Decatur’s Haueisen Named Player Of Year

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity basketball teams were well-represented on the All-Bayside South Conference teams announced this week including Player of the Year honors for senior guard Drew Haueisien.

Hauseisen averaged 25 points and 15 rebounds during a season in which he was team leader for Decatur’s 13-10 team and was named Bayside Conference Player of the Year. Haueisen also collected his milestone career 1,000th point during the season. The Wicomico boys went unbeaten in conference play, earning Bayside Coach of the Year honors for legendary Butch Waller.

Joining Haueisen on the All-Bayside South Conference First Team were Christian Waters of Crisfield, Nigel Houston of Bennett, and Tawain Hardy, Antwan Wilson and Jayson Handy of Wicomico. Seahawks Da’Cameron McAfee, Theo Hobbs and Jalen Planter also received All-Bayside South honorable mention.

The Bayside South Girls’ All Conference honors were also announced this week. Bennett’s Peanut Smullen was named Player of the Year, while Parkside’s Warren White was named conference Coach of the Year.

Decatur’s Nadia Bullock was named All-Bayside South First Team. She was joined on the first team by Smullen, Amanda Ballard of Parkside, Leyanna Pettit of Wicomico and Tierra Thomas of Pocomoke. Decatur’s Mayah Garner was named All-Bayside South second team, while Sarah Engle and Jessica Janney received honorable mention.

About The Author: Shawn Soper

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Shawn Soper has been with The Dispatch since 2000. He began as a staff writer covering various local government beats and general stories. His current positions include managing editor and sports editor. Growing up in Baltimore before moving to Ocean City full time three decades ago, Soper graduated from Loch Raven High School in 1981 and from Towson University in 1985 with degrees in mass communications with a journalism concentration and history.