Posted: Saturday, 01 December 2012 12:40AM

Hillcrest's Petry wins boys basketball MVP poll

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Hillcrest senior guard Austin Petry received the most votes in the O-Zone "Boys Basketball MVP" poll.  Petry is a 4-year starter for the Hornets, who will face Republic in the Republic Invitational championship Saturday at 3:30.  Parkview's Erik Durham, Willard's Chris Kendrix and Billings' Austin Essick followed and were separated by just 3 votes.

MVP Poll Results

Erik Durham, Parkview 215 Votes (14%)

Austin Essick, Billings 212 Votes (14%)
Caleb Kauffman, Weaubleau 18 Votes (1%)
Chris Kendrix, Willard 214 Votes (14%)
Juwan Morgan, Waynesville 120 Votes (8%)
Jalen Norman, Nixa 133 Votes (9%)
Austin Petry, Hillcrest 331 Votes (21%)
Austin Ruder, Nixa 177 Votes (11%)
Austin Selby, Reeds Spring 51 Votes (3%)
Shane Williams, Mt Vernon 89 Votes (6%)
  Total Votes: 1560

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