Two players earn honorable mentions for Clinton

Carie Kuehn/Clinton HeraldJunior Bret Myli (22) attempts a move from the block in Clinton’s Senior Night game against North Scott during the 2017-18 season. Myli, along with teammate LJ Henderson, earned a spot as an honorable mention when the Mississippi Athletic Conference released their All-Conference list on Monday.

CLINTON — The Clinton River Kings had two athletes earn All-Conference honors when the Mississippi Athletic Conference released the list on Monday.

Junior Bret Myli and sophomore LJ Henderson both grabbed honorable mention accolades.

Myli and Henderson both led the scoring for the River Kings, each averaging over seven points a game.

Myli also pulled down the most boards for Clinton, finishing the season with 159, 66 coming on the offensive end. He also blocked eight shots and made 39 free throws. The makes from the line gave him a free throw average of 62 percent, which was the highest for River Kings who attempted over 20.

Henderson, the point guard, finished with a team-high 71 assists and 37 steals. He also made it to the line the most for the River Kings, putting in 40-76.

Henderson also missed over a week during the season due to injury. Both River Kings will return next year.

Clinton finished the season 2-16 in MAC play and 3-20 overall, finishing ninth in the conference above Burlington.

Senior and Iowa recruit Joe Wieskamp from Muscatine earned Player of the Year, while Steve Hillman of Pleasant Valley took Coach of the Year. Pleasant Valley was a co-champion of the MAC, along with North Scott.

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