USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Vermont Boys Basketball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2016-17 season.
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COACH OF THE YEAR
Jake Eaton, Proctor
A University of Maine hall-of-famer in football, Eaton guided a senior-laden Phantoms squad to their third consecutive Division IV state basketball championship. Proctor (21-3) knocked off top-seeded Twinfield in the title game for the second straight season, avenging a regular-season defeat.
Player of the Year
Calvin Carter, G, Enosburg Falls, 6-4/175, Sr.
The Burlington Free Press Mr. Basketball also earned Gatorade Player of the Year honors after leading the Hornets to a perfect 24-0 record and their first state championship. Carter averaged 22.6 points, 6.1 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 2.1 steals per game.
Kam Farris, G, Rice (South Burlington), 6-2/180, So.
The explosive sophomore averaged 20.9 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.8 assists per contest, connecting on 42 percent of his 3-point shots.
Kevin Garrison, G, Burlington, 6-1/185, Jr.
A First Team All-State selection, Garrison lifted the Seahorses to the Division 1 semifinals, contributing 16 points, five rebounds and three steals a night.
Richard Walker, F, Missisquoi (Swanton), 6-7/190, Sr.
Walker turned into a double-double machine as a senior, averaging 25.7 points and 11 rebounds per game and carrying the Thunderbirds to their first Division1 semifinal.
Nathaniel Kingsley, F, Rutland, 6-5/215, Sr.
Kingsley averaged 16 points and six rebounds per contest, helping the Raiders end a 50-year state championship drought.
Walker Story, F, Champlain Valley Union (Hinesburg), 6-5/180, Sr.
Zach Reinhardt, F, Mt. Mansfield (Jericho), 6-5/195, Jr.
Denis LeCours, G/F, Hazen (Hardwick), 6-3/170, Sr.
Kolby MacAuley, G, Spaulding (Barre), 6-1/170, Sr.
Brandon Carrier, G, Williamstown, 6-0/160, Sr.