Bobcats selected for All-Star baseball game
Two recently-graduated Bobcat baseball players were honorably selected to play in the second annual Missouri vs. Illinois All-Star Baseball Game.
Event organizers Kevin and Aaron Peters recently announced the rosters for the 2014 Missouri vs. Illinois All-Star Baseball Game, sponsored by Benson Financial Group, Shottenkirk Toyota, and Refreshment Services Pepsi.
The game is scheduled for Saturday, July 12 at 7 p.m. (rain date July 13 at 7 p.m.) at Clemens Field in Hannibal. Gates open at 6 p.m.
Each all-star ticket is also good for entry into the Hannibal Cavemen vs. the Quincy Gems game on July 15 at 7:05 p.m.
The game will feature the top 42 seniors representing 22 high schools from Hannibal, Quincy, and the surrounding areas.
Missouri roster: Darren Feldewerth and David Goddard, Bowling Green; Brandon Berhorst, Reece Carmichael, and Tyler Niemann, Canton; Eric Hugenberg, Hannibal; Cody Wilkens and Jack Nesien, Highland; Dustin Green, Louisiana; Craig Smith, Macon; Konner Bridgman and Luke Stratton, Marion County; Ethan Anderson, Mark Twain; Grant Vollrath and Kyle Fulton, Monroe City; Brock Butler, Caleb Kizer, and Seth Brown, Palmyra; Adam Ellyson and Jared Bentley, South Shelby; Kyle Decker, Van-Far.
Missouri head coach will be Canton’s Clint Smith and assistants Andy Anderson, Dalton Baker, Tom Niemann, and Clark County’s Shaun Parker.
Illinois roster: Brady Long and Braxton Phelps, Brown County; Aaron DeRousse, Central; Isaac Whitaker Griggsville-Perry; Dalton Elliott, Illini West; Austin Coultas, Cody Hildebrand, and Tanner Stout, Payson-Seymour; Austin Allen and Dalton Butler, Pittsfield; Andrew Eilers, Andrew Hugenburg, and Alex Million, Quincy; Jordan Chapel, Tanner Zanger, and Zack Vahle, Quincy Notre Dame; Isaac Hively and Nekoda Gerding, and Josh Sally, Western; Jonah Terrell and Trevor Knipe, West Hancock.
Illinois head coach will be Central/Southeastern’s Dave Swisegood and assistants Cyle Rigg, Jordan Harris, Quincy Notre Dame’s Chris Martin, and Quincy’s Brigham John.