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Ray-Pec’s Wesley McCullough chosen for Suburban Gold all-conference recognition

Raymore-Peculiar senior Wesley McCullough (right) was selected to the Suburban Gold Conference boys’ basketball all-conference team.
Raymore-Peculiar senior Wesley McCullough (right) was selected to the Suburban Gold Conference boys’ basketball all-conference team. Special to The Star

Raymore-Peculiar senior Wesley McCullough heads a list of three Panthers selected for Suburban Gold Conference boys’ basketball all-conference honors.

McCullough, a 6-foot-8 forward, averaged 17.3 points and 5.9 rebounds a game for Ray-Pec, which finished the season 11-15 after losing to Belton in the first round of the Class 5, District 13 tournament.

Last month, McCullough signed a letter of intent to play basketball at the University of Sioux Falls in South Dakota.

Kian Scroggins and Jordan Jermain received honorable mention for the Panthers. Scroggins, a 6-6 sophomore forward, averaged 14.9 points and 8.4 rebounds this season, while Jermain, a 5-9 sophomore guard, averaged 7.6 points.

Lee’s Summit West senior Christian Bishop was the top vote-getter from the league coaches who selected the all-conference team.

Bishop, a 6-foot-8 forward, averages a team-high 15.4 points and 10 rebounds per game for the Titans, who also placed Oklahoma State-bound senior forward Yor Anei and senior guard Mario Goodrich, who signed a football scholarship with Clemson last month, on the all-conference team.

Other all-conference selections included Lee’s Summit North junior guard Javaunte Hawkins and senior forward Elijah Farr, Lee’s Summit senior forward Will Eames and senior guard Seth Romi, Blue Springs senior forward Daniel Parker and senior guard R.J. Lawrence, Park Hill senior guard Ronnie Bell and Blue Springs South senior guard Jared Ravencamp.

The other honorable mention picks were Cecil Lee, senior forward, and Willy Majok, senior guard, Park Hill; Ethan Swanegan, senior forward, and Jaylon McDaniel, freshman forward, Blue Springs South; Jaden Moore, sophomore guard, Lee’s Summit; Logan Jenkins, senior guard, and Mikel Henderson, junior guard, Lee’s Summit North; Phillip Brooks, senior guard, and Rich Johnson, junior guard, Lee’s Summit West.

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