Frontier League coaches recently took notice of Spring Hill’s basketball talent and voted five Broncos to its elite post season teams.
On the boys side, Chris Bybee and Matt Smith earned post season honors.
Bybee, a junior guard, averaged 8.5 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals per game. Those numbers earned Bybee a second team selection.
Smith, a 6’2” senior, worked his way inside for 10.5 points per game, grabbed 4.7 rebounds and dished out 2 assists per game.
“Both kids are quite deserving of the honors” said coach Rick O’Neil, who guided the Broncos to a 7-13 record and fourth-place league finish. “I was real happy with their performances.”
For the Lady Broncos, Shelby Baker, Macy Carbajo and Melody Hanson earned post season awards.
Baker, a sophomore center, was a first-team All Frontier selection. A dominant post player, Baker led Spring Hill in scoring with 12.7 points per game. She scored 266 points grabbed 203 rebounds and shot 47.2 percent from the floor. She blocked 39 shots, collected 1.4 steals per game and dished out 2 assists per game.
“Shelby led our team in both points and rebounding and played great defense” said Coach Clay Frigon.
Frigon also like the performances of Carbajo and Hanson. Both players earned honorable mention.
Hanson averaged 9.1 points per game and grabbed 6.1 rebounds. Carbajo averaged 4.7 points per game and dished out 2.7 assists, collected 1.3 steals.
“Melody was the calming influence on the team and Macy provided the energy level. I was real pleased with the selections.”
Their efforts helped Spring Hill to a 10-11 overall record and 4-7 Frontier League mark. The team ended its season in the 4A sub state semifinals.