Eagles land 4 in all-state nest

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Purdy coach Joshua Hughes waves Dusty Videmschek home to score during a game this season for the Eagles. Videmschek earned First Team honors for Purdy this year in Class 2. Jared Lankford sports@monett-times.com

Purdy rewarded for quarterfinal playoff run

The final awards have been released for the Class 2 baseball players, and the Eagles of Purdy were left with plenty of reasons to smile.

Joshua Hughes skippered the Eagles to the Class 2 quarterfinal and his team secured four spots on the All-State baseball team.

Ricky Aldaba loads up to get a hit during the season for the Eagles. He was rewarded for his play with a Honorable Mention All-State nod. Jared Lankford sports@monett-times.com

For Purdy, infielder Dusty Videmschek earned First Team honors.

Pitcher Sydney Birge took home Second Team accolades. Earning Honorable Mention status was utility player Ricky Aldaba and outfielder Jonatan Salazar.

The complete list is as follows:

First Team


Chris Loida, Valle Catholic

McKaulley Stephenson, West Platte

Trey McDaniel, Greenville

Corbin Mertgen, Lincoln


Cole Wood, Valle Catholic

Trynton Tompkins, Greenville

Derek Shikles, New Bloomfield


Logan Brown, Canton

Nick Oberle, Valle Catholic

Mason Sanders, Lincoln

Dusty Videmschek, Purdy

Taner Helton, Vienna


Garrett Jaegers, Valle Catholic

Cole Brown, Marionville

Koy Smith, Canton

Josh Hodde, Van-Far


Connor Basler, Valle Catholic

Lance Logsdon, Canton

Jordan Schlueter, Concordia

Second Team


Conner Hathaway, Plato

Logan Agan, Vienna

Jake Baker, Galena

Sydney Birge, Purdy


Bryston Hooten, Crane

Peyton Morris, West Platte

Jesse Bohannon, Plato


Chet Meyer, Valle Catholic

Joel Ogletree, Norwood

Landon Bell, Seymour

Noah Niswonger, St. Vincent

Cooper Hudnut, Canton


Brett Miller, Paris

Josh Kermoade, Canton

Nick Hammann, New Bloomfield

Connor Spunaugle, Lincoln


Wiley Miller, Plato

Jacob Lasalle, Marionville

Tyler Fennewald, New Bloomfield

Honorable Mention


Quintin McCannon, Lone Jack

Clay Jensen, New Bloomfield

Aaron Head, Marionville

Seth Kuda, Russellville


Parker Hayes, Vienna

Pearson McClendon, Holcomb

Derek Stephens, Lincoln

Honorable Mention


Grant Miller, Greenville

Ayden Henry, Thayer

Laine Forrest, Paris

Spencer Greene, Mansfield

Jordan Splitter, Liberal


Jonatan Salazar, Purdy

Gage Crews, Plato

Austin Copeland, Chaffee

Jake Dorris, Greenville


Riley Halley, Iberia

Jordan Rellergert, St. Vincent

Logan Sorrell, Galena

Ricky Aldaba, Purdy

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