With the end of the decade coming to its conclusion tonight, it is time to announce the nominees for December Allen County Area Athletes of the Month.
Cal Leonard Leonard continues to hit baskets for the Iola Mustangs basketball team this winter. Last season, Leonard was Iolas leading scorer with 14 points per game. This year, the sharpshooter is averaging 16.8 ppg. Along with his efforts on the hardwood, Leonard signed at Washburn University to continue his baseball career at the next level.
Joel Boyce An NCAA Division I transfer from Coppin State, Boyce has settled in comfortably at Allen Community College. The guard has been deployed as the Red Devils sixth man this season. Boyce is averaging 13.7 ppg on an efficient 50.8% from the field as ACC rides a nine-game winning streak before they travel to Hutchinson Community College on Saturday.