Patriot Boys Claim UP Postseason Honors

Several members of the Westwood boys basketball were recognized at the 69th annual UPSSA basketball meeting this week.

Nathan Beckman was named Second Team all-UP while classmate Blake Hewitt earned Special Mention. Beckman, a First Team selection in both the West PAC and the MPC, averaged a team-best 13.3 points per game and connected on 37% of his three-point attempts. Hewitt turned in eight points and seven rebounds per night while shooting 44% from the floor. 

Junior big man Ty Alderton and senior defensive specialist Zach Niemi each received Honorable Mention. Alderton averaged 8.6 points per game and shot 51% from the field. Niemi, an all-defensive pick in the MPC, started all 22 games for Westwood this season. He averaged five points per night while cementing himself as the team’s top defensive option.

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