Caston’s Spin named Hoosier North MVP, joins 11 other area players on all-conference team
BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS
Sports Editor, RTC
Caston’s Joey Spin has been named Hoosier North MVP in voting done by the conference’s coaches.
Spin joins teammates Jessie Rock-Wolf, Carter See and Kade Zeider to make first-team all-Hoosier North. Sam Smith was an honorable mention all-conference pick.
In addition, seven players from conference co-champs Pioneer and six players from conference co-champs Winamac were also recognized.
Pioneer’s Caleb Sweet, Brayden Erickson, Hunter Klepinger and Wyatt Zeider made the first team, and Daniel Reyes, Tyler Gaumer and Noah Pearson made honorable mention.
Winamac’s Russell Compton, Caleb Seymour, Caleb Good and Hayden Clark made the first team, and Tyler Perry and Mitchell Bonnell made honorable mention.
No Culver players were recognized.
Spin hit .550 with a team-high 27 RBIs and nine extra-base hits at the plate. He also stole a team-high 24 bases. Spin also went 6-3 with a 3.46 ERA on the mound. In 54 ⅔ innings, he allowed 61 hits and 27 earned runs while walking 17 and striking out 63.
Pioneer, Winamac, LaVille and North Judson finished in a four-way tie for the conference title with identical 10-4 conference records. Caston went 9-5 and finished fifth. Culver went 0-14.
Jessie Rock-Wolf (Caston), Carter See (Caston), Joey Spin (Caston), Kade Zeider (Caston), Zac Rose (Knox), Brock Amidei (Knox), Lucas Plummer (LaVille), Leyton Czarnecki (LaVille), Andrew Dill (LaVille), Aldric Harper (North Judson), Owen Frasure (North Judson), Kason Sanchez (North Judson), Payton Roberts (North Judson), Caleb Sweet (Pioneer), Brayden Erickson (Pioneer), Hunter Klepinger (Pioneer), Wyatt Zeider (Pioneer), Jeremiah Farrell (Triton), Russell Compton (Winamac), Caleb Seymour (Winamac), Caleb Good (Winamac), Hayden Clark (Winamac)
Sam Smith (Caston), Quinton Frasure (North Judson), Quinn Bales (North Judson), Xavier Sanchez (North Judson), Daniel Reyes (Pioneer), Tyler Gaumer (Pioneer), Noah Pearson (Pioneer), Tyler Perry (Winamac), Mitchell Bonnell (Winamac)
Hoosier North MVP – Joey Spin (Caston)
HOOSIER NORTH BASEBALL STANDINGS
Pioneer 10-4, Winamac 10-4, LaVille 10-4, North Judson 10-4, Caston 9-5, Knox 6-8, Triton 2-12, Culver 0-14
Joey Spin Hayden Clark Hunter Klepinger