Blue Devils’ Longcor, Fohey earn first-team All-Western Big 6 Conference honors


Quincy High School sophomore guard Bradley Longcor III, left, and junior forward Taylor Fohey were first-team selections for the All-Western Big 6 Conference boys and girls basketball teams, respectively. | Matt Schuckman photos

QUINCY — The Quincy High School boys basketball team’s second-place finish in the Western Big 6 Conference led to three players earning all-conference honors. Meanwhile, the QHS girls placed two players on the All-WB6 squad.

Sophomore guard Bradley Longcor III garnered first-team plaudits, while sophomore forward Keshaun Thomas was a second-team selection and junior guard Camden Brown grabbed honorable mention.

Junior forward Taylor Fohey was a first-team pick for the girls, with junior guard Leila Dade earning second-team honors.

Longcor led the Blue Devils in scoring in conference play, averaging 11.9 points. He also averaged 2.2 assists and 1.3 steals, while shooting 33.9 percent from 3-point range as Quincy went 12-2 in WB6 play.

Other first-team selections were Moline senior guard Brock Harding and senior forward Owen Freeman, United Township senior guard Bristol Lewis and Sterling junior guard Andre Klaver. Harding was named the WB6 MVP after guiding the Maroons to a 14-0 league record.

Thomas averaged 9.5 points and 4.4 rebounds in WB6 games, while shooting 59.3 percent from the field. Brown averaged 9.3 points and 3.8 rebounds and shot 91.4 percent from the free-throw line.

Fohey averaged 14.8 points and 7.9 rebounds in league play, while shooting 53.7 percent from the field and 62.3 percent from the free-throw line.

Other first-team selections were Galesburg junior guard Kiarra Kilgore, Geneseo senior forward Annie Wirth and senior guard Danielle Beach, Rock Island senior guard Kayla Rice and Alleman junior forward Clair Hulke. Kilgore was named the WB6 MVP.

Dade averaged 9.9 points and 3.0 assists per game and was the Blue Devils’ top perimeter shooter with 21 made 3-pointers.

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