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Three Cloud County Men's Basketball Players Earn All-KJCCC Honors

Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference
Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference

After helping lead the Cloud County Community College men's basketball team to their first 20-win season since the 2016-17 season, T-Bird trio Ja'Ron Briggs Jr., Cheikh Sow, and Isaiah Sy have been named to the All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Men's Basketball Teams as announced by the KJCCC offices on Thursday afternoon.

Both Briggs Jr. and Sow both earned second-team All-KJCCC honors while Sy was named to the All-KJCCC honorable mention team.

The team floor general and leader in assists for CCCC, Briggs Jr. finished the year by playing in all 32 games for the T-Birds and averaging 33.8 minutes per game which ranked second among all players in the KJCCC this season in addition to scoring 13.2 points per contest. The Kansas City, Kansas native also averaged 6.7 rebounds and 4.2 assists per contest and had 56 steals on the defensive end of the floor. In his two years with the T-Birds, Briggs Jr. scored 625 total points and had 350 rebounds to go along with 180 assists and 102 steals.

Sow was one of three players for Cloud County to appear in and start all 32 games this season averaging 12.8 points per game and a team-best 7.6 rebounds while finishing with 24 games in double-figure scoring and eight double-doubles. The Theis, Senegal native ranked third in the KJCCC with 69 total steals and had 23 blocks on the defensive end to lead the T-Birds with his rebounding numbers ranking ninth among conference players. Sow's two-year career at Cloud County finishes with 568 points, 370 rebounds, and 105 total steals.

Sy continually made an impact as the season went on for CCCC, finishing the year with 88 made three-point field goals, the second most among all players in the KJCCC. His three-point field goal percentage of 47.1 percent led all players in the conference while shooting 50.6 percent from beyond the arc in conference games, finishing with 18 games in double-figures which included a career-high 29 points in a home win over Pratt. The Marseilles, France native added 128 total rebounds and nine blocks in 26.6 minutes per contest as one of the best shooters in the league.

Cloud County finished the season with a 21-11 overall record and hosted a first-round NJCAA Region VI Tournament game for the second straight season after finishing fifth in the KJCCC with a 16-8 conference record. The 16 wins in the KJCCC is tied for the most conference wins in program history while the fifth-place finish in the conference was the best by CCCC since a fourth-place finish in the 2016-17 season when Cloud County had their last 20-win season prior to this year.