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Iowa Newspaper Association All-State Baseball Teams chosen DES MOINES - The Iowa Newspaper Association announced its 2012 All-State Baseball selections Tuesday, selecting first, second, third teams and team captains for classes 1A, 2A, 3A, and 4A. The four seniors selected as team captains are 4A – Zach Coppola, Dowling Catholic; 3A – Tyler Peyton, Dallas CenterGrimes; 2A – Calvin Mathews, Davis County; and 1A – Austin Vaske, Bishop Garrigan. Dowling Catholic senior Zach Coppola was named the Class 4-A captain. The outfielder led his team in almost every major statistical category including batting average (.421), hits (53), runs (35), triples (2), and stolen bases (19) entering the state tournament. Coppola manned the outfield when the Maroons won the Class 4-A title in 2011. A mainstay in the Maroons lineup, Coppola has been clocked in the 90s from the outfield. He’ll play next season at South Dakota State. Tyler Peyton has been named the captain of the Class 3A All-State Baseball Team. He has used both his pitching and hitting skills to lead the top ranked team in Class 3A into the state tournament. The Dallas Center-Grimes senior entered the tourney with a pitching mark of 9-0 and he was hitting at a .469 clip. As a pitcher he had 111 strikeouts in 62 innings of work with an ERA of 0.56. The .469 batting average was tops on the team and his 35 RBI were second base on the squad. The Mustangs were 33-2 when they arrived in Des Moines for state play. Calvin Mathews, who was named captain of the 2A team, is a five-year letter winner for the Davis County Mustangs and has led the team to its third straight appearance in the Iowa State Tournament. Mathews was named the Iowa Gatorade Player of the Year in the 2011 season. In 2012, Mathews led the Mustangs to an undefeated 20-0 record in South Central Conference and a 41-1 record in the regular season. Mathews headed up the Mustang pitching staff with a 12-0 regular season record in 80-1/3 innings of work. He struck out 165 batters, walked four, and had an earned run average of 0.70. He was also an offensive threat with a batting average of .475. He had 58 hits, 11 home runs and 59 RBIs this season. Mathews will attend the University of Iowa this fall where he plans to further his baseball career with the Hawkeyes. Class 1A captain Austin Vaske compiled a stellar senior season for Bishop Garrigan, leading the Golden Bears to the state tournament for the first time since 1999. On the hill, the tall right-hander is 11-1 with three saves in 15 appearances. He has struck out 116 batters in 83 innings and has an ERA of 1.09. At the plate, Austin is currently batting .479 with 70 hits in 146 at bats, including 15 doubles, two triples and a state-leading 13 home runs. The Iowa Central recruit has scored 55 runs; drove in 62 more, walked 21 times and has a slugging percentage this summer of .877. Writers making up the selection committee were: Ross Thede, Marshalltown Times-Republican; Matt Gengler, Missouri Valley Times-News; Jim Sullivan, Waterloo Courier; Kevin White, Omaha World-Herald; Perry Bell, Knoxville JournalExpress; Ross Eberhart, DeWitt Observer; Zachary James, Grinnell Poweshiek County CR; Mike Oeffner, Harlan Newspapers; Ashley Schable, Carroll Times Herald; Mike Helle, Knoxville Journal-Express; Scott Spurgeon, Bloomfield Democrat; Kevin Kirkpatrick, Indianola Record-Herald and Tribune; Tommy Birch, Des Moines Register; Jeremy Koenigs, Mason City Globe Gazette; and Jake Calhoun, Carroll Daily Times Herald. Coach Tyler Lown, Montezuma, attended to assist with statistical information.
CLASS 4A - FIRST TEAM Position Name Pitcher Alex Hayden Pitcher Colby Sorensen Pitcher Andrew Clemen Catcher First Base Infield Infield Infield Outfield Outfield Jeff Pullen Cody Bell Nolan Lodden Kyle Carnahan Zach Little Zach Coppola Dom ThompsonWilliams
School Cedar Rapids, Kennedy North Scott, Eldridge Dowling Catholic, West Des Moines Valley, West Des Moines Cedar Rapids, Kennedy Valley, West Des Moines Marshalltown Southeast Polk Dowling Catholic, West Des Moines Sioux City East
Grade Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr.
W-L 10-2 7-0 9-0
ERA 1.06 1.01 0.87
.369 .460 .428 .457 .384 .421 .544
Outfield Utility Utility
Jason Velvick Will Gormally Matt Johnson
Cedar Rapids, Prairie Fort Dodge Ankeny
Sr. Sr. Jr.
