P — Jonah Smith, Sr., Mount Zion

Offensively, he set the table with a team-best .541 on-base percentage. On the mound, he went 6-1 with three saves. He had a 1.62 ERA and 70 strikeouts in 44 ⅓ innings.


Will Horve, Maroa-Forsyth

P — Will Horve, Sr., Maroa-Forsyth

The Kaskaskia-bound Horve was an ace this season. He went 6-2 with a 1.36 ERA and was voted Most Outstanding Pitcher in the Sangamo Conference. Horve struck out 69 batters in 51 innings.

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Logan Shepard, Maroa-Forsyth

C — Logan Shepard, Sr., Maroa-Forsyth

Shepard, who will continue his playing career at Benedictine, was a great defensive catcher and also hit .372 with 22 RBIs.

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Warrensburg-Latham's Logan Bledsaw

C — Logan Bledsaw, Sr., Warrensburg-Latham

Bledsaw was a team leader who had an outstanding season at the plate. He hit .396 with a .457 on-base percentage. He smacked seven doubles and two home runs to go along with 34 RBIs.

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Bradley Reynolds, Mount Zion

IF — Bradley Reynolds, Sr., Mount Zion

Reynolds led the regional champion Braves with a .419 batting average, 19 steals (he was caught just once) and 27 runs scored. He had a .509 on-base percentage.

IF — Caleb Hermann, Sr., Warrensburg-Latham

Hermann went to all fields on his way to a .467 batting average and 1.085 on-base plus slugging percentage. He had eight doubles, five triples and a home run to help lead the Cardinals to a regional title.

IF — Dayton Pate, Sr., LSA

Pate developed into a big-time run producer for the Lions, batting .368 with a 1.099 on-base plus slugging percentage. He drove in 31, and on the mound he struck out 59 in 36 innings.

IF — Kyle Goeckner, Sr., Warrensburg-Latham

Goeckner helped kick-start the Cardinals’ offense, scoring 39 runs and stealing 18 bases while batting .442 with a .495 on-base percentage. He also drove in 24 runs, had six double and four triples.

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Ezra Schaal, LSA

OF — Ezra Schaal, Sr., LSA

Schaal batted .468 with 38 runs scored and drove in 37. On the mound, he went 6-1 with 65 strikeouts in 41 ⅔ innings. “If runners were on base, he was going to drive them in,” LSA coach Erik Johansen said.

Util — Skyler Peterson, Jr., Argenta-Oreana

Peterson was dangerous in the middle of Argenta’s offense, batting .362 with nine doubles, three triples and a home run. He had an on-base plus slugging percentage of 1.023.

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Mount Zion’s Trevor Durand is the Macon County baseball player of the year.

Util — Trevor Durand, Mount Zion

Durand, the H&R Macon County Player of the Year, was the Braves’ most dangerous hitter, and one of two aces Mount Zion had on the mound. He had a team-high 1.032 on-base plus slugging percentage and 13 extra-base hits.


P — Seth Gillespey, Jr., St. Teresa

Gillespey led the Bulldogs’ regional title on the mound and at the plate.

P — Andrew Michel, MacArthur

Michel was the Generals’ top pitcher and their most consistent offensive threat.

P — Zach Pounders, Jr., Mount Zion

Pounders set a school record by not allowing an earned run in 29 innings pitched.

IF — Garrett Morrison, Sr., Argenta-Oreana

Morrison hit .357 and had a .550 on-base percentage for the Bombers.

IF — Tanner Heick, Sr., LSA

Heick had another solid year at the plate, batting .337 with seven doubles and 37 runs scored.

OF — Noah Robinson, Sr., LSA

Robinson earned a starting spot and was an on-base machine (.621 OBP).

OF — DJ Johns, Sr., Mount Zion

Johns hit three home runs and led the Braves with 28 RBIs.

OF — Daniel Chausse, Jr., Mount Zion

Chausse batted .347 and smacked six doubles and went 3-1 on the mound.

UTIL — Mike Fiala, Jr., LSA

Fiala was another outstanding bat in the Lions’ lineup, consistent and with extra-base pop.

UTIL — Kameron Boline, Sr., Maroa-Forsyth

Boline was one of the Trojans’ most consistent hitter and a regular source of extra-base hits.

UTIL — Andrew Lung, Sr., Warrensburg-Latham

Lung had extra-base pop, hitting six doubles, five triples and a home run.


Garhett Allen, Warrensburg-Latham; Braden Highly (So., OF/P), Mount Zion; Drew Johnson, Argenta-Oreana; Reis Kendrick (P), Warrensburg-Latham; Kolby Osborne, St. Teresa; Kyle Rigsby (Jr, Util)., Argenta-Oreana; Jacob Ripple, Meridian; Matt Skeffington (Sr., P/SS), Eisenhower; Brendan Taylor, Warrensburg-Latham

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