February 2, 2023

All-GWAC Baseball and Softball teams announced

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–The 2018 All-GWAC selections have recently been announced for baseball and softball in the Great West Activities Conference.

Starting with baseball, Holcomb had the most selections with seven, followed by Colby and Goodland with five and Hugoton and Ulysses had four selections, while Scott City had three. Colby and Holcomb tied for the GWAC title, and no teams made it to state this year.

For Softball, Holcomb had seven selections, while Scott City had five selections, Colby, Goodland and Ulysses had four selections and Hugoton had three. Scott City won the GWAC title for the first time, while Colby, Holcomb, Hugoton and Ulysses were in a four-way tie for second. No teams qualified for state this year.

Baseball
Pitcher
Mason Wright, Colby; Marcus Cardona & Darby Hays, Goodland; Kevin Herman, Scott City
Catcher
Tucker Branum, Colby
Infield
Zach Hart, Colby; Kaden Tichenor, Holcomb; Abraham Betance, Hugoton; Kallen Barber, Ulysses
Outfield
Wence Hendrich, Goodland; AJ Ortega, Holcomb; Zayden Littell, Hugoton; Jorge Ronquillo, Ulysses
Utility
Evan Peter, Goodland

Honorable Mention
Pitcher
JT Zerr, Colby; Brayden Goddard & Jamison Martin, Holcomb
Catcher
Dylan Graber, Ulysses
Infield
Brandt Mull, Goodland; Paden Cornelson & Jordan Ramsey, Holcomb; Aaron Hoopes & Evyan Smith, Scott City
Outfield
Marcos Baeza & Dawson Burnett, Hugoton
Utility
Gage Winger, Colby; Andrew Nagel, Ulysses

Softball
Pitcher
Sydney Faulconer, Holcomb; Meaghan McClure, Hugoton; Kaitlyn Roberts, Scott City
Catcher
Chesney McVey, Holcomb
Infield
Eboni Sapien, Holcomb; Bailey Latta & Macie Price, Scott City; Gina Ballesteros, Ulysses
Outfield
Chloe Imhoff, Colby; Jessi Duell, Goodland; Alex Brungardt, Holcomb
Utility
Kayleigh McCombs, Goodland
Designated Hitter
Taitem Ketter, Goodland

Honorable Mention
Pitcher
Brooke Drennan, Goodland
Catcher
Jersey Carney, Colby; Millyzient McClure, Hugoton; Aspyn Nix, Scott City; Jammie Martin, Ulysses
Infield
Paige Schroer, Colby; Taylor Sleep, Holcomb
Outfield
Gracelyn Rupp, Holcomb; Ashlyn Schecter, Hugoton; Nina Barker, Ulysses
Utility
Brittany Bange, Colby
Designated Hitter
Jenna Beesley, Hugoton; Gabby Martinez, Scott City; Nikki Wilken, Ulysses