Two area players to INA Class 1A all-state second team

Nathan Karsjens, left, is shown in a game earlier this season for AGWSR. (File photo)

Zach Martinek of West Fork, right, was named second team all-state by the INA, announced March 14. (File photo)

2017 Class 1A Iowa Newspaper Association All-State Boys Basketball
First Team
Front line - Nicholas Ruden, 6-4, Jr., Remsen St. Marys; Riley Van Wyhe, 6-3, Sr., Central Lyon; Brady Gavin, 6-7, Sr., Martensdale St. Marys.
Back court - Joe Smoldt, 6-1, Sr., Gladbrook-Reinbeck; Jake Hilmer, 5-11, So., North Linn; Grant DeMeulenaere, 6-0, Jr., Grand View Christian.
Utility - Jovonte Squiers, 6-1, Sr., Lone Tree; Jesse Van Wyk, 6-3, Jr., Lynnville-Sully.
 
Second Team
Front line - Seth Weiland, 6-7, Sr., West Hancock; Nathan Karsjens, 6-7, Sr., AGWSR; Seth Moeller, 6-3, Sr., Clinton Prince of Peace.
Back court - Christian Kyles, 6-0, Sr., Siouxland Christian; Mason Porter, 6-2, So., New London; Dakota Strong, 6-1, Sr., Montezuma.
Utility - Kaleb Anderson, 5-9, Sr., Lenox; Zach Martinek, 6-4, So., West Fork.
 
Third Team
Front line - Colby Seuntjens, 6-3, Jr., MVAO; Jarod Nichols, 6-4, Jr., Colfax-Mingo; Niko Gosnell, 6-8, Sr.; Lone Tree.
Back court - Paul Rundquist, 5-10, So., Wapsie Valley; Ryan Miller, 5-10, Jr., North Linn; Dylan Eckels, 6-0, Sr., West Hancock.
Utility - Brett Kelting, 6-3, Sr., Calamus-Wheatland; Stephen Glenn, 6-2, Sr., Grand View Christian.

DES MOINES - AGWSR senior post player Nathan Karsjens and West Fork sophomore Zach Martinek were each voted to the Iowa Newspaper Association Class 1A second team, announced Tuesday morning.

The entire story appears in the March 15 print and online editions of the Hampton Chronicle.