The Rebels ran up a 31-3 regular season record and swept through District 7-B play with an unblemished 8-0 record in claiming their seventh league title in the last 10 years.
For their efforts, the Rebels were rewarded with the top two honors on the All-District team that was recently announced by league coaches.
Todd Briley was tabbed as the Coach of the Year while Miles Prejean earned Most Valuable Player honors.
Briley, guided the Rebels to the No. 2 seed in Class B heading into postseason play and took his squad all the way to the title game where they lost to No. 1 Rapides. He has reached the playoffs every season in his 10-year coaching stint at Midland, won seven district titles and advanced to the Top 28 twice.
Prejean was a driving force in Midland’s success this season. The senior forward led the Rebels in nearly every offensive category, logging 23.2 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and five steals per game. He was a second-team All-Stater as a junior and was named the MVP of the 2010 Midland Holiday Spectacular.
Senior guard Colby Gantt joins Prejean on the first team after averaging 15 points, five rebounds and three assists this season.
Grand Lake’s Jordan Hebert, Lacassine’s Seth Kotara and Hathaway’s Dylan Augustine round out the first team selections.
Midland’s B.J. Cormier and Allen Fontenot were named to the second team.
Cormier averaged 15 points, four assists and 3.1 steals during his senior campaign. He also led the charge for the Rebels in the Top 28, scoring 30 points against Zwolle in the semifinals and 26 against Rapides in the finals.
Fontenot, who averaged nine points and four rebounds, broke loose in the semifinals with seven 3-pointers.
Cormier and Fontenot are joined on the second unit by Bell City’s Jared Guillory, Hathaway’s Ethan Fruge and Lacassine’s Brandon Poullard.
Midland’s Michael Vincent and Andrew Hains were named to the honorable mention list.
7-B Girls Team
Lacassine swept the top honors on the 7-B All-District team with Eddie Michalko earning Coach of the Year honors while Devonna Poullard was named the Most Valuable Player.
Lacassine’s Allie Melanson was also named to the first-team as well as Bell City’s Holly Guidry and Kathryn Leonards and Hathaway’s Kelsey Fontenot.
Midland’s Carissa Richard averaged 8.5 points per game and was named to the second team along with Bell City’s Ashley Chaumont, Hathaway’s Kelsey Fontenot and Lacassine’s Kayla Gaugh.
Midand’s Courtney LeJeune was named to the honorable mention list.