Posted at 1:00 p.m., March 23, 2015

Golden Eagles receive honors

Following a strong team showing this season, the Laramie County Community College’s men’s basketball team received individual honors for their work on the court.

Sophomore guard Spencer Svejcar was named to the All-Region IX first team, and sophomore guard Darien Fernandez was selected for All-Region IX second team. Svejcar led LCCC in scoring at with 16.1 points a game, shooting 41 percent from three-point range. Fernandez followed closely with 16 points a game, and he led LCCC in assists with 4. 8 a game. Fernandez also finished the season with 107 steals, an average of 3.3 a game, which places him third this season in the NJCAA.

For his efforts in the tournament, Fernandez was named to the Region IX All-Tournament Team. In the team’s opening round victory over Trinidad State, Fernandez nearly recorded a triple-double with 11 points, nine assists and eight rebounds in addition to five steals. In the Eagles’ quarterfinal loss to Gillette, he led the team with 18 points and added five rebounds.