Ogden’s Heeren, Greene County’s Hinote secure All-State honors

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Perry's Keghan West swings the ball around the perimeter of the Ogden defense as Ben Heeren (20) and Avery Meister (35) watch during their Dec. 20 game. Heeren was named to the 2A All-State First Team by the IPSWA.


Ogden senior Ben Heeren and Greene County senior Trey Hinote were both selected to the Class 2A boys basketball All-State squads by the Iowa Print Sports Writers Association.

The 6-6 Heeren was selected to the First Team and Hinote to the Third Team. Three eight-player squads are listed for each class and are not limited to position (as an example, six guards might be chosen).

Heeren’s 609 total points was second-most in 2A, with his 26.5 points per game average tops in the class. He hit 231-of-371 field goals (62 percent), including a 22-of-51 (43 percent) clip beyond the 3-point arc. The swing player drained 125-of-171 (73 percent) free throws.

Heeren grabbed 276 rebounds, two shy of the top spot in 2A. He had 47 assists, 27 steals and 36 blocked shots.

Ogden finished 14-9 overall and 8-7 in WCAC play.

Hinote was a bright spot for Greene County, who was 7-16 overall and 3-10 in HOIAC action.

The 6-0 guard had 433 points, with his 21.7 ppg eighth in 2A. He splashed 86-of-241 3-pointers (36 percent), with his 86 triples second-most in 2A. Hinote converted 67-of-80 (84 percent) foul shots, had 62 rebounds, 39 assists and 29 steals.

Perry’s Avery Meister shoots over Greene County’s Trey Hinote in the second quarter. HInote was selected for the 2A All-State Third Team by the IPSWA.

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