Numerous players from central Ohio were named to the 2016-17 Associated Press All-Ohio boys basketball teams, which are based on the recommendations of a media panel.

Here are the honorees from the ThisWeek coverage area.


First Team: Kaleb Wesson, Westerville South; B.J. Duling, Newark; Jeremiah Francis, Pickerington Central, Dane Goodwin, Upper Arlington

Second Team: Braden Norris, Hilliard Bradley

Player of the Year: Kaleb Wesson, Westerville South

Honorable Mention: Lony Francis, Groveport; Jerome Hunter, Pickerington North; Sterling Manley, Pickerington Central; Nick Muszynski, St. Charles; Will Yoakum, Delaware


First Team: Taevion Kinsey, Eastmoor Academy

Third Team: Caden Sanchez, DeSales; Justin Shipman-Curtis, Columbus East

Co-Coach of the Year: Ramon Spears, Columbus South

Special Mention: C.J. Prater, Whitehall

Honorable Mention: Denton Jacob, Heath; Kyle Matoszkia, Johnstown; Dez Robinson, Columbus South; Dibaji Walker, Independence


First Team: Jay Joseph, Worthington Christian

Special Mention: Breon Backus, Grandview; Brady Thomas, Ready

Honorable Mention: Ryan Alexander, Columbus Academy; Brian Collier, Grandview; Brandon Estep, Northridge; Jayden Turner, Worthington Christian


First Team: Matt Bailey, Grove City Christian

Second Team: Dustin Harder, Wellington; Shaylin Waugh, Harvest Prep

Third Team: Brandon Baker, Grove City Christian

Honorable Mention: Trey Baumgardner, Africentric; Landon Martin, Africentric; Claudio Penha, Harvest Prep