The top offensive team in the Three Rivers Conference is Caledonia, averaging 78.53 points per game, and the top defensive team is Rushford-Peterson, giving up 47.10 points per game, according to end-of-the-season statistics for the conference.

The 2013-14 TRC scoring leader is Nick Shanks, Plainview-Elgin-Millville senior, according to statistics compiled in games against conference opponents. Shanks had 479 points in 19 games, for an average of 25.21 points per game. His high Three Rivers Conference game was 42, against St. Charles, the first game of the season. He scored in double-figures in every one of his 19 conference games.

Runner-up in the scoring race was Luke Anderson, Southland senior. Anderson's high conference game was 38 points against Cotter, on Valentine's Day. Devin Decker (St. Charles), Nick Powell (Fillmore Central) and Garrett Crowley (Cotter) round out the top five.

Following are the top 10 for each statistical category followed by Fillmore Central players that made the top list. Statistics are for players that have played in more than half of the team's games, and have met category criteria.



Scoring

Player, school, grade points games average

Nick Shanks, pem, 12 479 19 25.21

Luke Anderson, s, 12 389 19 20.47

Devin Decker, stc, 12 381 20 19.05

Nick Powell, fc, 12 344 20 17.20

Garrett Crowley, c, 12 302 19 15.89

Schuyler Thompson, pem, 12 295 19 15.53

Kyle Sorenson, cal, 11 260 17 15.29

Cullin Neeck, la, 10 265 18 14.72

Nate Skare, chat, 12 266 19 14.00

Ben Glomski, wk, 12 263 19 13.84

James Landherr, s, 10 174 19 9.16



Rebounding

The top rebounding team is PEM at 39.40 per game.

Ben Glomski, Wabasha-Kellogg senior, is your rebounding champion for this year. Glomski pulled down 231 boards in conference games, averaging 12.16 per game, for 19 games. His conference high was 24 against Fillmore Central on Feb. 8, on his home court. Also averaging double-digits was Nick Shanks, at 10.16/conference game. Shanks' high of 23 came against Cotter on Nov. 26. Nick Powell (Fillmore Central), Kyle Sorenson (Caledonia) and Alex Ruechel (Southland) round out the top five.

Player, school, grade total games avg.

Ben Glomski, wk, 12 231 19 12.16

Nick Shanks, pem, 12 193 19 10.16

Nick Powell, fc, 12 189 20 9.45

Kyle Sorenson, cal, 11 159 17 9.35

Alex Ruechel, s, 12 165 19 8.68

Jayme LaPlante, chat, 12 162 19 8.53

Talon Mercer, stc, 12 170 20 8.50

Kyle Kerrigan, c, 11 160 20 8.00

Schuyler Thompson, pem, 12 150 19 7.89

Cullin Neeck, la, 10 131 18 7.28

22. Quentin Case, fc, 12 103 20 5.15



Steals

Team best was Rushford-Peterson with 16.55 per game. For individuals with 30 or more, the lead was Cole Kingsley, Rushford-Peterson junior. His conference game high was nine, against St. Charles, Feb. 14. Brandon Jech, Dover-Eyota, was second in average, and had a game high six against Fillmore Central on Feb. 6.

Player, school, grade total games avg.

Cole Kingsley, rp, 11 65 19 3.42

Brandon Jech, de, 11 53 19 2.79

Garrett Crowley, c, 12 51 19 2.68

Austin Baab, wk, 12 51 20 2.55

Hunter Matzke, la, 12 50 20 2.50

Seth Thompson, rp, 12 50 20 2.50

Alex Vix, rp, 11 50 20 2.50

Joe Riess, de, 11 45 20 2.25

Colton Lampert, cal, 10 42 19 2.21

Logan Masters, fc, 12 44 20 2.20

19. Quentin Case, fc, 12 30 20 1.50



Assists

The top team was Caledonia with an average of 17.53 per game.

Devin Decker, St. Charles senior, is the 2013-14 TRC assist leader, averaging 5.35 apg. Combined with his points, Decker accounted for 45 percent of St. Charles' offense. His high game was eight, and he did it three times: PEM (Nov. 22), LA (Dec. 10) and LA (Jan. 31). Cole Kingsley was the assist runner-up. His PR was nine against Cotter on Feb. 3.

Player, school, grade assists games apg

Devin Decker, stc, 12 107 20 5.35

Cole Kingsley, rp, 11 96 19 5.05

Austin Baab, wk, 12 97 20 4.85

Jake Neis, chat, 12 92 19 4.84

Austin Bauer, cal, 11 78 19 4.11

Logan Masters, fc, 12 79 20 3.95

Garrett Crowley, c, 12 70 19 3.68

Ryan Wolfe, wk, 10 69 20 3.45

Nate Skare, chat, 12 64 19 3.37

Colton Lampert, cal, 10 60 19 3.16

21. Quentin Case, fc, 12 44 20 2.20



Field goal shooting

The best shooting team was Rushford-Peterson with 46.15 percent. PEM was second, 45.57 percent.

