The Associated Press all-state high school boys basketball teams for Class 1A and Class 2A in Illinois, as voted on by a statewide panel of sports writers and broadcasters and compiled by Steve Tappa of The Moline Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus. Players received five points for a first-team vote and three points for a second-team vote. Each voter picked a five-player first team and five-player second team in each class. A player must have been named on two ballots to receive honorable mention.
Central A&M's Connor Heaton, a 6-foot-5 Junior, made First Team All-State in Class 1A. His Raiders will match up with Cissna Park today in a Class 1A State Semifinal matchup at Peoria's Carver Arena.
Cissna Parks Christian Stadeli, a 6-foot-7 senior forward, was also named First Team All-State in Class 1A.
The rest of the Class 1A All-State:
Tyriel Nelson, Providence St. Mel (6-2, Sr., G) 83
Coltin Quagliano, Kewanee Wethersfield (5-10, Soph., G) 72
Emmitt Gordon III, Madison (6-3, Sr., G) 68
Shelbyville 6-foot-4 senior guard Malcolm Miller was a Class 2A First Team All-State.
Additionally, GCMS, taking on Nashville in tonight's Class 2A State Semifinal matchup, was led this season by 6-foot-5 senior forward Ryland Hold, who made second team All-State. His teammate and Illinois football commit, Bryce Barnes, was an honorable mention.
The rest of the Class 2A First Team All-State:
Devon House, Sterling Newman (6-8, Jr., PF)
Fred Cleveland Jr., Chicago Leo (5-10, Sr., G)
DaChaun Anderson, Chicago Leo (6-7, Sr., F)
Markese Jacobs, Chicago Uplift (6-0, Sr., G)
In Class 1A, honorable mention All-State includes Nokomis 6-foot-7 forward, Carter Sabol and 6-foot senior guard from LeRoy, Nick Perry.
Class 2A Honorable mention includes Bloomington Central Catholic's Luke Yoder and Tommy Nelson, Dee-Mack 6-foot-2 guard Levi Scheurmann, Champaign St. Thomas More senior guard Riley Morris, and Jack Weber, a 6-foot-6 forward from El-Paso Gridley.