Polson’s Rensvold, Wilson, Whitefish’s Kastella named all-state in basketball

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Two senior members of the Polson High School boys basketball team have received Class A all-state honors.

They are: Matthew Rensvold and Tanner Wilson.

Both were also first-team selections for the Northwest Conference.

Rensvold was named the conference Most Valuable Player.

Polson coach Randy Kelley was named the Northwest Conference Coach of the Year.

Polson wrapped up play over the weekend in Butte with a third place finish at the state tournament. The Pirates posted an 18-7 mark overall.

Wilson and Rensvold were picked for the all-tournament second team along with teammate Jayden Bautista in voting by media members and tournament officials.

The other two all-state and first-team all-conference Northwest players are seniors Austin Means of Frenchtown and Derek Kastella of Whitefish.

Polson senior Jeremiah North Piegan was named to the all-conference first team.

Northwest Conference

All-State Players

Matthew Rensvold (12), Polson

Tanner Wilson (12), Polson

Austin Means (12), Frenchtown

Derek Kastella (12), Whitefish

All-Conference

First Team

Matthew Rensvold (12), Polson, MVP

Tanner Wilson (12), Polson

Austin Means (12), Frenchtown

Derek Kastella (12), Whitefish

Jeremiah North Piegan (12), Polson

Second Team

Jacob Price (12), Frenchtown

Jaydon Bautista (12), Polson

Logan Stephens (12), Columbia Falls

Ethan Pyron (11), Frenchtown

Sawyer Silliker (12), Whitefish

2017 Class A All-Tournament Team

Thursday-Saturday

Butte Civic Center

Players are listed in order of points total

First Team

Tanner Haverfield, Dillon (MVP)

Troy Anderson, Dillon

Peyton Hanser, Billings Central

Dawson Fowler, Belgrade

Jet Campbell, Billings Central

Second Team

Six players selected because of a tie for the final spot

Chrishon Dixon, Billings Central

Tanner Wilson, Polson

Jayden Bautista, Polson

Matthew Rensvold, Polson

Nate McGree, Butte Central

Darnell Left Hand, Hardin

Honorable Mention

Michael Haverfield, Dillon

Sam Johnston, Butte Central

Christian Jones, Laurel

Brock Salsbury, Belgrade

Layne Willis, Laurel

Shay Dantic, Billings Central

Shade Main, Polson

Trey Layman, Belgrade

David Evans, Hardin

Shay Osborne, Laurel

Matt Simkins, Butte Central

Carter Kearns, Hamilton

Jamey Richardson, Dillon

Virgil McCormick, Hardin

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