Six Hillsboro High School alumni who scored 1,000 or more points during their careers on the Tigers boys’ basketball team will be honored Jan. 31 during the annual HHS Alumni Basketball Tournament in the gymnasiums of both Hillsboro High and Hillsboro Elementary schools.
The six, who will also play in the tournament, are: Pat Alexander, Ron Benish, Brian Bruha, Don Hora, Justin Thompson, and Ted Traeder.
Tournament organizer Brian Hora will make a special presentation to the six.
Hora also announced the rosters for the 10 teams that will compete–one more than in last year’s tournament.
Teams 1-7 will compete in the Open Division; the remaining three will compete in the Legends Division.
Team 1: Ted Traeder*, 1990; Brian Bruha, Josh Kouba, 1998; Ryan Kaus, 2000; Judd Eastman, Brent Jones, 2002; Tyler Benish, Dave Dziki, 2007.
Team 2: Greg Jefferies*, Nick Hora, Sam Franke, all 2004; Tyler Garman, Ryan Jefferies, 2006; Jay Larson, Ross Donovan, Ethan Knower, 2008.
Team 3: Brock Donovan*, Drew Alexander, Kyle Benish, Paxton Burmaster, John Awowale, Tom Mlsna, Ethan Wanless, Dan Liska, all 2005.
Team 4: Justin Thompson*, Garrett Zimmerman, Pat Alexander, all 2009; John Taylor, 2012; Jake Stockwell, Nick Skala, Layne Hammer, Christopher Sake, 2013.
Team 5:Matt Nowak*, 2003; Jake Donovan, James Knower, Robert Anderson, Brandon Seeley, Dylan Burch, Trevor Bjornsen, all 2011.
Team 6: Brandon Stanek*, Grant Jefferies, Spencer Bjornsen, Matt Anderson, Daniel Benish, Dacoda Preuss, Brody Fanshaw, Charles Strait, Brock Borchardt, all 2014.
Team 7: Briar Nothaus*, Dave Crandall, Carter Clausius, Hayden Nachtigal, Kyle Thompson, Nick Hammer, James Griffin, Dustin Wallace, Nick Clark, all 2012.
Team 8: Larry Erpenbach*, Roger Fish, 1967; Steve Shaker, Daryl Burmaster, 1975; Kevin Kledehn, 1989; Brian Hora, Shawn Kuester, 1990; Mark Sullivan, 1992; Jason Skala, 1996.
Team 9: Don Hora*, 1956; Greg Zimmerman, 1980; Troy Granger, 1986; Matt Rueckheim, 1993; Tony Haworth, John Rick, 1994; Doug Nemec, Brandon Bruha, Dan Ravenscroft, 1995; Vince Sinkule, 2003.
Team 10: Ron Benish*, 1963; Dave Braithwaite, 1964; Jim Shear, 1977; Frank Revels, 1978; Phil Braithwaite, Rick Jensen, Dave Richardson, 1981; Steve Mitchell, 1988; Tim Shore, 1991.
1,000 point scorers in bold