Jimtown's Whitman honored

Dustin Whitman

Jimtown junior shortstop Dustin Whitman was selected Thursday to the All-Northern Indiana Conference baseball first team. 

Also making the first team are Penn's Kameron Koch, Hayden Berg, Camryn Szynski, Brock Boynton and Kegan Hoskins.

New Prairie's Hunter Robinson was named the NIC MVP and his coach Mark Schellinger was picked as the Coach of the Year.

Elkhart Central's Brycen Sherwood and Patrick Yeakey were each honorable mention choices.


All-NIC Baseball 

First Team

Pitchers: Kameron Koch, Penn sr.; Hunter Robinson, New Prairie sr.

Catcher: Brady Gumpf, SB St. Joseph jr.

First baseman: Nathan Mullen, Bremen sr.

Second baseman: Hayden Berg, Penn sr.

Third baseman: Camryn Szynski, Penn jr.

Shortstop: Dustin Whitman, Jimtown jr.

Outfielders: Brock Boynton, Penn sr.; Kegan Hoskins, Penn sr.; Roman Kuntz, New Prairie sr.

Utility player: Joe Rotkis, SB St. Joseph sr.

Designated hitter: JC Turley, New Prairie jr.

Second Team (local players)

First baseman: Jeffrey Pawlik, Penn sr.

Shortstop: Kyle Kline, Penn jr.

Outfielder: Ryan Lynch, Penn jr. 

Honorable Mention (local players)

Pitcher: Brycen Sherwood, Elkhart Central sr.

Catcher: Brendon Denaway, Penn sr.

Utility player: CJ Kavadas, Penn jr.

Designated hitter: Patrick Yeakey, Elkhart Central sr.

MVP: Hunter Robinson, New Prairie sr.

Coach of the Year: Mark Schellinger, New Prairie

Final overall standings: Penn 11-1, SB St. Joseph 10-2, Mishawaka 10-2, New Prairie 9-3, SB Adams 9-3, Elkhart Central 6-6, Marian 6-6, John Glenn 5-7, Jimtown 5-7, Bremen 3-9, SB Riley 3-9, SB Clay 1-11, SB Washington 0-12

Divisional standings: North: Penn 4-1, SB St. Joseph 4-1, Mishawaka 3-2, SB Adams 2-3, Elkhart Central 2-3, SB Clay 0-5. South: New Prairie 6-0, Marian 4-2, John Glenn 4-2, Jimtown 3-3, Bremen 2-4, SB Riley 2-4, SB Washington 0-6.

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