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The Tallmadge boys basketball team recently had its awards banquet.
Matthew Francesconi was named the Blue Devils' Offensive Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player.
He also earned first-team Suburban League American Conference honors and received honorable mention to the Division II All-Ohio team.
Francesconi earned second-team All-Northeast Inland District recognition and recently scored 10 points in the Greater Akron Basketball Coaches Association all-star game for juniors.
Francesconi also received Academic All-Ohio Conference team honors with a 3.78 grade point average during the winter.
Other awards are as follows:
• Defensive player of the year: Zach Boyd
• Most improved: Sam Seeker and Jake Rensel
• American Conference (second team): Boyd and Josh Taylor
• American Conference (honorable mention): Julius Lee