Jack Kaplan, of Dryden, drives past a court counterpart during a non-league basketball encounter this past winter.

DRYDEN — Dryden standout Jack Kaplan earned a spot on the honorable mention list of the BCAM’s Best Division 4 basketball players which was announced recently.

Kaplan accumulated 410 points over 21 games, an average of 19.5 points per contest, during the 2019-20 campaign.

That left Kaplan first on the Dryden squad and among those players who attained Tri-City Times All-Area first team status.

The 5-10 junior guard also grabbed 110 rebounds, registered 91 steals and handed off 61 assists.

It was his third year on Dryden’s varsity.

He finished the season as an All-North Central Thumb League Stars Division first team selection.

Kaplan is joined on the squad by:

BCAM’s Best- Johnathan Blackwell, Novi Christian Academy; Jaden Borseth, Ewen Trout Creek; Shawn Bramer, Lake Leelanau St. Mary; Sam Buckingham, Saginaw Nouvel; Blake Cassidy, Pellston; Jared Dugener, Muskegon Catholic Central; Nicholas Edington, Pickford; Nathan Emyre, Plymouth Christian; James Felton, Lansing Christian; Blake Goodman, Novi Christian Academy; Davin Hill, Dollar Bay; Brady Hunter, Gaylord St. Mary; Chase Ingersoll, Fife Lake Forest Area; Ashton Janke, Dollar Bay; Lewis Jones, Burton Genesee Christian; Nolan Julio, Marine City Cardinal Mooney; Joseph Kimmerer, Hale; Brett LaFord, Carney Nadeau; Kyle Mikolajczak, Manistee Catholic Central; Gavin Miller, Leland; Evan Neff, Kingston; Noah Rheker, Southfield Christian; Matthew Schmidt, Three Oaks River Valley; Cole Shiels, Britton Deerfield; Jake Stefanski, Frankfort; Lukas Tharp, Hillsdale Academy; Brady Titus, Wyoming Tri-Unity Christian; and Ethan Tornga, Ellsworth.

Honorable mention- Evan Akkashian, Birmingham Roeper; Taylor Bennett, Onekama; Brock Broderick, Traverse City Christian; Larry DeDalis, Marine City Cardinal Mooney; Jacob Delmotte, Britton Deerfield; Grant Gehringer, Bay City All Saints; Logan Heath, Merrill; Beau Koffman, Carney Nadeau; Wil Korbel, Three Oaks River Valley; Lennon Lange, Three Oaks River Valley; Carmelo Lindsey, Baldwin; Nathan Lott, Webberville; Michael McGrath, Clarkston Everest Collegiate; Anthony Metas, Bessemer; JJ Popp, Leland; Luke Predum, Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart; Nathan Walker, Webberville; and Zach Wentworth, Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart.

Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.