Three members of the 2012-13 Lewis-Clark State College men’s basketball team were named to the All-Frontier Conference team on Wednesday by league commissioner
Kent Paulson after balloting by conference coaches.
Senior forward P.J. Bolte was named to the All-Conference first team, and also received Sixth Man of the Year honors.
Senior forward Danny Marshall and junior guard Jacob Champoux were selected to the All-Conference second team.
The Warriors finished the regular season 26-5 and 11-4 in conference play, winning their first Frontier Conference regular season title since 2008 in the process.
LCSC will find out its national tournament fate this evening as the 32-team field is announced beginning at approximately 5:15 p.m. PST.
Bolte, from Tacoma, Wash., led the Warriors in scoring with 17.1 points per game, all off the bench, and led the team in points in 15 games during the year. He also paced the squad in rebounding at 5.9 boards per game.
Bolte was also a preseason All-Conference first team selection who shot 50 percent from the field and 80 percent from the free throw line for the Warriors.
Bolte was joined on the first team by Devin Jackson of MSU-Northern, Adam Greger of Montana Tech, Montana Western’s Jake Owsley, Jeremy Nicolas of Rocky Mountain and Jake Orchard of Westminster.
Great Falls’ Marcel Townes was voted the league Player of the Year in addition to his first team selection.
Marshall evolved into a superior defensive force for the Warriors in the post in his senior campaign, finishing second in the conference and 17th in the nation with 39 blocked shots.
The Spokane, Wash. native also averaged 9.6 points and 5.6 rebounds per game for LCSC and shot 73 percent (133-for-182) from the field for the season.
Champoux averaged 12.5 points per game for Lewis-Clark State in his first season with the Warriors since transferring from North Seattle Community College.
He finished the regular season as the nation’s top 3-point shooter, going 50-for-92 from beyond the arc for a 54.3 percent clip that led Division I.
Around the league, Montana Western’s Steve Keller was voted the Frontier Conference Coach of the Year and the Bulldogs’ Kris Castro was the Defensive Player of the Year.
Nicolas earned Newcomer of the Year honors and Carroll’s Riley King was named Freshman of the Year.
First Team All-Conference
P.J. Bolte Lewis-Clark State 6-5 Sr. F Tacoma, Wash.
Devin Jackson MSU-Northern 6-1 Sr. G Denver, Colo.
Adam Greger Montana Tech 6-6 So. G/F Florence, Mont.
Jake Owsley Montana Western 6-8 Jr. P Bozeman, Mont.
Jeremy Nicolas Rocky Mountain 6-6 Jr. F Villepinte, France
Marcel Townes University of Great Falls 6-2 Jr. G Phoenix, Ariz.
Jake Orchard Westminster College 6-4 Sr. G Salt Lake City, Utah
Second Team All-Conference
Jacob Champoux Lewis-Clark State 5-11 So. G Seattle, Wash.
Danny Marshall Lewis-Clark State 6-6 Sr. F Spokane, Wash.
Roshawn West MSU-Northern 6-0 Jr. G Seattle, Wash.
Jordan Overstreet Montana Western 6-1 So. G Three Forks, Mont.
Joel Barndt Rocky Mountain 6-9 Jr. F Billings, Mont.
James Holmes University of Great Falls 6-6 Sr. F Las Vegas, Nev