The Wabash Valley area was well represented on the All-State list recently released by the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association.
Northview High School placed Brady Shoemaker on the Honorable Mention list after he lit up opponents' pitching this season to the tune of a .530 average to go with 13 homeruns and 10 stolen bases. His play helped the Knights reach the semistate after winning three games in the sectional and then hammering Shelbyville 15-3 in a six inning contest decided via the 10-run rule.
The Knights registered a school record number of victories this season on the way to a 26-4 mark overall with eight seniors finishing off a stellar career for Northview that included a 91-25 (.784) record over their four years. The seniors included: T.J. King, Wade Thacker, Ryan Nees, Shoemaker, Shane Cooper, Shawn Hughes, Craig Trout and Michael Stuckey.
Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association
Area All-State Honorable Mentions
Brent Hicks--North Vermillion
Tyler Morgan--Riverton Parke
T.J. Amerman--Riverton Parke
Trent Dahlstrom--North Putnam
Bryan Chestnut--West Vigo