Wildcats claim 6 spots on Big 8 rosters

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Cassville's Alex Dyer was one of six Wildcat baseball players named to the Big 8 All-Conference team. Chuck Nickle Special to the Cassville Democrat

Dyer earns First Team honors for Cassville

The Big 8 Conference released the lists of its best baseball players, and they contained more than a handful of familiar names.

Cassville had six athletes earn spots on the all-conference teams.

Alex Dyer collected a First Team accolade as an outfielder.

Leigh Cox was named to the Second Team as a utility player.

Alex Vanderpool, Noah Hadlow and Zane Everett earned Honorable Mention accolades.

Chase Jackson, who was hurt for much of the year, was honored with a special mention by the Big 8 coaches.

The complete all-conference list is as follows:

Player of the Year: Ethan Frack, Carl Junction

Coach of the Year: Thad Lundine, Lamar

First team

Pitcher

Tripp Tucker, Lamar

Ethan Frack, Carl Junction

Blake Spain, Monett

Catcher

Dylan Avery-Smith, Carl Junction

Infield

Ethan Frack, Carl Junction

Justice Hylton, Carl Junction

Todd Morrow, Lamar

Jordan Hall, Monett

Outfield

Cameron Witt, Monett

Payton Oehlschlager, Mt. Vernon

Alex Dyer, Cassville

Designated hitter

Sam Timmons, Lamar

Utility Player

Tanner Phipps, Lamar

Second team

Pitcher

Zac Shoemaker, Aurora

Cameron Witt, Monett

Logan Rycraft, Mt. Vernon

Catcher

Kyle McCallister, Monett

Infield

Ben Luton, Carl Junction

Sam Swartz, East Newton

Tripp Tucker, Lamar

Logan Rycraft, Mt. Vernon

Outfield

Dylan Robertson, Lamar

Zach Snodgrass, Carl Junction

Isaac Long, Monett

Designated hitter

Brock Burnett, McDonald County

Utility Player

Leigh Cox, Cassville

Honorable Mention

Pitchers

Ryan Devore, Carl Junction

Alex Vanderpool, Cassville

Trenton Mooney, Lamar

Mason Hendrix, McDonald County

Catcher

Jed Stahl, Lamar

Infield

Jesse Rhoades, Seneca

Zack Hammond, Monett

Jamie Hanke, McDonald County

Noah Hadlow, Cassville

Outfield

Lakin Harman, Lamar

Kaden Schoff, Mt. Vernon

Dylan Snow, Seneca

Designated hitter

Zane Everett, Cassville

Utility Player

Jake Wood, McDonald County

Special Mention

Chase Jackson, Cassville

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