All-Valley Boys’ Basketball

Dan Monteroso

St. Clairsville

Monteroso cemented his place in St. Clairsville and Ohio Valley basketball history as he finished his stellar career in a Red Devils uniform repeating as captain of the All-Valley Big School roster.

During his senior year, the Purdue football signee led St. C to a 22-3 record and berth in the OHSSA Division II Regional Semifinal. The All-Ohioan also led the Red Devils to back-to-back OVAC Class 4A championships.

The 6-foot-3 Monteroso was named to the first team All-OVAC as well as first team All-Eastern District along with being the Eastern District Player of the Year. His 2,340 career points rank him 18th in Ohio prep history.

Mark Winters


Winters captains this year’s team after earning first-team laurels a year ago.

The 6-foot-6 senior also captained the first team All-State squad and received first team All-OVAC honors after a season where he averaged a double-double a game with a state leading 29 points and12 rebounds.

Winters will continue his basketball career at Wheeling Jesuit after he lead the Blue Eagles to a 21-5 record, an OVAC Class 3A title and an appearance in the W.Va. state tournament.

Jacob Bailey

Union Local

After earning second-team laurels a year ago, Bailey makes his debut on the All-Valley’s first team

The senior played a key role for second-year coach Vaughn Butler in the Jets offense.

A first team All-OVAC honoree, Bailey passed the 1,000-point mark for his UL career with a 32-point outing against Bellaire.

He has a school-record 136 3-pointers.

Riley Carlton

St. Clairsville

Carlton rejoins Monteroso as the only two Red Devils first teamers after the duo earned the same honors a season ago.

A 6-foot point guard, Carlton averaged 11 points a game his senior season.

He was also named an All-District 12 and All-Eastern District honoree after he battled injuries during the second part of the season.

Eric Johnson


Johnson helped revive a Bruins program that finished with a 15-8 record.

After earning honorable mention during his junior season, Johnson makes his debut on the All-Valley’s first team and also earned second team All-OVAC during his senior season.

Ryan Reinbeau

Wheeling Park

Reinbeau established himself as a deep threat this season for coach Micheal Jebbia’s Patriots.

The sophomore knocked down 40 3s and shot 38 percent from behind the arc.

The 6-foot-4 guard averaged 13 points a night and became only the 10th sophomore in Park history to average double figures.

This is Reinbeau’s debut on the All-Valley roster.

Cody Schau

Martins Ferry

Schau guided the Purple Riders to the Ohio Sweet Sixteen for the first time in 15 years, but just fell short of reaching the state tournament with a loss in the Division III regional semifinal.

A first team All-OVAC honoree, Schau joins Monteroso as the only two returning first team big school All-Valley members. He was also honored to The first-team All-Ohio Division III after scoring 27 ppg.

Periogn West


Weir High coach Mike Granato described West as the “best perimeter defender I’ve seen in years.” The Steubenville point guard led Big Red to a 17-7 record and appearances in the OVAC Class 4A championship game and the Ohio Division II sectional title game, losing both to St. Clairsville. West was also a first team All-OVAC honoree and makes his second appearance on the All-Valley roster.

Alex Young

Indian Creek

Young bounced back from injuries last season to land a spot this year’s first team.

A three-sport athlete, Young is a three-year starter for coach Joe Dunlevy’s Redskins and has won 47 games during that stretch. Young averaged 14.5 points and six rebounds a game his senior year.

Brandon Bailey

Conotton Valley

Bailey played a key role for coach Mike Fierbaugh’s team as he guided the Rockets to the first OVAC Class 1A championship in school history.

The Ohio Division IV Eastern District Player of the Year, Bailey averaged 22 points and 11 rebounds a night during his senior season in becoming the Rocket’s all-time leading scorer

Bailey returns to the first team after receiving the same honor a year ago.

Chase Harler

Wheeling Central

Despite being only in his first year of high school, Harler proved early on in the season that he was more than qualified to lead the Maroon Knights.

The 6-2 guard averaged a team-high 18 points a night and brought down nearly seven rebounds a contest.

The first team All-OVAC member helped turn around Central after a 2-7 start and guided the team to an OVAC Class 2A title and a W. Va. State Tournament berth.

Teryn Jarrett


Jarrett moves up to the first team after earning second team All-Valley laurels a season ago.

A four-year starter for the Blue Devils, Jarrett soared passed the 1,000-point mark during a season where he averaged 23 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals a night.

Jarrett also earned first team All-OVAC accolade during his senior season.

David Park

Wheeling Central

Park’s big moment came in the Sectional Championship game as he hit two free throws with only seconds remaining to send the Maroon Knights to the state tournament then had a big state quarterfinal game.

The 6-4 guard averaged 16.5 points and 7.3 rebounds a game during his junior season for the OVAC Class 2A champions.

Brett Price


Price makes his debut on this year’s first team after earning second-team honors a season ago.

The 6-2 guard averaged 19.5 points, 6.6 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game during his senior season as he helped lead the Pilots to their first regional tournament appearance in two decades.

Price was named first team All-Eastern District, third team All-Ohio and first team All-OVAC.

Shon Smith

Fort Frye

A first team Ohio Division III first team selection, Smith had an outstanding season for the Cadets.

During his senior year, Smith averaged 20 points a night on his way to totaling 459 points and had a total of 61 steals in 23 games.

Smith finished his high school career with a total of 1,277 points.

Anthony Wallace


Wallace returns to the first team after earning the same honor his sophomore year.

A standout for coach James Wallace’s Cadets, Wallace passed the 1,000-point mark his junior season with a 15-point outing against Bishop Doanhue and was also honored as a first team All-OVAC member.