Lane’s Chavka is NWAC region coach of year

03/05/2015 09:18

Lane men’s basketball coach Bruce Chavka, who led the Titans to a second-place finish in the NWAC Southern Region, was named the region’s coach of the year, the league announced Tuesday night.

Chavka led the Titans to a 10-4 record in the South Region, 18-10 overall. Lane opens the NWAC tournament against Everett (17-12), the No. 3 seed from the North Region, at 10 p.m. Saturday in Kennewick, Wash.

Lane’s Tre Clark, a 6-6 sophomore who averaged 14.4 points and 9.7 rebounds per game, was named first-team all-region and also earned a spot on the all-defensive team, and forward Dale Baker and guard Jarred Kelsey were named to the second team.