.439 .440 .445
CLASS 4A - SECOND TEAM Pitcher Nick Belzer Pitcher Tyler Vaughn Pitcher Derek Burkamper Catcher Joel Lanning First Base Austin Stephens Infield Connor Grant Infield Reid Bonner Infield Casey Addelia Outfield Josh Jahlas Outfield Chance Tiedtke Outfield Taylor Pluim Utility Brennan Hammer Utility Josh Crosby CLASS 4A - THIRD TEAM Pitcher Jake Stolley Pitcher Colby Carmichael Pitcher Nick Appleget Catcher Kyle Coghlan First Base Tyler Votroubek Infield Brock Brade Infield Zach Scharff Infield Alex Crowl Outfield Ryan Duncan Outfield Tanner Hinkle Outfield Nick Smith Utility Collin Schulz Utility Luke VanderMaten CLASS 3A - FIRST TEAM Pitcher Alec Rash Pitcher Tyler Peyton Pitcher Kendall Hazel Catcher Jake Stenberg First Base Blaine Snitker Infield Ozzie Adams Infield Mitch Moser Infield Dynas Doud Outfield Paul Jacobson Outfield Ryan Lehmann Outfield Luke Johnson Utility Jordan Ely Utility Jake Redlinger CLASS 3A - SECOND TEAM Pitcher Jonny Frese Pitcher Eli Dunne Pitcher Chris Eckstaine Catcher Jake Thumann
Ankeny Fort Dodge Muscatine Ankeny Valley, West Des Moines Dubuque, Senior Iowa City West Pleasant Valley Cedar Rapids, Kennedy Cedar Rapids, Jefferson Sioux City East Cedar Rapids, Prairie Iowa City, City High
Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr.
8-0 9-0 8-5
1.22 2.11 1.17 .372 .392 .430 .395 .451 .456 .445 .376 .348 .467
Linn-Mar, Marion Des Moines East Cedar Rapids, Kennedy Indianola Cedar Rapids, Prairie North Scott, Eldridge Waukee Council Bluffs, Abe Lincoln Iowa City, City High Valley, West Des Moines Indianola Ottumwa Fort Dodge
Sr. Soph. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr.
7-1 8-2 8-0
1.11 2.69 1.89 .364 .429 .419 .432 .444 .413 .408 .445 .452 .415
ADM, Adel Dallas Center-Grimes Sergeant Bluff-Luton Benton Community Waukon Clear Lake Benton Community Dallas Center-Grimes Bishop Heelan, Sioux City Epworth, Western Dubuque Charles City Grinnell Washington
Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr.
5-2 8-0 10-2
1.22 0.37 .460 .526 .504 .480 .414 .489 .486 .508 .406 .382
Benton Community Grinnell Le Mars Central Clinton
Jr. Soph. Sr. Jr.
8-0 6-0 7-1
1.42 0.21 0.80 .394
First Base Infield Infield Infield Outfield Outfield Outfield Utility Utility
Trev Biery Austin Peterson Darrin Charlier Ben Bruck Gunnar Blum Tanner Truesdell Jared Kramer Schyler Kane Alec Forbes
Marion Chariton Vinton-Shellsburg Harlan Atlantic Clear Lake Dallas Center-Grimes Pella Glenwood
Jr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr.
.406 .447 .480 .376 .427 .433 .333 .409 .467
CLASS 3A - THIRD TEAM Pitcher Pitcher Pitcher Catcher First Base Infield Infield Infield Outfield Outfield Outfield Utility Utility Tyler Stolen Richard England Jacob Gleason Alec Zwanziger Robert Lyons Kolby Gleenslade Josey Jewell Mike Nicolay Elliott Duax Michael Keeran Tony Myers Cole McDonald Bryce Rose Bishop Heelan Catholic, Sioux City Centerville Pella New Hampton Denison-Schleswig Norwalk Decorah Oelwein Assumption, Davenport Clear Lake Bishop Heelan, Sioux City New Hampton Keokuk Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Fr. Sr. 8-0 10-3 6-3 1.89 1.16 2.43 .467 .396 .396 .419 .426 .377 .463 .366 10-2 2.12 .473
CLASS 2A - FIRST TEAM Pitcher Chris Halbur Pitcher Calvin Mathews Pitcher Cale Henke Catcher Lucas Jacque First Base Tommy Setterdahl Infield Nate Steger Infield Jacob Davidson Infield Kyle Whitman Outfield Jake Greco Outfield Robbie Anstoetter Outfield Jalen Henningsen Utility Josh Martsching Utility Craig Konrardy CLASS 2A - SECOND TEAM Pitcher Pitcher Pitcher Catcher First Base Infield Infield Infield Outfield Outfield Outfield Adam Noethe Jacob Hadaway Josh Turner D.J. Fulton Jackson Steinberg Mack Boothe Matt Bushbaum David Flattery Bo Bower Shane Kemp Brandon Van Zandt
Kuemper Catholic, Carroll Davis County, Bloomfield Hudson Beckman Catholic, Dyersville St. Edmond, Fort Dodge Beckman Catholic, Dyersville Davis County, Bloomfield Maquoketa Valley, Delhi North Fayette, West Union Beckman Catholic, Dyersville Alta-Aurelia Davis County, Bloomfield Columbus Catholic, Waterloo
Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr.
