Twelve area players garner full SICL baseball honors – Newton Daily News
Had the South Iowa Cedar League awarded a conference most valuable player, two Lynnville-Sully Hawks would have been the leading candidates for the award.
Junior Conner Maston ranked in the top 10 in six statistical pitching categories and ranked in the top 10 in 11 offensive categories.
Sophomore Corder Noun Harder also ranked in the top 10 in 11 offensive categories and he was first or second in 10 of them.
Maston and Noun Harder highlighted six Hawks in all-conference South Iowa Cedar League teams. Colfax-Mingo put four players on the team.
Maston and Noun Harder were joined by junior teammates Bryce Richards and Caleb Rea in the first team and second Lucas Sieck and senior Owen Norrish were both selected in the second team. Senior Braden Alberts and junior Reese Dunsbergen were the honorable mention picks.
Colfax-Mingo senior Cole Bracewell earned first-team honors, while second Cael Bracewell was a second-team pick. Juniors Joe Earles and Colton Edwards were the Tigerhawks’ two honorable mention selections.
Lynnville-Sully baseball head coach Scott Alberts was named SICL Coach of the Year after the Hawks won the conference title with a 15-0 record. Nine of the conference’s 15 wins have come through the rule of mercy.
Recognition of all conferences is based solely on conference game statistics.
Maston was a first-team pitcher. He was 6-0 and ranked fourth in the CLCL with a 1.78 ERA. His two saves are tied for first and he led the league with 74 strikeouts.
The six wins were second in the conference and his 35 1/3 innings pitched ranked fifth. Maston ranked fourth with a .79 WHIP and also finished with 16 walks and four hits and his opponents only hit .085 against him.
At the plate, Maston finished fifth in the league in batting average (.511) and on-base percentage (.596). His 1,000 slugging percentage is tied for second and led the CLCL with five home runs, seven doubles, 31 RBIs and 45 total bases.
Maston also tied for third with 23 runs, six hits per pitch and 23 hits. He tied for eighth with 13 stolen bases and his fielding percentage was .947.
Noun Harder was a first-team receiver. He led the CLCL with a 1.098 hitting percentage, 26 hits and 24 interceptions and tied for the league lead with three triples, 45 total bases and nine throwing touchdowns.
He ranked second in the conference with a .634 batting average, .741 OBP and 29 runs. His three homers tied for second and his four doubles tied for eighth. Noun Harder also recorded 14 RBIs and eight walks, batting only twice and committing no errors.
Richards was a first-team outfielder and ranked first in the SICL with four sacrifice flys. His four doubles tied for eighth and he finished 10th in slugging percentage with a .564.
Richards hit .333, had a .434 OBP, and finished with 18 runs, 13 hits, one triple, one homer, 15 RBI, nine walks, 22 total bases and eight steals. His fielding percentage was 0.800.
Rea earned first-team honors as a utility player. He finished tied for third in the CLCL with 19 interceptions and six hits per pitch and tied for fourth with 21 RBIs.
Rea hit .310, had a .426 OBP and a .381 slugging percentage. He finished with 14 runs, 13 hits, 21 RBI, four walks and 16 total bases and his field percentage was .909.
The Bracewell brothers were Colfax-Mingo’s top two players.
Cole Bracewell was a first-team outfielder and ranked seventh in the SICL with 27 total goals and tied for eighth with four doubles. He also batted .375, had an OBP of .455 and a slugging percentage of .562.
Cole Bracewell finished with 14 runs, 18 hits, seven interceptions, a triple, a home run and 12 RBIs and his faceoff percentage was .933.
Cael Bracewell was a second-team infielder and ranked third in the CLCL with 16 walks and tied for third with 23 points. He tied for fourth with five doubles and two home runs, ranked seventh with a .589 OBP and .676 slugging percentage, and tied for ninth with 25 total bases.
Cael Bracewell hit .378 and finished with 10 interceptions, six RBIs and three throwing touchdowns and his fielding percentage was .962.
Sieck earned second-team recognition as a pitcher. He was 5-0 and ranked sixth in the CLCL with a 1.95 ERA. His five wins tied for third, his 1.22 WHIP was eighth, and his 28 2/3 innings pitched for 10th.
Sieck struck out 30, walked 20 and hit seven batters and his opponents beat .115 on him.
Norrish hit .351, had an OBP of .509, and his slugging percentage was .459. He scored 11 runs, had 13 hits, doubled and homered, had 10 RBIs, walked 11, was hit with three pitches, stole six bases, and totaled 17 bases. His fielding percentage was 0.909.
