2024 Illinois Media Class announces boys' 2A All-State Teams

Tanner Jacob goes up for a shot around Pinckneyville's Ty Laur and Riley Bauersachs during the Spartans' Christie Clinic Shootout game in January. Jacob was the only Class 2A player from the area to be included on the Illinois Media's All-State list.

URBANA - The roster of players for the 2024 Illinois All-State boys basketball teams for Class 2A was made public on Wednesday. St. Joseph-Ogden's Tanner Jacob was the only Sentinel area player to earn a mention on the list.

The teams were picked via votes by Illinois Media, a group made up of sportswriters and broadcasters from different parts of the state. They selected five players for the first team and five players for the second team in each class. The players have received five points for a first-team vote and three points for a second-team vote.

The media members voting for this year's team include: Derek Bayne, WREX-TV Rockford; Josh Brown, Robinson Daily News; Jeremy Chawgo, Breese Journal; Kevin Chlum, LaSalle News-Tribune; Michael Clark, Chicago Sun-Times/Lansing News/SBLive; Jimmy Dean, WGGH radio Marion; Adam Duvall, Peoria Journal Star; Kevin Hieronymus, Bureau County Republican; Paul Hines, Mount Vernon Sentinel; John Homan, Southerm Illinoisan; Brian Hoxsey, Ottawa Times; Fred Kroner, Mahomet Daily; Randy List, Centralia Morning Sentinel; Jim Mattson, WEEK-TV Peoria/Bloomington; Dennis Mathes, Jacksonville Journal-Courier; Erich Murphy, Pontiac Daily Leader; Zach Piatt, Champaign News-Gazette; Randy Reinhardt, Bloomington Pantagraph; Matt Trowbridge, Rockford Register-Star; Matt Schuckman, Muddy River Sports; Mason Schweizer, Kankakee Daily Journal; Greg Shashack, Alton Telegraph; Steve Tappa, MC22-TV Quad Cities/QCSportsNet/Illinois Media All-State chair; Alex Wallner, Effingham Daily News; Bill Welt, Springfield State Journal-Register; Matthew Wheaton, Wheat on the Prairie; and Matt Wilson, Carlyle Union Banner.

Below are the all-staters for Class 2A.


Docker Tedeschi, Benton (6-6, Jr., PF) 100
Ryan Tucker, Byron (6-3, Sr., G) 99
Calvin "CJ" Worsham, Chicago Christ the King (6-7, Sr., F) 88
Adyn McGinley, Beecher (6-0, Sr., G) 86
EJ Horton, Chicago Phillips (6-2, Jr., G) 85


Dietrich Richardson, Peoria Manual (6-7, Jr., PG) 81
Al Brooks Jr., Chicago Noble Hansberry (6-7, Jr., F) 80
Ryan Mbouombouo, Chicago Latin (6-3, Sr., SF) 59
Paxton Giertz, Seneca (6-0, Jr., PG) 51
Christian Cummings, Rockford Christian (5-10, Jr., SG) 46


Jonah Funk, El Paso-Gridley (6-9, Jr., C) 41; Sam Donald, Columbia (6-8, Jr., G) 39; Noah LaPorte, Princeton (6-6, Jr., F) 37; Christian Bentancur, Woodstock Marian Central (6-5, Sr., F) 36; Brady Clark, Kewanee (6-3, Sr., G) 33; Jake Willems, Riverdale (6-5, Sr., G) 31; Tyler Heffren, Eureka (6-4, Sr., G/F) 29; Vontez Dent, Rockford Lutheran (6-4, Sr., G/F) 28; Isaac Hosman, Massac County (6-0, Sr., G) 28; Mason Shubert, Breese Central (6-3, Sr., PG) 24; Bryant Jenkins, Lawrenceville (6-3, Sr., SF) 22; Dion Doyle, Macomb (6-5, Sr., F) 17; Braden Kline, Alton Marquette (6-3, Sr., G) 16; Brady Ruestman, Minonk Fieldcrest (6-6, Sr., G) 15; Owen Treat, Vienna (6-2, Sr., G) 14; Ian Brantley, Piasa Southwestern (6-7, Jr., F) 10; Sebastian Hill, Macon Meridian (6-3, Sr., G) 10; TJ Seals, Johnson (6-5, Jr.) 10; Tyler Curl, Fairbury Prairie Central (6-2, Sr., G) 9; AJ Keith, Pinckneyville (6-4, Jr., SG) 9; Cameron Ande, Harrisburg (6-3, Sr., SG) 8; Landon Bull, Rockridge (6-4, Jr., F) 8; Amari Edwards, Chicago Phillips (5-9, Jr., G) 6; Garrett Gaddis, Teutopolis (Sr., G) 6; Dierre Hill, Belleville Althoff (6-0, Jr., PG/SG) 6; Tanner Jacob, St. Joseph-Ogden (6-2, Sr., G) 6; Seth Macke, Trenton Wesclin (6-6, Sr., SF) 6; Zane Schrage, Breese Central (6-5, Sr., F) 6.