|HockomockSports Boys Basketball 1st Team (HockomockSports photo)|
Paul Mahon – Franklin – GuardFranklin junior Paul Mahon emerged as one of the top guards in the league with strong all around play for the Panthers this season. Mahon helped the Panthers to a second place finish in the division and then was a key piece in the Panthers’ run to the state title game. He averaged 11.1 points per game, 3.5 assists, 2.5 steals and shot an impressive 40% from the three-point line. “Paul is the most unselfish player I have ever coached and set the tone and expectations for our team with his leadership throughout the year,” said head coach CJ Neely.
|HockomockSports Boys Basketball 2nd Team (HockomockSports photo)|
Connor Peterson – Franklin – ForwardFranklin junior Connor Peterson played a key role for the Panthers this season. Peterson helped Franklin on both ends of the floor during the Panthers’ run to the state title game. He averaged 11.2 points per game and hauled in 5.6 boards per game. His size gave the Panthers a big advantage on the defensive end of the court as well, often altering many shots. “Connor was a solid force on the interior for us all year long and was able to impact the game on both ends of the floor,” said Franklin head coach CJ Neely.
|HockomockSports Boys Basketball All Underclassman Team (HockomockSports photo)|
All Uuderclassman Team
Jalen Samuels, FranklinSamuels did it all during the season for the Panthers. He averaged 8.7 points per game along with 5.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 2 steals and one block a game. He seemed to insert himself more and more as the season went along.