2 Trojans, 1 Warrior make first team

Three members from both the Hillsboro and Marion high school baseball teams received all-league attention from the coaches of the Mid-Central Activities Associa?tion.

For the state-qualifying Trojans (17-6), Daniel Jost and Jacob Edwards were first-team selections while Jacob Fish received honorable mention.

Jost, selected at shortstop, led the Trojans in hitting with a .500 average, 36 hits, three home runs, nine doubles and 22 walks. The senior also led the team in slugging percentage (.805) and on-base percentage (.629)

Edwards was selected as an outfielder. He hit .375 and led the team with 21 RBI and six triples. The junior was second in slugging percentage (.625), on-base percentage (.521), hits (27) and doubles (6). As a pitcher, the left-hander posted a 4-2 record in seven starts with an earned-run average of 3.39.

Fish received honorable mention as a utility player. The senior, who played infield and outfield, batted .338 with 26 hits and 11 RBI.

For Marion (4-18), Brian Freuch?ting was one of two players selected as a first-team designated hitter. Adam Maag was a second-team pick in the outfield and Wil Case received honorable mention as a utility player.

2008 MCAA All-League Baseball

First team

Pitcher: Kyle Boulet, Halstead; Collin Rupp, Halstead; Brice Moore, Lyons.

Catcher: Tyler Coughenour, Wichita Collegiate.

First base: Justin Axman, Hoisington.

Second base: Eben Bitonte, Wichita Collegiate.

Shortstop: Daniel Jost, Hillsboro.

Third base: Gus Myer, Wichita, Collegiate.

Outfield: Ricky Julian, Haven; Casey Miller, Smoky Valley; Jacob Edwards, Hillsboro.

Utility: Brett Bieberle, Lyons.

Designated hitter: Dustin Mater, Hoisington; Brian Freuchting, Marion.

Second team

Pitcher: Justin Axman, Hoisington; Brennan Clark, Lyons; Eben Bitonte, Wichita Collegiate.

Catcher: None reported.

First base: Cory Hatchel, Haven.

Second base: Cody Ratcliffe, Halstead; Kody Cox, Lyons.

Shortstop: Brennan Clark, Lyons.

Third base: Weston Kennedy, Smoky Valley; Ethan Rodenberg, Halstead.

Outfield: Bryce Cornejo, Wichita Collegiate; Nick Minix, Lyons; Adam Maag, Marion.

Utility: Michael McGuire, Wichita Collegiate.

Designated hitter: Chris Santoya, Halstead; Brennan Clark, Lyons.

Honorable Mention

Pitcher: None reported.

Catcher: Carl Hickel, Hoisington.

First base: Travis Calvin, Halstead.

Second base: None reported.

Shortstop: Raphael Premoli, Haven.

Third base: None reported.

Outfield: Cooper Rowe, Wichita Collegiate; Nick Loesch, Lyons.

Utility: Jacob Fish, Hillsboro; Wil Case Marion.

Designated hitter: None reported.

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