This is the ninth year for All-Metro teams selected by The Eagle, recognizing the best high school athletes in team sports throughout Sedgwick, Butler and Harvey counties.
Last month, Eagle high school beat writer Joanna Chadwick sent nomination ballots to all basketball coaches at the 40 high schools in Sedgwick, Butler and Harvey counties.
Coaches were asked to return the ballots with nominations of the best players within those counties that they saw this season, including their own players.
Chadwick selected the team after tabulating nominations, her own evaluation of players and additional input from coaches.
6-0, jr., Eisenhower
Evans, who led Eisenhower to a 19-2 record and a Class 5A sub-state final, was expected to be a greater offensive presence and he was, averaging 25.8 points. Evans, an outstanding and quick ballhandler, had games of 44, 39 and 37 points, while also averaging 4.5 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 3.2 steals.
6-1, sr., North
Frankamp, a three-time All-Metro selection who has signed with Kansas, led North to a 20-3 record, the City League title and its second straight Class 6A tourney berth. He set the league career scoring record with 2,275 career points. He shot 49.2 percent from three, making 93 threes, and had 14 games of 31 or more points, five of 40 or more.
5-11, sr., Kapaun
Hullings, who led Kapaun to the Class 5A tournament and a 17-8 record, was difficult for opponents to defend. He used his speed to drive past defenders to the basket, and if he was fouled, hit 84 percent from the line. He shot 45 percent from the floor and led Kapaun with 16.4 points and 2.2 steals.
6-2, sr., Derby
Schieber led Derby (20-4) to the Class 6A tourney for the first time since 1997 and third place, the school’s best finish. Schieber’s strength was offensively, averaging 19.3 points, shooting 49.6 percent from the field and 38.8 percent from three.
6-2, sr., Andover Central
Winter led Andover Central in scoring (18.4 points), assists (2.9), steals (2.9) and rebounding (7.2). If the Jaguars (17-5) needed him to score 35, as he did in a three-overtime win against Andover, then that’s what he did. If they needed him to battle much bigger opponents for rebounds, he did it.
Flory led Derby to a 20-4 record and the Class 6A tournament, ending a state tourney drought dating back to the 1996-97 season. Derby finished third in Class 6A, the school’s best finish in state.