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Three Cats All-BRC hoops

Senior Marty Herum leads a group of three Wildcats named to the 2009-10 All-Big Rivers Conference Boys Basketball Team. Herum was named to the first team after earning honorable mention last year. Bob Burrows photo

Seniors Marty Herum and Zach Pavlichek and junior Jack Herum have all been named to the 2009-10 All-Big Rivers Conference Boys Basketball Team.

Marty Herum was named to the first team while Pavlichek made second team and Jack Herum earned honorable mention.

Marty Herum earned All-BRC honors for the second straight season after averaging 10.0 points per game for the Wildcats this year. He earned honorable mention to the team as a junior.

The rest of the first team included BRC Player of the Year Spencer Tollefson of Eau Claire Memorial, University of Wisconsin recruit Evan Anderson of Eau Claire North, Tyson Kalien of Chippewa Falls and Wally Ellenson of Rice Lake.

Pavlichek led the Wildcats in scoring this year with an average of 11.4 points per game. He is joined on the second team by Drew Frase of Eau Claire North, Jordan Vitek of Hudson, Blake Hartl of Eau Claire Memorial and C. J. Damaske of Rice Lake.

Jack Herum averaged 9.5 points for the Wildcats and joins Tyler Sonsalla and Alex Cole of Eau Claire North, Ricky Caldwell and Zac Mestelle of Eau Claire Memorial, Jared Jaquish of Chippewa Falls and Tommy Thompson of Menomonie as honorable mention.

The Wildcats finished third in the final BRC standings with a record of 8-4 (18-6 overall).

Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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