SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s baseball team announced its award winners for the season recently. The Wildcats finished tied for the Three Rivers Conference title in 2016 and posted a 22-7 record.
Riley Anderson, Garrett Cokl, Tanner Gaff, Garrett Smiley, Hunter Sroufe, Alex Bechtold, Drew Bradford, Ryan Day, Landen Goff, Zach Hewitt, Alex Robbins, Austin Hollowell, Robby Owsley, River West and Spencer Sroufe.
Auston Cramer, Brandon Fugate, Jared Francis, Cory Hersha, Bailey Platt, Christian Carnegie, Kyle Knutson, Jacob Kraemer, Brayden Moore, Zakk Neer and Nathan Smith.
Plaque Award Winners
Most Valuable Player – Tanner Gaff
Most Improved Player – Alex Bechtold & Zach Hewitt
Mental Attitude Award – Garrett Smiley
Coach’s Award – Hunter Sroufe & Drew Bradford
Cy Young Award (Best Pitcher) – Tanner Gaff
Silver Slugger (Best Hitter) – Tanner Gaff
Gold Glove (Best Fielder) – Landen Goff
Drew Bradford – Pitcher (3-1 Record, 1 Save, 1.60 ERA)
Tanner Gaff – Infield (.505 Ave, 12 Doubles, 5 Home Runs, 31 RBI, and 16 Stolen Bases)
Hunter Sroufe – Infield (.322 Ave, 6 Doubles, 3 Home Runs, 26 RBI)
Alex Bechtold – Outfield (.417 Ave, 6 Doubles, 5 Triples, 28 RBI, and 11 Stolen Bases)
Garrett Smiley – Outfield (.333 Ave, 6 Doubles, 4 Home Runs, 33 RBI, and 15 Stolen Bases)
Zach Hewitt – Catcher (.329 Ave, 3 Doubles, 10 RBI)
Landen Goff (.308 Ave, 8 Doubles, 2 Home Runs, 24 RBI, and 11 Stolen Bases)
Riley Anderson (.316, 3 Doubles, 21 RBI)