Englert, Kabrick selected to all-conference team

Herald File Photo by Sarah Ann Jump
In this file photo, Jasper's Jared Englert passes to Jackson Kabrick in the Wildcats earlier victory over Evansville Mater Dei. Both Englert and Kabrick were selected to the Big Eight's all-conference team thanks to their stellar play throughout the season. The two players were also instrumental in Jasper's first sectional title since 2014.

From Herald Staff Reports

The Big Eight Athletic Conference announced its all-conference selections late Tuesday evening as postseason play continues.

Two local athletes were represented as Jasper’s Jared Englert and Jackson Kabrick were both selected as all-conference selections by the coaches. Both Englert and Kabrick played a huge role in Jasper’s first sectional championship title since 2014.

Englert is currently averaging 11.7 points per game and 8.3 rebounds per game and also leads the team with 16 blocks and eight double-doubles. He was also an all-conference selection last year.

Kabrick is averaging a team best 12.9 points per game and also is Jasper’s team leader in free throws made (57), assists (79), and steals (37).

Joining Englert and Kabrick on the Big Eight all-conference squad was Boonville’s Ben Meier, Mount Carmel’s Austin Rager, Princeton’s Matt Dove, Zach Dove and Stephan Wilkerson, Vincennes Lincoln’s Isaac Lane and Washington’s Grant Niehaus and Tyson Wright.

The Wildcats will continue postseason play this Saturday as they face off against Center Grove in the Seymour regional at 10 a.m. With a win, they’d face off against either Jeffersonville or Bloomington South in the championship game at 8 p.m.

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