Posted On: 10/15/18 10:30 AM

Preseason Player of the Year: Jackson Molstead, Charles City2019

Not just the best guard in the conference, but one of the best overall guards in the state, Molstead is a guy who could post bigger numbers than just about anyone this season. He’s been a high-output player since he was a freshman with the Comets, and there’s no reason the believe the state’s 31st -ranked 2019 won’t post huge numbers this winter. 



First Team

Jackson Molstead, Charles City — 2019

19.0 points, 7.3 assists, 1.6 steals, 4.4 rebounds

As a freshman, he averaged 15.5 points per game, as a sophomore, 19.4, last season 19.0. But it’s not just scoring he does at a high level, he assists almost as well as anyone in Iowa, too. 



Dom Robertson, Oelwein — 2019

14.1 points, 4.5 assists, 3.2 steals, 5.5 rebounds

One of the state’s most versatile players, Robertson using his immense length to dominate on both sides of the ball He will be among the conference leaders in a slew of statistical categories this season. 



Michael Sweeney, Waukon — 2019

21.2 points, 2.3 assists, 1.7 steals, 4.1 rebounds

The conference’s leading scorer from a season ago returns, and is in line to become one of the state’s leading scorers this season. Could Sweeney up his scoring to 25 per game this winter? 



Tristan Sweitzer, New Hampton — 2019

16.0 points, 3.6 assists, 2.4 steals

After playing in just five games last season, Sweitzer returns for his senior season and is undoubtedly eager to prove that he can be a top-tier player in the state. 



Luke Velky, Waverly-Shell Rock — 2019

12.4 points, 2.3 assists, 3.4 rebounds 

A program that’s always is in the running to earn a state tourney bid, Waverly-Shell Rock will again be very good this season, and Velky will be the guy leading the charge. 


Second Team

Mosai Newson, Waverly-Shell Rock — 2019

Mason Meyer, Oelwein — 2019

Nathan Martinek, Crestwood — 2019

Zackary Lane, Crestwood — 2019

Patrick Bockman, Decorah — 2019


Honorable Mentions: Dillon Arndt, Bradley Andrews, Carter Henry, Dillon Roberson, Steven Nicolay, Creed Welch, Trey Angel