Five members of Hillsboro’s 12-10 baseball team received all-league recognition from Central Kansas League coaches.
Brooks Gardner was selected to the first-team at third base. The junior batted .420 with 29 hits in 69 at-bats, including four home runs. He led the Trojans in RBIs with 36, and was the co-leader with Kaden Kleiner and Caleb Potucek in runs scored with 32.
Kleiner was selected second-team designated hitter. The senior batted .412 with 33 hits in 80 at-bats. He scored 32 runs and drove in 10.
Potucek, meanwhile, was picked for second-team at second base. The sophomore hit .397 with 29 hits in 73 at-bats. He scored 32 runs and drove in 11.
Also named to the second team was Jacob Funk at first base. The Trojan senior batted .311 with 23 hits in 74 at-bats. He drove in 25 runs and scored 13.
Jorge Hanschu, a junior, received honorable mention at catcher. He batted .347 with 26 hits in 75 at bats. He drove in 20 runs and scored 15.
2018 CKL All-LeagueBaseball
Pitcher: Tanner Schrag, sr., Nickerson; Kaden Evert, jr., Pratt; Alex Barger, sr., Larned; Carson Cornelius, jr., Nickerson.
Catcher: Eaton Chandler, so., Nickerson; Justin Lamatsch, sr., Pratt.
First base: James Henkle, sr., Haven.
Second base: Carson Cornelius, jr., Nickerson.
Shortstop: Tanner Schrag, jr., Nickerson.
Third base: Brooks Gardner, jr., Hillsboro.
Outfield: Josh Salazar, sr., Nickerson; Cameron Cox, jr., Hesston; Logan Waldschmidt, sr., Kingman; Landon Studer, sr., Pratt; Zach Able, sr., Smoky Valley.
Designated hitter: Hunter Huber, so., Pratt.
Utility: Travis Theis, jr., Pratt.
Pitcher: Cameron Cox, jr., Hesston; Jackson States, sr., Haven; Grant Bolen, jr., Pratt; Logan Waldschmidt, sr., Kingman.
Catcher: Miles Minges, jr., Hoisington.
First base: Jacob Funk, sr., Hillsboro.
Shortstop: Dalton Kraus, sr., Halstead.
Third base: Kolbie Schrag, sr., Nickerson.
Outfield: Haxton Smith, sr., Haven; Kaleb Jackson, jr., Nickerson; Kaden Evert, jr., Pratt.
Designated hitter: Kaden Kleiner, sr., Hillsboro.
Utility: Gage Pickering, sr., Kingman.
Pitcher: Nathan Rohling, sr., Haven; Johnny Huggard, so., Nickerson; Joe McGinnis, sr., Kingman.
Catcher: Brett Heitschmidt, sr., Smoky Valley; Jorge Hanschu, jr., Hillsboro.
First base: Wyatt Schrag, jr., Pratt.
Second base: Braxton Donovan, jr., Hoisington; Kyle Livingston, sr., Kingman; Nate Kolm, jr., Pratt.
Third base: Jackson States, sr. Haven; Grant Bolen, jr., Pratt.
Outfield: Jared Bieberle, jr., Hoisington; Nathan Rohling, sr., Haven.
Utility: Brandon Malm, fr., Smoky Valley; David Schulte, so., Halstead
Designated hitter: Wyatt Boese, sr., Haven; Austin Griffin, so., Hesston.
Central Kansas League
(Final) *League Overall
W L W L
Nickerson** – – 21 2
Pratt** – – 20 3
Haven – – 17 6
Larned – – 13 9
Kingman – – 11 9
Hillsboro – – 12 10
Hesston – – 8 13
Hoisington – – 6 15
Smoky Valley – – 6 13
Halstead – – 5 17
Lyons – – 0 21
*Not available **Qualified for state