Three members of Fort Scott High School's baseball team were named to the All-Southeast Kansas League baseball team earlier in the week. Per league policy, the team was not released until all of the league's schools concluded post-season play. Pittsburg lost to Mulvane in the first round of the Kansas Class 4A State Baseball Tournament last weekend.
Sophomore Jacob Durossette was the only Tiger named to the First Team. Players were not named by position but Durossette played second base and shortstop most of the time.
There were 19 players named to the First Team including Durossette, including four each from each of the tri-champions, Pittsburg, Iola, and Independence. This was the first time since baseball became a league sport in 1989 that there were tri-champs.
The four players from Pittsburg are seniors Joe Wimmer, Broc Bennett and Dylan Gromer and junior Spencer Bernhardt. The four from Iola are senors Drew Walden, Clint Heffern and Jerrik Sigg and junior Levi Ashmore. All four from Independence are seniors: T.J. Reed, Easton Julian, Zach Snodgrass and Dalton Shaffer.
Also honored were seniors Quinton Schooley and Brandon Bell of Chanute, Hunter Seibert from Labette County, James Jackson of Parsons, Trevor McLaughlin of Columbus and Nash Nelson from Coffeyville.
Senior Justin Uhler, a pitcher and outfielder, and sophomore Zach Denton, an outfielder, are Fort Scott's selections to the Honorable Mention list. They are joined by Pittsburg senior Brandon Baker and junior Nick Vacca, Iola seniors Braden Larson and Jarred Latta, Independence seniors Dustin Oliver and Shane Moore, Chanute senior Grant McMillian and sophomore Christian Wiltse, Labette County senior Tyler Burris and junior Klay Weaver, Parsons senior Joel Collins and Columbus senior Colton Stanley.