The Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond Knights baseball players claimed five spots on the Lincoln Prairie All Conference baseball teams as selected by the conference coaches. Three of the selections were unanimous.
Named First Team Pitcher unanimously was senior Clay Seal who had an outstanding season on the mound for the Knights. He had a 5-1 record with an ERA of 0.78 and a winning percentage of .833. Sophomore Dalton Vanausdoll was also chosen unanimously for First Team – Any Position and was an excellent hitter with a batting average of .486 for ALAH.
Freshman Will Hilligoss was the Knights’ third unanimous All LPC selection on the Second Team – Any Position. He led the team in hits with 23. Joining his brother on the Second Team – as a Pitcher was senior Wyatt Hilligoss who helped the team on the mound as an injury kept him out of the batter’s box.
Maddix Stirrett rounded out the Knights All LPC honors being named as a selection for Honorable Mention. The sophomore led ALAH with 13 stolen bases.
The complete list of All LPC baseball players follows.
First Team Pitcher – Clay Seal – Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond (unanimous) and Gibson Dickens-Okaw Valley.
First Team – Any Position – Braden Phillips-Arcola, Tanner Thomas – Arcola (unanimous), Dalton Vanausdoll- Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond (unanimous), Tyson Moore – Cerro Gordo Bement (unanimous), Gavin Hendrix – Cumberland, Haiden Stocks – Lutheran School Association (unanimous,) Braden Montgomery – Okaw Valley (unanimous), Aiden Williams-Okaw Valley, and Gavin Kiser-Villa Grove.
Second Team – Pitcher – Wyatt Hilligoss-Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond and Sam Bender – Villa Grove. Second Team – Any Position – Brevyn Whisman-Arcola, CarterLogue – Argenta-Oreana, Will Hilligoss – Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond (unanimous), Ty Carlson-Cerro Gordo Bement, Blake McMechan – Cumberland, Emmanuel Roughton – Lutheran School Association, Ryan Forlines – Okaw Valley, Jackson Ehlers – Tri-County (unanimous), and Luke Zimmerman-Villa Grove (unanimous).
Honorable Mention – Jayden Henson-Stice – Arcola, MJ Hall – Argenta-Oreana, Dylan Ragsdale – Argenta-Oreana, Maddix Stirrett – Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond, Trevin Magee – Cumberland, Maddox McElravy – Cumberland, Robert Holloman – Heritage, Julliyan Gray-Heritage, Brady Clodfelder-Villa Grove.
Congratulations to Clay, Dalton, Will, Wyatt, and Maddix!!!!