Dayton’s Santos, Ply honored
Dayton High coach Jason Santos was named 3A Coach of the Year and J.J. Ply received first-team honors in boys basketball.
The awards were announced at the recent team banquet.
Santos guided the Dust Devils to a 7-16 overall record (6-10 in league), and the Dust Devils reached the playoffs for the first since the 2011-12 season.
Ply led the 3A in free throws (140) and double-doubles (11). He averaged 18.8 a game.
Trevor Burrows and Chase Peterson were honorable mention picks. Burrows averaged 11.4 a game and 4.6 rebounds a contest. Peterson averaged 4.8 assists per game. Peterson and Burrows also received all-state academic honors.