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Eleven L-S ball players, one coach honored in SICL (Hometown Press article)

posted Jul 28, 2017, 12:36 PM by Webmaster lynnville-sully

A number of Hawks recently learned they have garnered all-conference honors in the South Iowa Cedar League.

For the L-S baseball team, which placed first in the SICL this summer, those named to the first team all-conference are senior Tyler Van Zante (pitcher), junior Carson Dunsbergen (catcher), junior Elijah Collins (infield), and senior Caden Dunsbergen (outfield). Van Zante had a 5-4 record on the mound and struck out 64 batters. Carson D. had a fielding percentage of .975. Collins’ fielding percentage was .818, and he had the second-most hits for L-S this year with 31, including a team-high nine doubles. He also led the team in stolen bases with 21. Caden D.’s fielding percentage was .893, and he had the most hits of any Hawk with 32, including one home run.

L-S Head Coach Bob Scandridge was named the SICL Coach of the Year. Honorable mention went to juniors Josh Dunsbergen and Corbin James.

For softball, five girls earned all-conference honors from their performances during the 2017 season. Senior Brenna Lanser was named to the first team for infield with a .928 fielding percentage. She had four of the Hawks’ eight home runs this year and led the team in RBIs with 27. Sophomore Carson Fisk (infield) and senior Haley James (outfield) earned second-team all-conference honors. Fisk had a fielding percentage of .908 and a 4-2 record on the mound. She had 100 percent success stealing 19 bases. H. James had a .961 fielding percentage.

Honorable mention went to freshman Mallory Loftus and junior McKinley Conover.