Ballard, DiBernardi, Hammond are selected All-Federal League

Staff report

Michael Shull of Jackson High School was named player of the year, and his coach, Mike Fuline, was named coach of the year by the Federal League.

The all-league selections were announced today.

No players from Boardman or Austintown Fitch were selected to the first team.

Boardman junior Dayne Hammond, a 6-foot-4 forward, was selected to the second team, and his teammate, senior guard David DiBernardi, was named to the third team.

Boardman finished the season with an 11-10 record, including 3-7 in the Federal League.

The Falcons were represented by senior Jonas Ballard, who was named to the third team.

Joining Shull on the first team were his Jackson teammate, Josh Heninger, Perry’s Joey DiCicco, Ethan Adamcyzk of Lake, Nyles Evans of Hoover, Branden Means of GlenOak and Da’Onta’ Streeter of Canton McKinley.

The second team, in addition to Hammond, consisted of Steve Griffin of Jackson, Turon Parker of GlenOak, Dallas Harper and Jordan Humphrey of Perry, Ryan Coen of Lake and Da’Vontai Rorie of McKinley.

Also named to the third team were James Feller of Jackson, Kyle Arnold and Dominic Iero of Hoover, Tommy Monnot of GlenOak and Tyler Maranville of Lake.

Fuline, who led the Polar Bears to the Division I state championship last season, guided Jackson to a 19-4 record this winter and the Federal League championship.

GlenOak, however, defeated Jackson 63-59 on Saturday to win the Div. I district title at the Canton Civic Center.

McKinley finished in second place in the league.

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