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Fred Thatch - MaxPreps All-American

By Chris Pobst, 06/17/16, 11:45AM CDT


Sikeston's Fred Thatch named to MaxPreps All-American Sophomore team

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Chris Pobst ~ Standard Democrat

In this Feb. 1, 2015 file photo, Sikeston's Fred Thatch drives past Farmington's Tycen Gray at the Sikeston Field House.
(David Jenkins/Standard Democrat)
Sikeston's Fred Thatch was named to the 2015-16 MaxPreps Boys Basketball Sophomore All-American second team Wednesday after a stellar year for the Bulldogs.


Thatch, the 6-2, 200-pound guard, was the Missouri Class 4 Player of the Year according to the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association after averaging 20.7 points, 10 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 2.5 steals. He's also a Top-10 finalist for the 2016 Semoball Awards Basketball Player of the Year.

He led Sikeston to a 28-3 record and a fourth-place finish at this year's Class 4 Show-Me Showdown in Columbia, Mo.

Romeo Langford from New Albany, Ind., was named the National Sophomore of the Year.

Selections to the all-sophomore team are based on team success, individual production and local, regional and state honors.

Jordan Brown, Woodcreek (Roseville, Calif.)
Romeo Langford, New Albany (Ind.)*
Gerald Liddell, Steele (Cibolo, Texas)
Khavon Moore, Westside (Macon, Ga.)
Ja'Vonte Smart, Scotlandville (Baton Rouge, La.)
* National Sophomore of the Year

Jordan McCabe, Kaukauna (Wis.)
Immanuel Quickley, John Carroll (Bel Air, Md.)
David Singleton, Bishop Montgomery (Torrance, Calif.)
Fred Thatch, Sikeston (Mo.)
Robert Woodard, Columbus (Miss.)

Joey Hauser, Stevens Point (Wis.)
Brandon Johns, East Lansing (Mich.)
James Lewis, Westlake (Atlanta, Ga.)
Foster Loyer, Clarkston (Mich.)
Brian White, Natchitoches Central (Natchitoches, La.)

Riley Battin, Oak Park (Calif.)
Rechon Black, Concord (N.C.)
Kiyon Boyd, H.D. Woodson (Washington, D.C.)
Robby Carmody, Mars (Pa.)
Isaac Chatman, Cordova (Ala.)
Kendric Davis, Houston Math Science & Tech (Houston, Texas)
Silvio de Sousa, Montverde Academy (Fla.)
Tim Finke, Champaign Central (Champaign, Ill.)
Darius Garland, Brentwood Academy (Brentwood, Tenn.)
Kamaka Hepa, Barrow (Alaska)
Terrance Moss, Memphis East (Memphis, Tenn.)
Luther Muhammad, Hudson Catholic (Jersey City, N.J.)
Courtney Ramey, Webster Groves (Mo.)
Simisola Shittu, Montverde Academy (Fla.)
Zion Williamson, Spartanburg Day (Spartanburg, S.C.)