Two Trojan boys named NCAA All-League basketball
BELOIT – Two Beloit High School Trojan boys have been named to the NCAA All-League list. Beloit finished their season as a team at 12-10 during the semi-finals of the Class 3A Sub-state tournament.
Beloit athletes, Vincent Palen as been named NCAA First Team All-League and Hudson Smith has been named as Honorable Mention.
Vincent Palen ended his 2017-18 season as a sophomore scoring 333 points out of 22 games played. He shot 60-152 on three point field goals for a 39 percent average and was 69-96 at the free throw line for 72 percent. He was 42-96 on two point field goals for a 44 percent average. His total career shooting total is at 390 points after playing in 19 games his freshman year.
Palen also contributed 48 rebounds, 43 assists, 14 steals and 1 block this season.
Hudson Smith ended his 2017-18 season as a junior scoring 108 points out of 21 games played. He shot 7-33 on three point field goals for a 21 percent average and was 21-31 at the free throw line for 68 percent. He was 33-80 on two point field goals for a 41 percent average. His total career shooting total stands at 172 points.
Smith also contributed 74 rebounds, 46 assists, 51steals this season.
North Central Activities Association
2018 Boys First Team All-League:
Vincent Palen, So., Beloit; Remington Cravens, Sr., Ellsworth; Jordan Base, Sr., Ellsworth; Kaden McCullick, Jr., Minneapolis; McKenzie Cromwell, Sr., Republic Co.; Austin Price, Jr., Russell; Caleb Jordan, Sr., Sacred Heart; Charlie Skidmore, Jr., Sacred Heart; Trace Lenars, Jr., Sacred Heart; Hunter White, Sr., Southeast of Saline
2018 Honorable Mention:
Hudson Smith, Jr., Beloit; Grant Gwinner, Jr., Ellsworth; TreVaughn Thomas, Sr., Minneapolis; Cole Elmore, Sr., Sacred Heart; Grant Herrenbruck, Sr., Sacred Heart; Grant Tillberg, Sr., Southeast of Saline
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