Putnam City North's Micah Thomas named Big Ten Conference Player of Year
Micah Thomas' run in state state tournament was nothing short of special.
The Putnam City North star helped the Panthers advance to the title game. Because of his great performances throughout the season, he was named Big Ten Conference Player of the Year on Tuesday.
Last season, Thomas helped Putnam City North win the Class 6A state title.
Midwest City's JD Ray won Offensive Player of the Year honors while Putnam City West's Rondel Walker garnered Defensive Player of the Year. Putnam City's KD Jolly won Newcomer of the Year, and Lawton's Ashawnti Hunter captured Rookie of the Year.
Putnam City West coach Lenny Bert was named Coach of the Year. He helped guide the Patriots to the Class 6A state tournament, where it fell to eventual champion Tulsa Booker T. Washington.
Here is the complete All-Conference team:
Player of the Year: Micah Thomas, Putnam City North
Coach of the Year: Lenny Bert, Putnam City West
Offensive Player of the Year: JD Ray, Midwest City
Defensive Player of the Year: Rondel Walker, Putnam City West
Newcomer of the Year: KD Jolly, Putnam City
Rookie of the Year: Ashawnti Hunter, Lawton
JD Ray, Midwest City; Rondel Walker, Putnam City West; Antonio Gordon, Lawton Eisenhower; Nate Goodlow, Del City; Tre Carolina, Putnam City
Ashawnti Hunter, Lawton; KD Jolly, Putnam City; Makale Smith, Midwest City; Tobias Roland, Putnam City North; Mark Berry, Lawton Eisenhower
Christian Cook, Midwest City; MJ Warrior, Putnam City West; Kobe Higgins, Del City; Trentez Scales, Putnam City West; Alfred Alkannama, Putnam City; Abraham Rodriguez, Enid
Putnam City North: Jeff Nwankwo, Kayhon Russell, Malachi White, Josh Nwankwo; Enid: Carlos Menefield, Cyson Mathis, Carter Owens; Del City: Demontreal Crutchfield, Jeff Foreman, Kyren Williams, Jack Foreman; Midwest City: Jacobi Johnson, Elliot Janish, Kevin Overton; Putnam City West: Shelby Sampleton, Jaylen Rainey; Choctaw: Jordan Mukes, Anthony Bowen, Tyler Howard, Eric Gooden Jr.; Putnam City: Shayon Janloo, Tavy Dawson, Fidel Anyabolu, Davion Rucker; Lawton Eisenhower: Marquise Haliburton