Eight area players selected to IHSBCA All-District Teams

MV’s Lange, Woodbine’s Bantam land first team honors

Eight area players were named to the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association all-district teams released earlier this week.

In Class 2A, Missouri Valley’s Connor Lange was selected as a first team catcher, and Alec Fichter was named as a second team outfielder.

In Class 1A, Woodbine’s Alex Bantam earned a spot as a first team utility player.  Second team honors went to West Harrison pitcher Tyler Melby, catcher Logan King, and outfielder Nick Rife.  Woodbine’s Layne Pryor and Logan-Magnolia’s Trevor Wills collected second team utility honors.

2019 IHSBCA All-District Teams

Class 2A, Southwest Iowa District

First Team

Pitchers: Drew Peterson, Treynor, Jr.; Landon Nelson, Underwood, Jr.; A.J. Schreck, Carroll Kuemper, Sr.

Catchers: Connor Lange, Missouri Valley, Sr.; Jaxon Schumacher, Treynor, 8th.

1B: Nate McCombs, Treynor, Jr.

2B: Parker Rock, Clarinda, Jr.

SS: Nick Ravlin, Underwood, Jr.

3B: Blake Hall, Underwood, Soph.

Outfield: Kyle Christensen, Treynor, Sr.; Connor Eaton, Mount Ayr, Sr.; Drake Adair, Underwood, Sr.

Utility: Carter Bruce, Red Oak, Sr.; Kyle Berg, Carroll Kuemper, Jr.; Drew Taylor, Panorama, Soph.

Second Team

Pitchers: Cooper Neal, Clarinda, Fr.; Keelan Klommhaus, Mount Ayr, Jr.; Kaleb Smith, Tri-Center, Jr.

Catchers: Evan Taylor, Panorama, Soph.; Logan Green, Clarinda, Fr.

1B: Tyler Boothby, Underwood, Soph.

2B: Trent Kozeal, Tri-Center, Soph.

SS: Tommy Duysen, Treynor, Sr.

3B: Kristian Martens, Treynor, Jr.

Outfield: Brice Taylor, Panorama, Fr.; Will Halverson, Treynor, Jr.; Alec Fichter, Missouri Valley, Soph.

Utility: Zach Teten, Underwood, Jr.; Austin Herold, Shenandoah, Jr.; Jake Hugebeck, Carroll Kuemper, Soph.

Class 1A, Southwest Iowa District

First Team

Pitchers: Isaac Gavin, Martensdale St. Marys, Jr.; Ethan Bernard, CB St. Albert, Sr.; Brock Kyner, Southeast Warren, Sr.; Christian Cook, Coon Rapids-Bayard, Sr.

Catchers: Colby Page, Southeast Warren, Sr.; Tyler Vandewater, Nodaway Valley, Jr.

1B: Sam Porter, AHSTW, Jr.

2B: Bryce Hall, Southeast Warren, Jr.

SS: Cy Patterson, CB St. Albert, Soph.

3B: Cole Cassady, Martensdale St. Marys, Jr.;

Outfield: Carson Elbert, Martensdale St. Marys, Soph.; Lance Wright, CB St. Albert; Jr.; Mitchell Williamson, C-A-M, Sr.

Utility: Kaleb Bauer, Southeast Warren, Sr.; Alex Bantam, Woodbine, Sr.; Brennan Sefrit, Bedford, Jr.; Quentin Culbertson, Coon Rapids-Bayard, Soph.; Drew Schurke, Ar-We-Va, Sr.

Second Team

Pitchers: Cade Ticknor, C-A-M, Fr.; Tyler Melby, West Harrison, Jr.; Kade Schlepp, Coon Rapids-Bayard, Jr.; Caelen Devault, Nodaway Valley, Fr.

Catchers: Logan-King, West Harrison, Sr.; Ben Obert, Coon Rapids-Bayard, Sr.;

1B: Alex Lingle, IKM-Manning, Sr.;

2B: Cael Cassady, Martensdale St. Marys, Soph.

SS: Lane Spieker, C-A-M, Fr.

3B: Michael Evertsen, Central Decatur, Jr.

Outfield: Schuyler Schultes, Audubon, Jr.; Nick Rife, West Harrison, Jr.; Mason Merfeld, Southeast Warren, Soph.

Utility: Trevor Wills, Logan-Magnolia, Sr.; Kasey Carter, Martensdale St. Marys, Fr.; Peyton Clipperton, Coon Rapids-Bayard, Jr.; Issac Sherrill, CB St. Albert; Layne Pryor, Woodbine, Soph.

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