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Mitchell and Thomas Named to 2019 Muscatine Journal All-Area Team
Mitchell and Thomas Named to 2019 Muscatine Journal All-Area Team
Eric Small
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Wapello High School had two Boys Basketball players named to the Muscatine Journal's All Area Team for 2019. Keaton Mitchell and Caden Thomas were selected as part of this year's team.  Mitchell was selected to the first team and Thomas was selected for the 2nd Team.  Both were starters for the Indians in the 2018-2019 campaign that finished with a record of 11-9 overall and 8-6 in the Southeast Iowa Superconference.  

Keaton Mitchell - 1st Team, Muscatine Journal All-Area Team

Year: Senior Height: 6-foot-7

2018-19 statistical line: 20.4 points, 11.0 rebounds, 2.6 blocks and 2.1 assists per game. Co-SEISC North Division Player of the Year.

Wapello coach Ken Spielbauer had this to say on Mitchell: “Keaton’s pretty good, I honestly don’t know of anyone better around this area. He averaged 20 on a team that averaged 47 points per game. I think he did a lot for our program and is going to do really well in college.”

Caden Thomas - 2nd Team, Muscatine Journal All-Area Team

Year: Sophomore Height: 6-foot-5

2018-19 statistical line: 9.9 points and 6.2 rebounds per game. SEISC North Division second team.

Wapello coach Ken Spielbauer had this to say on Thomas: “He had a really good year. The last half of the season he was really, really good. He’s gotten better, he’s learned how to play and I think he has a chance to be a really good player.”


Congratulations to Keaton and Caden on this outstanding honor, please help us to congratulate Keaton and Caden for their outstanding season!  

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