Local players named to all-state team

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Four area baseball players were selected to the Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association All-State baseball team on Friday.

Purdy's Cameron Terry was honored as a first-team pitching selection, and Southwest's Tyler Ferguson earned a first-team infield nod in Class 2. Wheaton's Kyle Robbins was picked as a second-team outfielder in Class 1. Cassville's Ricky Nichols was named to the second team infield squad.

Terry, a junior, finished the season for the Eagles with a .76 ERA in 47.1 innings of work. He threw six complete games, allowed only four earned runs and struck out 55. He finished the season with a 7-1 record.

Ferguson, a senior, hit .500 for the Trojans. He scored 30 runs, with 13 doubles and five homeruns.

Robbins, a senior, helped lead the Bulldogs to a district title.

Nichols hit .486 and had 31 RBI for the Wildcats this season.

Complete results for Class 1 through 3 are listed below.

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