Wildcats claim conference hardware

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Bowen Preddy earned First Team All-Big 8 West Division honors for Cassville this season. Chad Hayworth/Special to the Cassville Democrat

Cassville garners 5 All-Conference accolades

The Cassville baseball team showed grit this season as it fought through its ups and downs.

The hard work did not go unnoticed by opposing coaches, as five Wildcats claimed Big 8 All-Conference West Division awards for their efforts this season.

Cassville’s Zac Acheson earned all-conference honors for the Wildcats this season on the baseball diamond. Chad Hayworth/Special to the Cassville Democrat

Bowen Preddy was selected to the First Team as an infielder.

The Second Team Wildcats were Zac Acheson, pitcher; and Carson Roller, infielder.

Earning Honorable Mention were Zac Acheson, infielder; and Jarrod Wallace, catcher.

The complete list is as follows:

Player of the Year: Corey Spain, Monett

Coach of the Year: Michael Calhoun, Monett

First Team

Big 8 West Division

Pitchers

Corey Spain, Monett

Dale Slater, Monett

Izak Johnson, McDonald County

Infielders

Bowen Preddy, Cassville

Wesley Merriman, Monett

Case Tucker, Lamar

Ethan Brummett, East Newton

Outfielders

Brett Pendergraft, East Newton

Monty Mailes, Seneca

Alex Rivera, Monett

Catcher

Hunter Liveoak, East Newton

Designated Hitter

Alex Cook, Seneca

Utility

Daythen Long, Seneca

Second Team

Pitchers

Gavin Clouse, Seneca

Kaden Cook, East Newton

Zac Acheson, Cassville

Infielders

Karter Brink, Monett

Parker Wolfinbarger, Seneca

Donte Stahl, Lamar

Lane McNeley, Nevada

Outfielders

Grant Miller, Nevada

Estin McBroom, Monett

Gavin Clouse, Seneca

Catcher

Duncan Gepner, Lamar

Designated Hitter

Kameron Hopkins, McDonald County

Utility

Carson Roller, Cassville

Wyatt Hull, Lamar

Honorable Mention

Pitchers

Case Tucker, Lamar

Grant Miller, Nevada

Ethan Brummett, East Newton

Infielders

Zac Acheson, Cassville

Boston Dowd, McDonald County

Alejandro Groomer, Monett

Zeke Chiles, East Newton

Outfielders

Jayden Ast, Nevada

Elijah Nadurata, Nevada

Catcher

Jarrod Wallace, Cassville

Designated Hitter

William Daingerfield, Monett

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