Evergreen’s Evan Lumbrezer named player of the year in Northwest Ohio Athletic League


Second consecutive year receiving honor

Staff Report



Evan Lumbrezer makes a layup for Evergreen in a non-league contest at Delta this season. He was recently named NWOAL Player of the Year for the second straight season.

Evan Lumbrezer makes a layup for Evergreen in a non-league contest at Delta this season. He was recently named NWOAL Player of the Year for the second straight season.


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Archbold’s DJ Newman with a shot in a NWOAL game at Evergreen this season. Newman made first team All-NWOAL for the Blue Streaks.


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Wauseon’s Jonas Tester drives hard towards the basket versus Defiance. Tester was named to the All-NWOAL first team.


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Swanton’s Nic Borojevich bulls his way towards the basket in a game at Liberty Center this season. Borojevich made first team All-NWOAL for the Bulldogs.


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Sam Betz of Swanton attempts a shot from long range during a matchup with Wauseon this season. He and teammate Cole Mitchey were both honorable mention all-league.


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Swanton’s Bruce Smith was named NWOAL Coach of the Year.


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Evan Lumbrezer of Evergreen received Northwest Ohio Athletic League player of the year honors for the second straight season.

Swanton’s Bruce Smith was named coach of the year after guiding the Bulldogs to their first outright league title in 40 years.

Also named first team All-NWOAL in the area were Nic Borojevich of Swanton, Jonas Tester of Wauseon, and DJ Newman of Archbold.

Making the second team were Luc Borojevich of Swanton, Alex Roth of Archbold, RJ Shunck of Evergreen and Bryce Gillen of Delta.

Archbold’s Cade Brenner and Nolan Risner of Delta garnered honorable mention all-league honors.

Also receiving honorable mention were Eli Keifer and Ethan Loeffler of Evergreen; Sam Betz and Cole Mitchey of Swanton; and Carson Burt, Tyson Rodriguez, and Matt Shaw of Wauseon.

First team

Nic Borojevich, sr., Swanton; Jonas Tester, sr., Wauseon; DJ Newman, sr., Archbold; Evan Conrad, sr., Liberty Center; Will Seedorf, sr., Patrick Henry.

Player of the Year: Evan Lumbrezer, sr., Evergreen.

Coach of the Year: Bruce Smith, Swanton.

Second team

Luc Borojevich, jr., Swanton; Lincoln Creager, fr., Patrick Henry; Alex Roth, jr., Archbold; RJ Shunck, sr., Evergreen; Bryce Gillen, jr., Delta; Aiden Hammontree, jr., Liberty Center.

Honorable mention

Archbold: Cade Brenner.

Delta: Nolan Risner.

Evergreen: Eli Keifer, Ethan Loeffler.

Swanton: Sam Betz, Cole Mitchey.

Wauseon: Carson Burt, Tyson Rodriguez, Matt Shaw.

Evan Lumbrezer makes a layup for Evergreen in a non-league contest at Delta this season. He was recently named NWOAL Player of the Year for the second straight season.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2022/03/web1_Lumbrezer-layin-1.jpgEvan Lumbrezer makes a layup for Evergreen in a non-league contest at Delta this season. He was recently named NWOAL Player of the Year for the second straight season. File photo

Archbold’s DJ Newman with a shot in a NWOAL game at Evergreen this season. Newman made first team All-NWOAL for the Blue Streaks.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2022/03/web1_Newman-shot-v.-Evg-1.jpgArchbold’s DJ Newman with a shot in a NWOAL game at Evergreen this season. Newman made first team All-NWOAL for the Blue Streaks. File photo

Wauseon’s Jonas Tester drives hard towards the basket versus Defiance. Tester was named to the All-NWOAL first team.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2022/03/web1_Tester-hard-drive-1.jpgWauseon’s Jonas Tester drives hard towards the basket versus Defiance. Tester was named to the All-NWOAL first team. File photo

Swanton’s Nic Borojevich bulls his way towards the basket in a game at Liberty Center this season. Borojevich made first team All-NWOAL for the Bulldogs.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2022/03/web1_Nic-Boro-into-lane.jpgSwanton’s Nic Borojevich bulls his way towards the basket in a game at Liberty Center this season. Borojevich made first team All-NWOAL for the Bulldogs. File photo

Sam Betz of Swanton attempts a shot from long range during a matchup with Wauseon this season. He and teammate Cole Mitchey were both honorable mention all-league.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2022/03/web1_Betz-from-3.jpgSam Betz of Swanton attempts a shot from long range during a matchup with Wauseon this season. He and teammate Cole Mitchey were both honorable mention all-league. File photo

Swanton’s Bruce Smith was named NWOAL Coach of the Year.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2022/03/web1_Smith-coaching.jpgSwanton’s Bruce Smith was named NWOAL Coach of the Year. File photo
Second consecutive year receiving honor

Staff Report