Among individuals with a minimum of 100 shots, Andy Buck is the top shooter, hitting nearly 64 percent of his shots, and he was at the top for pretty much the entire season. Seth Thompson, Rushford-Peterson senior, was second, at a touch over 60 percent. Buck didn't take many shots in a game, but what he took, he made. His best game was a nine for 10 performance against Lewiston-Altura on Jan. 31. Same was true for Thompson; he had a four-for-four game against Chatfield (Dec. 19) and a nine-for-12 game against Southland on Jan. 28.

Leading the way in field goal attempts this year is Devin Decker, 365. Also in the 300 club are Luke Anderson (315) and Nick Shanks (330). The 200 club members are Kyle Sorenson (202), Nate Skare (232), Garrett Crowley (266), Nick Powell (248), Schuyler Thompson (236) and Cullin Neeck (260). I was told there isn't a shot these guys don't like!

Player, school, grade fgm/fga %

Andy Buck, stc, 12 83/130 63.85

Seth Thompson, rp, 12 67/111 60.36

West Spier, cal, 12 82/141 58.16

Matt Schrupp, c, 12 111/197 56.35

Jayme LaPlante, chat, 12 107/190 56.32

Talon Mercer, stc, 12 107/195 54.87

Nick Shanks, pem, 12 178/330 53.94

Logan Sexton, pem, 12 67/127 52.76

Alex Vix, rp, 11 96/183 52.46

Thomas Pankonin, de, 11 56/108 51.85

Ben Glomski, wk, 12 101/197 51.27

12. Nick Powell, fc, 12 125/248 50.40

13. Carter Rindels, fc, 12 52/105 49.52

23. Collin Bennett, fc, 12 48/108 44.44



Three-point shooting

Chatfield was the top three-point shooting team, making 35.63 percent.

Among individuals who made 20 or more, Josh Forst, Cotter junior, has the best percentage, but as you can see he doesn't take many shots from outside. His best games, two-for-two against Kingsland (Dec. 13), and he made four against Caledonia (Feb. 13). Ten different players put up over 100 three-pointers in conference play, led by Charlie Krambeer's 161. Next in line was Nate Skare (140), followed by Christian Bance (135), Cullin Neeck (130), Garrett Crowley (128), Owen King (127), Luke Anderson (125), Ben Hintz (117), Josh Nord (103) and Peyton Schumacher (102).

Player, school, grade fgm/fga pct.

Josh Forst, c, 11 21/48 43.75

Josh Nord, cal, 12 45/103 43.69

Christian Bance, chat, 11 55/135 40.74

Austin Bauer, cal, 11 32/79 40.51

Nate Skare, chat, 12 55/140 39.29

Charlie Krambeer, rp, 11 62/161 38.51

Alex Vix, rp, 11 36/95 37.89

Nick Shanks, pem, 12 26/75 34.67

Luke Anderson, s, 12 43/125 34.40

Ben Hintz, de, 12 40/117 34.19



Free throw shooting

Caledonia was tops as a team in free throw shooting at 68.10 percent.

Thirty-two players attempted 40 free throws, or more, in TRC action, and made better than 60 percent of their attempts. Leading the way was Nick Shanks. His best performance was eight-for-eight, which he did twice, and both times against Dover-Eyota (Dec. 10 and Jan. 30). Eight different players had over 100 attempts in conference play, led by Luke Anderson's 153. Others included Garrett Crowley (123), Nick Powell (118), Nick Shanks (113), Alex Ruechel (113), Kyle Sorenson (107), Logan Sexton (104) and Devin Decker (102). This was a great class of shooters!

Player, school, grade ftm/fta pct.

Nick Shanks, pem, 12 97/113 85.84

Logan Masters, fc,12 72/87 82.76

Ryan Wolfe, wk, 10 49/63 77.78

Luke Anderson, s, 12 116/153 75.82

Kyle Sorenson, cal, 11 80/107 74.77

Thomas Pankonin, de, 11 66/90 73.33

Colton Lampert, cal, 10 52/72 72.22

Dayton Danielson, stc, 10 41/58 70.69

Logan Sexton, pem, 12 73/104 70.19

Jacob Merchlewitz, rp,11 28/40 70.00

16. Nick Powell, fc, 12 78/118 66.10

24. Nick Mensink, fc, 11 35/55 63.64