BNL’s Leach named First Team in HHC

BNL junior Colten Leach was named All-HHC for the second time.

By Justin Sokeland

BEDFORD – Bedford North Lawrence junior Colten Leach was named to the Hoosier Hills Conference First Team by the league coaches.

Leach paced the Stars in scoring (15.1 points) and rebounding (7.5) while leading his club to an 11-12 record. He missed the first three games of the season while recovering from off-season knee surgery while earning All-HHC honors for the second straight season.

He scored a career-high 36 points against Evansville North, added 31 against Brownstown, and grabbed a career-best 16 rebounds at New Albany.

The rest of the First Team included New Albany’s Tucker Biven and Josten Carter, Seymour’s Marcus Brooks, Floyd Central’s Wes Celichowski, Caleb Washington and Brady Moore, Jeffersonville’s Will Lovings-Watts and Brandon Rayzer-Moore, and Jennings County’s Keegan Manowitz.

BNL junior Colton Staggs was named Honorable Mention. Staggs averaged 13.6 points.