8-1 12-0 11-0
0.67 0.70 0.59 .360 .447 .469 .523 .523 .450 .429 .393 .504 .479
Beckman Catholic, Dyersville North Polk, Alleman Ogden Northeast, Goose Lake St. Ansgar Gilbert Osage St. Edmond, Fort Dodge West Branch Columbus Catholic, Waterloo Wilton
Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Sr.
8-0 9-0 7-3
1.85 0.00 0.53 .495 .475 .430 .490 .558 .407 .444 .403
Noah Pickard Dakotah Wolken
North Polk, Alleman East Marshall, Le Grand
CLASS 2A - THIRD TEAM Pitcher Seth Johnson Pitcher Isaac Tuttle Pitcher Hunter Blum Catcher Dalton Bryant First Base George Sehl Infield Carter Ludwig Infield Neil Marshall Infield Jacob Ricke Outfield Josey Garman Outfield Reed Smith Outfield Zach Frey Utility Mitch Haferbier Utility Ian Ross CLASS 1A - FIRST TEAM Pitcher Pitcher Pitcher Catcher First Base Infield Infield Infield Outfield Outfield Outfield Utility Utility Austin Vaske Marshall Morgan Matt Heiderscheit Jake Lewis JD Nielsen Cole Chapin Brandon Brittain Spencer Gritsch Luke Skinner Jake Adams Jordan Bahl Beau Pick Gage Reis
Ridge View Forest City East Sac County Central Lee, Donnellson Iowa City, Regina Kuemper Catholic, Carroll Alta-Aurelia East Sac County Davis County, Bloomfield North Polk, Alleman Cascade, Western Dubuque Northeast, Goose Lake Beckman Catholic, Dyersville
Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Soph. Sr. Sr. Jr.
7-1 9-3 7-3
0.93 3.33 3.42 .454 .369 .350 .398 .437 .378 .451 .431 .452 .480
Bishop Garrigan, Algona Lisbon Kee, Lansing St. Albert, Council Bluffs Martensdale-St. Marys Treynor Van Meter BGM, Brooklyn Lawton-Bronson Newman Catholic, Mason City Lisbon Remsen St. Mary’s Coon Rapids-Bayard
Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Soph. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr.
10-1 15-1 13-3
1.10 1.57 1.37 .519 .459 .459 .463 .490 .426 .491 .435 .505 .485
CLASS 1A - SECOND TEAM Pitcher Pitcher Pitcher Catcher First Base Infield Infield Infield Outfield Outfield Outfield Utility Utility Jonathon Van Beek Trent Roose Tyler Book Dylon Lower Jake Chevalier Corey Harrell Matt Skinner Zach Keith Alex Weber Brad Nauman Ben Hecker Zeb Noel Collin Thomas West Lyon, Inwood North Mahaska, New Sharon Earlham Lawton-Bronson Van Meter Twin Cedars, Bussey Lawton-Bronson Bishop Garrigan, Algona Newman Catholic, Mason City Martensdale-St. Marys St. Albert, Council Bluffs Martensdale-St. Marys Pleasantville Jr. Soph. Sr. Sr. Soph. Soph. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. 8-1 11-1 5-3 0.45 1.09 2.98 .471 .448 .528 .390 .473 .452 .475 .424 .385 .423
CLASS 1A - THIRD TEAM Pitcher Pitcher Pitcher Matt Wesselmann Otis Roby Colton Bormann Remsen St. Mary’s Twin Cedars, Bussey Preston Soph. Fr. Jr. 12-3 11-2 6-1 1.56 1.40 1.43
Catcher First Base Infield Infield Infield Outfield Outfield Outfield Utility Utility
Alex Boisjolie Zach Gibson Alec Sorensen Tyler Swenson Quin Mann Jacob Wrage Logan Crawford Karter Schult Lucas Blum Austin Daniels
Bishop Garrigan, Algona Montezuma Treynor Montezuma Logan-Magnolia North Tama, Traer Van Meter Tripoli Walnut Preston
Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Soph. Sr. Sr. Sr.
.407 .489 .470 .539 .386 .303 .429 .528 .481 .482
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