Nevada’s Sanderson named Big 8 West Player of the Year

NEVADA, Mo. – Nevada High School senior Case Sanderson is the Big 8 West baseball Player of the Year – earning 1st team All-Conference honors as both a pitcher and outfielder.

Sanderson did a bit of everything for Nevada this season.

On the mound, Sanderson finished the season with a 5-2 record, allowing just 6 total runs in 41 innings pitched. He finished with a 1.02 ERA and struck out 72 batters in those 41 innings. At the plate, the Nebraska commit hit for a .516 average with 14 doubles and 4 triples. He was also able to draw 23 walks.

Below is the complete list of All-Big 8 West baseball honorees.

Player of the Year – Case Sanderson (Nevada)

Coach of the Year – Kevin Burgi (McDonald County)

1st Team (*-Unanimous Selection)

P Levi Helm (McDonald County)*

P Case Sanderson (Nevada)*

P Marcus Young (Monett)*

C Cole Martin (McDonald County)

INF Cross Dowd (McDonald County)*

INF Eli Cheaney (Nevada)*

INF Robert Lawrence (Lamar)

INF Kade Johnson (Seneca)

UTI Drake Ketterman (Nevada)

OF Isaac Behm (McDonald County)*

OF Case Sanderson (Nevada)*

OF Mason Gastel (Lamar)

DH Logan Marquardt (Nevada)

2nd Team

P Weston Gordon (McDonald County)

P Kartman Highley (Nevada)

P Ryan Davis (Lamar)

C Cade Beshore (Nevada)

INF Kolt Walters (East Newton)

INF Jason Garner (Monett)

INF Caden Klumpp (Nevada)

INF Ty Willhite (Lamar)

UTI Destyn Dowd (McDonald County)

UTI Corey Thomas (Cassville)

OF Levi Helm (McDonald County)

OF Josh Wallace (Monett)

OF Easton Schrader (East Newton)

DH Tim Hudson (Cassville)

Honorable Mention

P Cross Dowd (McDonald County)

P Evan Butler (Cassville)

P Eli Cheaney (Nevada)

C Ty Bowman (East Newton)

INF Jimmy Hearod (Lamar)

INF Hagen Ginger (Seneca)

INF Keaton Shellenberger (Cassville)

INF Evan Butler (Cassville)

UTI Daniel Geiss (Monett)

OF Conner Ackerson (Seneca)

OF Tyler Ansley (Lamar)

OF Will Eichelberger (East Newton)

DH Colton Ruddick (McDonald County)

Special Mention

Mason Hailey (East Newton)

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