Detroit’s Chansey Willis Jr. wins Michigan AP D1 hoops POY

April 7, 2022 GMT

The 2021 Michigan Associated Press Division 1 boys basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 12 Michigan sportswriters.

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Player of the Year: Chansey Willis Jr., Detroit King

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First-Team All-State

Chansey Willis Jr., Detroit King, Sr.

Kyler Vanderjagt, Grand Rapids Northview, Sr.

Mehki Eillison, Flint Carman-Ainsworth, Sr.

R.J. Taylor, Grand Blanc, Jr.

Tyler Jamison, Port Huron Northern, Jr.

Kareem Rozier, Orchard Lake St. Mary’s, Sr.

Tyler Ode, Saginaw Heritage, So.

Sonny Wilson, U-D Jesuit, Jr.

JaVaughn Hannah, Orchard Lake St. Mary’s, Sr.

Michael Sulaka, Warren De La Salle, Jr.

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Coach of the Year

Gjon Djokaj, Warren De La Salle.

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Second-Team All-State

(Nominees receiving two or more votes from the 12-member panel)

Robert Davis Jr., Hamtramck, Sr.

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Trey McKenney, Orchard Lake St. Mary’s, Fr.

Scott Hughes, Kalamazoo Central, Sr.

Brady Ewing, Petoskey, Sr.

Anthony Benard, Grosse Pointe South, Jr.

Jayden Savoury, Detroit Renaissance, Fr.

Jordan Briggs, Muskegon, Jr.

Nino Smith, Warren De La Salle, Jr.

Cooper Craggs, Novi Detroit Catholic Central, Sr.

Curtis Williams, Birmingham Brother Rice, Jr.

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Honorable Mention

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Will Young, Okemos; Cooper Bright, Alpena; Bryce Radkta, Belleville; Elisha Warren, Brownstown-Woodhaven; Jalen Charity, Grand Rapids Northview; Simon Neuhaus, East Grand Rapids; Tymias Williams, Macomb Dakota; John Blackwell, Birmingham Brother Rice; Tyler Corstange, Richland Gull Lake; Grant Pikkaart, Portage Central; Nathan Louden, Richland Gull Lake; Thomas Dillard IV, Kalamazoo Central; Brandon Downs, Coldwater; Hayden Mueller, Battle Creek Lakeview; Ethan Crabtree, Coldwater; Mason Woods, East Lansing; Bryce Kurncz, DeWitt, Darius Acuff, Detroit Cass Tech; Amari Allen, Hamtramck; Tyler Hamilton, River Rouge; Juwan Maxey, Detroit Renaissance; Lance Stone, Detroit Renaissance; Calvin Thompson-Marshall, Detroit Western; Trevor Zammarron, Greenville; E.J. Ryans, Grand Rapids Northview; Ramere Draper, Wyoming; Javio Otten, Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills; Anthony Sydnor III, Muskegon; Bashir Neely, Grand Haven; Travis Ambrose, Muskegon Reeths-Puffer; T.J. Mitchelle, Stevensville Lakestore; Caron Williams, Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse; Noah Adamczyk, Bloomfield Hills; Alden Ritt, Lake Orion; Ryan Hurst, North Farmington; Xavier Thomas, Birmingham Brother Rice; Keegan Wasilk, Clarkston; Kam Mayes, Novi Detroit Catholic Central; Sam Lewis, Milford; Andrew Turnquist, Lakeland; Caleb Zurek, White Lake Lakeland; Drew Barrie, Midland; Evan Booker, Saginaw Arthur Hill; Jayden Potts, Ann Arbor Skyline; Enkidu Anthony, Ann Arbor Huron; Cal Bavineau, Dexter; Seth Logan; Fenton; Adam Jagacki, South Lyon East; Ashton Henderson, Oak Park; Nathan Steinman, Clarkston; Charles Turner, U-D Jesuit; Anthony Ribel, Traverse City Central; Carson Bourdo, Traverse City Central; Jon O’Connor, Traverse City West; Xavier Middleton, Monroe; Andrew Hollinger, Temperance-Bedford; Jack Lamancusa, Rockford; Sam Hoskin, Detroit Renaissance; Rylan Bowens, Detroit Cass Tech; Terrance Broughton, Detroit Cass Tech; Jalen Jackson, St. Clair Shores Lake Shore; Matthew Coffey, Detroit King; Zion Cooper, River Rouge; D.J. Johnson, Belleville; Hershel Marion, Hamtramck; Caden Pokorzynski, Rockford; Aaron Allen, Hamtramck; Nic Stump, Grand Haven; Harrison Sorrelle, Grand Haven; Jaxon Whitaker, Muskegon Reeths-Puffer; Reichen Lund, Linden; Ty Osborn, Flushing; Amont’e Allen-Johnson, Grand Blanc; Tae Boyd, Grand Blanc; Jacob Thompson, Sturgis; JJ Stevens, Sturgis.

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Coach

Steven Laidlaw, Oxford.

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Voting panel

Bill Broderick, Battle Creek Enquirer; Brian Calloway, Lansing State Journal; James Cook, Traverse City Record-Eagle; David Goricki, Detroit News; Steve Kaminski, Grand Rapids Press; Josh VanDyke, MLive (Muskegon); Brendan Savage, Flint Journal; George Pohly, Macomb Daily; Hugh Bernreuter, MLive (Saginaw); Greg Wickliffe, Ann Arbor News; Jason Juno, Ironwood Daily Globe; Doug Donnelly, Adrian Daily Telegram.