Ben Macy

Ben Macy was among the best in the NICL-West at second base. The sophomore moved up from honorable mention last year to grab a second team slot.

A season after the AGWSR Cougars tied two other teams atop the North Iowa Cedar League-West, they finished sixth. That wasn’t the goal, but as head coach Dave Showalter said all season, that’s baseball.

“Every year our goal is to compete towards a conference championship,” Showalter said. “Last year we had a lot of timely hitting and found ways to score runs when needed. This year the ball didn’t always bounce our way or get a hit when needed. Credit to our opponents, we faced a lot of good pitching and good teams. Obviously we wanted to have a better record, but I loved the way we competed all season and we were in a lot games.”

Luke Starr

Junior Luke Starr landed on the NICL-West second team for a second-straight season. He was listed with two other Cougars after a sixth-place finish in the conference.

Brody Roder

Brody Roder, a junior, made the NICL-West honor roll at catcher. It was his second time on the second team in the last two years.

FINAL CONFERENCE STANDINGS

Team Conference Record Overall Record
West Marshall 12-0 26-6
Gladbrook-Reinbeck 7-5 16-12
Grundy Center 7-5 14-13
East Marshall 5-6 11-18
South Hardin 4-6 10-10
AGWSR 4-7 5-14
BCLUW 1-11 1-16

2019 NICL-WEST ALL-CONFERENCE BASEBALL

Player Position School Grade
FIRST TEAM
Tyler Tscherter P G-R 11
Nat Markle P WM 12
Wes Hamor C EM 10
Ryan Ryerson 1B WM 10
*Cameron Bannister 2B WM 12
Kinnick Christensen SS WM 9
*Brayden Evertsen 3B WM 10
*Jake Tollefson OF WM 10
*Kaden Davis OF WM 10
Tanner Lawrence OF SH 12
Zach Jacobson UT EM 11
Brayden Sawyer UT GC 9
SECOND TEAM
Cade Spieker P SH 12
Luke Starr P AGWSR 11
Brody Roder C AGWSR 11
Josh Larsen C WM 12
Cullen Eiffler 1B GR 11
Ben Macy 2B AGWSR 10
Jack Garber SS BCLUW 12
Koty Kruse 3B BCLUW 12
Noah Gallentine OF BCLUW 10
Gabe Jones OF WM 11
Austin Knaack OF GC 12
Jackson Kiburis UT GR 12
Marshall Day UT GC 12
HONORABLE MENTION
Wyatt Benning AGWSR 10
Treye Teske BCLUW 11
Kam Hoskins EM 12
Keagan Giesking GR 10
Jensen Clapp GC 11
Colton Haley SH 12
Ben Kielman WM 10
*Unanimous selection
Outstanding player: Tyler Tscherter Gladbrook-Reinbeck
Coach of the year: Jerod Brown West Marshall

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