4.