A trio of Big 10 Conference schools that moved down from Class AAA to Class AA this season and advanced to the semifinal round of the State Tournament - Fairmont Senior, Bridgeport and Robert C. Byrd - are represented on the first team by one player apiece.
For the Polar Bears, senior Travon Horton, who averaged 18.5 points and seven rebounds, was picked after leading his team up against Bluefield in last Saturday's title game. Bridgeport's Tyler Sprouse, who averaged 14.7 points, three assists and 2.5 steals, was the Indians' top scorer and helped his team advance to the state semifinals
Sophomore Devonti Birch has emerged as one of the state's most versatile players and was the leading scorer at 13.2 points, along with averages of 6.1 rebounds and 3.1 steals, that also advanced to the state semifinals.
The first team is rounded out by Chapmanville's Mackenzie Martin and Levi Cook of Liberty (Raleigh).
Martin averaged a double-double with 20.5 points and 11 rebounds per contest as did the sophomore Cook, who averaged 23.5 points, 13.2 rebounds, 4.1 blocks and 3.1 steals per game.
Fairmont Senior junior point guard Jarin Hilson is the captain of the second team. He averaged 16.8 points and six assists per contest. Hilson is joined by Summers County's Taron Ayers, Westside's Corey Bowles, North Marion's Matt Cain, Ritchie County's Andrew Davis, Scott's Matt Dolan, Sissonville's Zach Null and Tolsia's Morgan Stacy.
The captain of the third team is Bluefield's Michael Yost. He's joined by Mingo Central's Austin Banks, Wyoming East's Brett Bowling, Westside's Justin Cogar, Poca's Noah Frampton, Bridgeport's Jordan Haywood, Robert C. Byrd's Iziah Hill and Fairmont Senior's Shaquille Washington.