April 17, 2013

Wildcats' Shaughnessy, Panthers' Macey lead MVAC hoop All-Stars

PLATTSBURGH — Jesse Shaughnessy of Schroon Lake, who led the Mountain & Valley Athletic Conference in scoring this past season, has been chosen as the Most Valuable Player on the MVAC North All-Star Team.

Shaughnessy averaged 19.6 points a game, while leading the Wildcats to the Northern Division championship.

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Most Valuable Player honors in the Southern Division went to Crown Point senior Gabe Macey, who averaged 15.2 points a game.

The MVAC Northern Division Sportsmanship Award went to Elizabehtown-Lewis, while the Southern Division Sportsmanship Award went to Keene.

MVAC Northern Division Most Valuable Player

Jesse Shaughnessy, Schroon Lake- Shaughnessy became the 67th player in Section VII history to join the 1,000-point club. He did so in a 46-40 non-league win over Loudonville Christian Jan. 9, scoring 22 points and adding 15 rebounds.

MVAC North First-Team

Brandon Laurin, Chazy- The senior helped the Eagles go 12-9 by averaging10.8 points a game, which included 23 3-pointers on the year.

Ryan Davis, Westport- Davis scored in double-figures on 16 occasions. His best performance of the season came against Johnsburg Jan. 18 when the junior dropped 20 points.

Charlie Huttig, Elizabethtown-Lewis- Huttig proved to be one of the league’s best outside shooters. The senior hit on 43 3-pointers on the year, while averaging 14.8 points per game. The Lions finished 14-6 and made an appearance in the Section VII Class D semifinals.

Nick Arnold, Willsboro- Arnold, the second junior on the MVAC North First-Team, averaged 15.7 points per game. Arnold’s season-high came against Crown Point Dec. 14 when he hit 32 points.

Jeff Armstrong, Schroon Lake- Armstrong was stout in the post throughout the duration of the season. The senior averaged 7.5 points per game, but scored 10 or more points on eight occasions.

MVAC North Second-Team

Hayden Guay, Chazy- Guay, a junior, was a dual-threat player for the Eagles all winter. Guay knocked down 28 3-pointers on the year. He also averaged 10.2 points per game. Chazy was eliminated by Schroon Lake in the Section VII Class D semifinals, 51-23.

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