Wildcats dominate All-Conference team
This year, the Cassville Wildcat baseball squad dominated the Big 8 All-Conference team. Trey Rose was named Player of the Year and head coach Kyle Wood claimed Coach of the Year honors.
Rose, a unanimous first team selection at catcher, was joined by John Cavness, a unanimous selection first team pitcher, and Ricky Nichols, a first team unanimous honoree at short stop. Kreg Meyers was named to the first team as an outfielder.
Ben Makela, pitcher, and Cavness, first base, picked up All-Conference second team awards. Cassville's Garrett Kirk was named a honorable mention.
The complete All-Conference list is as follows.
First team: Cavness, Cassville; Payton Walker, Carl Junction; and Jared Lipe, Seneca.
Second Team: Cody Lee, Mt.Vernon; Markell White, Lamar; Chase Marrs , Carl Junction; and Makala Cassville.
Honorable Mention: Aaron Patton, Monett.
First team: Cody Lee, Mt. Vernon.
Second team: Cavness, Cassville.
Honorable mention: AJ Eaves, Lamar.
First team: Austin Lenox, Aurora.
Second team: Zach Kelly, Seneca.
Honorable mention: Tripp Tucker, Lamar.
First team: Rose, Cassville.
Second team: Mac Roach, Mt. Vernon.
Honorable Mention: Kurtlin Hulett, Carl Junction.
First team: Nichols, Cassville.
Second team: Chase Johnston, Mt. Vernon.
Honorable mention: Jeff Terry, Carl Junction.
First team: Dalton Merriman, Seneca.
Second team: Nathan Skaggs, Carl Junction.
Honorable mention: Skylar Phillips, Mt. Vernon.
First team; Colten Webber, Seneca; Mars, Carl Junction and Myers, Cassville.
Second team: Braxton Graham, Seneca; Dilion Bunch, East Newton; Zane Phillips, Mt. Vernon and Payton Walker, Carl Junction.
Honorable Mention: Mark Bartlett, Lamar; Kyler Shoff, Mt. Vernon; and Kirk, Cassville.
First team: Payton Rawlins, Seneca.
Second team: JT Tucker, Lamar.
Honorable mention: Dominic Swillum, Mt. Vernon.
First team: Carlin Ballay, Monett.
Second team: Sam Swartz, East Newton.
Honorable mention: Dallas Peterson, Aurora.
Player Of Year: Rose Cassville.
Coach Of Year: Wood Cassville.