State champion Eagles lead way in All-Red Rock Conference nods

Class A boys’ basketball state tournament champion Southwest Minnesota Christian had six players earn All-Red Rock Conference honors for the 2012-13 season, the conference announced Monday in a release.

The Eagles, who defeated Maranatha Christian Academy Saturday in the Class A championship game, had four all-conference honorees (Eric Talsma, Klint Knutson, Dominic Nibbelink and Leighton Sampson) and two honorable mentions (Nate Pfeifle and Clayton Huisken). SWC went 30-1 overall and 16-0 in Red Rock Conference play.

Among Marshall-area teams in the conference, Red Rock Central had a pair of all-conference players in senior guard Jeff DeCock and senior center Henry Rogotzke. The pair helped lead the team to a 16-10 record overall and a 10-6 record in conference action.

WWG senior Taylor Lindaman was named to the All-RRC team, and Chargers junior Alex Knutson was an honorable mention. The Chargers finished 10-16 overall and 5-11 in the conference.

Murray County Central senior guard Jack Thony was the lone Rebel player to earn all-conference accolades. He was an honorable mention for MCC, which went 3-20 overall and 3-13 in conference play.