Marquette Catholic senior guard Shandon Boone was recently granted a prodigious honor.
Boone, a 5-foot-8 guard for the Explorers, was named to the card at the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association all-star event on June 10-11 in Pontiac. Boone will play in the IBCA South all-star game.
The leading scorer for Marquette this season, Boone was also recently named honorable mention Class 2A all-state along with Roxana senior Trace Gentry.
The Explorers finished 21-10 and reached the 2A Pinckneyville Sectional semifinals where they lost 38-34 to Breese Central on March 1. Central's Logan Kohrmann will also be a participant in the IBCA South all-star game.
The remainder of the players in the south game are: Matt Wending of Athens, Brett Mette of Teutopolis, Clayton Houghland of Pinckneyville, David Holden of Greenville, Colin Schlagle of West Central, Nick Bates of Tuscola, Ross Owens of Woodlawn, Brant Cochran of Lawrenceville, Jaydon Jefferson of Westville, Kollin Seaman of Arcola, Manning Plater of Rushville, Reed Wofmeyer of Liberty and Zach Fisher of Monticello.