Austin Rotroff gets player of the year honors


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Austin Rotroff of Wauseon puts up a shot in the Division II state semifinal against Columbus Eastmoor Academy last Friday. He was selected as the NWOAL Player of the Year.


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Eli Miller of Archbold handles the ball in a game at Pettisville this season. Miller made first team All-NWOAL for the Blue Streaks.


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Delta’s Goirgio Festinoni with a hoop against Swanton this season. Festinoni made honorable mention all-league for the Panthers.


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Wauseon was recognized with the NWOAL Player of the Year and the league’s Coach of the Year when the all-league teams were announced following the Indians’ appearance in the Division II state championship game over the weekend.

Receiving player of the year honors in the league was Austin Rotroff. Chad Burt was selected as the coach of the year after guiding Wauseon to their first outright league title in 17 years.

Also making first team all-league for the Indians was senior Carter Bzovi.

First team all-league for Archbold were juniors Bryce Williams and Eli Miller. Gunnar Oakes made first team for Swanton.

Second team all-league in the county were Brooks Gype of Wauseon, Kaiden Bedsole of Archbold, Mason Loeffler of Evergreen and Zach Dziengelewski of Swanton.

First team

Gunnar Oakes, sr., Swanton; Bryce Williams, jr., Archbold; Carter Bzovi, sr., Wauseon; Eli Miller, jr., Archbold; Alex VanDeBussche, sr., Patrick Henry.

Player of the Year- Austin Rotroff, junior, Wauseon.

Coach of the Year- Chad Burt, Wauseon.

Second team

Jaden Valderas, sr., Bryan; Brooks Gype, jr., Wauseon; Mason Loeffler, fr., Evergreen; Blake Graber, sr., Liberty Center; Kaiden Bedsole, jr., Archbold; Zach Dziengelewski, sr., Swanton.

Honorable mention

Archbold: Rigo Ramos.

Delta: Brady Wymer, Gabe Freeman, Goirgio Festinoni.

Evergreen: Chandler Lumbrezer, Bryce Hudik.

Swanton: Duyane Goings.

Austin Rotroff of Wauseon puts up a shot in the Division II state semifinal against Columbus Eastmoor Academy last Friday. He was selected as the NWOAL Player of the Year.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2017/03/web1_Austin-Rotroff-shot.jpgAustin Rotroff of Wauseon puts up a shot in the Division II state semifinal against Columbus Eastmoor Academy last Friday. He was selected as the NWOAL Player of the Year. File Photo

Eli Miller of Archbold handles the ball in a game at Pettisville this season. Miller made first team All-NWOAL for the Blue Streaks.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2017/03/web1_Miller-dribbles.jpgEli Miller of Archbold handles the ball in a game at Pettisville this season. Miller made first team All-NWOAL for the Blue Streaks. File Photo

Delta’s Goirgio Festinoni with a hoop against Swanton this season. Festinoni made honorable mention all-league for the Panthers.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2017/03/web1_Festinoni-hoop.jpgDelta’s Goirgio Festinoni with a hoop against Swanton this season. Festinoni made honorable mention all-league for the Panthers. File Photo

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