Dunsbergen hit .244, had an OBP of .380, and his slugging percentage was .268. He finished with 10 runs, 10 hits, one double, eight RBIs, eight walks, one hit per pitch, five steals and 11 total bases. His fielding percentage was 0.928.
Alberts hit .147 with an OBP of .370. His slugging percentage was .235 and he tied for fifth in the SICL with two sacrificial bunts.
He recorded 13 runs, five hits, one double, one triple, eight RBIs, 11 walks, one hit per pitch, eight total bases and four steals. His fielding percentage was 0.964.
Earles and Edwards both hit .378 in conference.
Earles had a .472 OBP and a .422 slugging percentage. He finished with 11 runs, 17 hits, two doubles, 13 RBIs, eight walks, seven steals and 19 total goals. His fielding percentage was 0.667.
Edwards had a .511 OBP and a .405 hitting percentage. He tied for fifth with two sacrificial bunts and finished with eight runs, 14 hits, 10 walks, 15 total bases and four steals. His fielding percentage was 0.903.
Southern Iowa Cedar League
Overall team conference
Lynnville Sully 15-0 24-3
Sigourney 13-1 19-6
Keota 11-3 17-6
North Mahaska 10-5 15-8
TLV 7-8 8-10
Background music 7-8 8-14
Beautiful Plain 6-8 7-11
Iowa Valley 4-10 4-16
Colfax Mingo 3-12 4-15
English Valleys 3-11 3-17
Montezuma 1-14 1-15
Coach of the year
Scott Alberts, Lynnville-Sully
Launcher —Conner Maston, Jr., Lynnville-Sully; Bo Schmidt, Sr., Sigourney; Aidan Anderson, Jr., Keota.
Seeker — Corder Noun Harder, N/A, Lynnville-Sully; Jake Moel, Sr., BGM.
Infielder — Colton Clarahan, Sr., Keota; Cade Streigle, Sr., Sigourney; Beau Flandre, sr., English Valleys; Levi Crawford, Sr., Sigourney; Owen Cook, Jr., Montezuma.
outfielder —Bryce Richards, Jr., Lynnville-Sully; Cole Bracewell, Sr., Colfax-Mingo; Cade Molyneux, sr., Sigourney; Drake Hall, Jr., North Mahaska.
Utility — Caleb Rea, Jr., Lynnville-Sully; Jacob Maurer, Sr., BGM.
Launcher — Lucas Sieck, so., Lynnville-Sully; Nash Smith, Jr., North Mahaska; Camden Kennebeck, Jr., HLV.
Seeker — Caden Clarahan, fr., Keota; Garisin Hynick, sr., Sigourney.
Infielder — Cael Bracewell, N/A, Colfax-Mingo; Ty Moore, Sr., English Valleys; Dodge Duke, Sr., North Mahaska; Kanyon Schwab, Jr., Belle Plain; Dominic Coleman, So., BGM.
outfielder — Owen Norrish, Sr., Lynnville-Sully; Jake Moore, So., Sigourney; Nate Sampson, N/A, North Mahaska; Rhett Parrott, So., Belle Plaine.
Utility — Boston York, so., HLV; Keaton Parrott, Jr., Belle Plain.
Gold medal — Ty Shafranek, Jr., Sigourney; Kaden Hall, sr., English Valleys; Sam Terpstra, Sr., North Mahaska; Joe Irlbeck, Sr., BGM; Jack Schwenn, Jr., Belle Plaine.
Braden Alberts, Sr., Lynnville-Sully; Reese Dunsbergen, Jr., Lynnville-Sully; Joe Earles, Jr., Colfax-Mingo; Colton Edwards, Jr., Colfax-Mingo; Mason Maschmann, so., Montezuma; Shamus Keller, Jr., Montezuma; Max Phillips, Jr., Sigourney; Reid Molyneux, N/A, Sigourney; Dalton Dodd, Jr., Keota; Jaydyn Steil, sr., North Mahaska; Ben Thys, Sr., HLV; Donavin Kruse, Sr., HLV; Ty Alcott, Fr., Belle Plaine; Gavin Ward, Sr., Belle Plain; Garrett Hoyt, So., Iowa Valley; Beau Long, Jr., Iowa Valley; Taylor Landers, Sr., English Valleys; Luke Moore, So., English Valleys.