NIACC's Payne, Wurm earn honorable mention all-league honors

NIACC's Nick Wurm was an honorable mention all-region pick for the second straight season.
NIACC's Nick Wurm was an honorable mention all-region pick for the second straight season.

MASON CITY - NIACC sophomores Jaycob Payne and Nick Wurm both earned all-NJCAA Region XI honorable mention honors.

Wurm was also an honorable mention all-region pick as a freshman.

Payne and Wurm are the 26th and 27th all-region performers for NIACC coach Mark Mohl, who recently completed his 10th season.

Wurm averaged 16.5 points per game with 54 3-point goals. He also averaged 4.4 rebounds per game with 100 assists and 38 steals.

Payne averaged 10.4 points per game and averaged 8.0 rebounds per game, which was second in the ICCAC. Payne also had 73 assists and 30 steals.

All-NJCAA Region XI first team

Wali Parks (DMACC), soph.; Darius Lasley (Ellsworth), soph.; Tray Croft (Iowa Central), soph.; Kyle Beisch (Iowa Lakes), soph.; Dennis Joiner (Iowa Lakes), soph.; Doug Wilson (Kirkwood), fr.; Chris King (Kirkwood), soph.; Terence Shelby (Southwestern), soph.; Gatdoar Kueth (Southwestern), fr.

All-NJCAA Region XI second team

Lee Higgins (DMACC), fr.; Tristan Forsyth (Ellsworth), fr.; Dallas Bailey (Iowa Central), fr.; Streeter McIlravy (Iowa Lakes), soph.; Bailey Kale (Kirkwood), fr.; Ethan Meeker (Kirkwood), soph.; Ethan Steinbronn (Little Priest Tribal College), soph.; Alijah Thomas (Southwestern), soph.

All-NJCAA Region XI honorable mention

LJ Harris (Ellsworth), fr.; Royshawn Webb (Iowa Central), fr.; Christian Kyles (Iowa Lakes), fr.; Solomon Clayton (Iowa Lakes), fr.; Nick Wagner (Iowa Lakes), fr.; Jaycob Payne (NIACC), soph.; Nick Wurm (NIACC), soph.; Chad Moran (Southwestern), fr.

 

 

 

 

 

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