The eight members of the 2013-14 Daily Globe boys all-area squad

Taylin Bird, Fowler (17.1 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 3.0 apg)

Bird was the definite leader of the Goldbugs this season coming up with a number of big plays during their run. Bird had only two games in single digits this season while scoring 20 or more points in five contests for Fowler.


Morgan Davis, Meade (21.5 ppg, 9.9 rpg, 2.1 spg)

Davis almost recorded a season double-double for the Buffaloes as they made the state tournament for the third straight season. Davis scored in double figures in every game and had 12 double-doubles for Meade.


Christian Fischer, Cimarron (14.8 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 3.0 apg)

Fischer was a first-team all-league selection for the Bluejays leading the team in scoring, assists and steals. He also helped the Bluejays claim the Hi-Plains League tournament and co-league regular season titles.


Carson Skidmore, South Gray (18.0 ppg, 6.1 rpg, 3.0 apg)

Skidmore was the slasher to get points inside for the Rebels this season on the way to helping South Gray claim the Southern Plains-Iroquois Activities Association regular season title.


Tate Skinner, South Gray (15.1 ppg, 7.1 apg, 3.5 spg)

Skinner was the inspirational leader for the Rebels and used his three-point shooting ability and defensive tenacity to help South Gray average 65.2 points per game for the season.


Kaden Stein, Spearville (15.2 ppg, 9.0 rpg)

Stein was the inside threat for the Lancers and helped Spearville with his rebounding and taking advantage of second-chance opportunities to help his team make a surprise run in the state tournament.


Nathan Stein, Spearville (17.4 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 2.5 apg)

Stein led the team in scoring, steals and assists as the outside shooting threat for the Royal Lancers this season. Stein was a first-team Southern Plains-Iroquois Activities Association selection.


Austin Weiser, Dodge City (11.6 ppg, 2.4 apg)

Weiser was the glue that held the Red Demons together for the early part of the season and was able to maintain his role as a leader of the young squad throughout the season.


Coach -- Chris Sohm (Spearville)

Sohm directed a very young Royal Lancer squad to an overachiever by winning the Southern Plains-Iroquois Activities Association tournament after starting the season 1-3 by beating top seeds Fowler and South Gray; then reaching the Class 1A-Division I state semifinals.