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First Annual All-Area Basketball Team. The Boys.

POSTED March 20, 2011
BY Timothy W. Gaffney
Twitter: @TimothyGaffney





MIKE ODENWAELDER- WAMOGO- The senior center paced the Berkshire League with a 20.2 scoring average for the Warriors. His ability to multi-task made him hard for any team to match up with. Wamogo finished with a 12-12 mark.

COLIN SCHNEIDER- NONNEWAUG- The Chief’s leading scorer averaged 14.5 points per game and helped lead Nonnewaug to a regular season Berkshire League Championship.

BOBBY LIPPINCOTT- NORTHWESTERN- The senior big man helped his team post a 17-7 record and an impressive sweep through the Berkshire League Tournament. Lippincott averaged 19.1 points per game and was an unstoppable force when on his game for the Highlanders.

ROBERT SKINNER- GILBERT- Skinner lit up the scoreboard this season as the Yellowjackets leading scorer with a 17.8 average. His energy and ability to either go to the basket or knock down a key trey made him hard to handle in 2010-2011.

MIKE ANDRULIS- LITCHFIELD- Andrulis was one of the leaders for Jason Harlow and the Cowboys during their 15-5 regular season.The senior averaged 15.7 points per game for a Cowboys team that won two games in the Class S state tournament.


MARTIN MITCHELL- TORRINGTON- Despite a tough 7-13 regular season, Mitchell was amongst the leaders in the Naugatuck Valley League in scoring with a 16.8 average.

JOHN STEVENS- NORTHWESTERN-Stevens had break out season in 2010-2011 for the Highlanders, averaging 14 points per game but showing he had the goods to take over a game at will. Will be force in the BL the next two seasons.

AUSTIN BROCHU- GILBERT-A lunch pail, heart and soul player, Brochu was an important piece in the Yellewjackets success this past season.Brochu averaged 17.1 points per game and was a monster on the boards all year.

QUINN MCKENNA- LITCHFIELD- McKenna was a perfect compliment to Andrulis in the backcourt and hit for 14.6 points per game. His ability to hit a runner or a long ball was key for the Cowboys all year.

CONNOR GUIHEEN- NORTHWESTERN-A huge force on the boards for the Highlanders, Guiheen put up 16 points per game and helped lead the Highlanders in their running game and impressive run through the BL tournament.

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