Five Trojans earn baseball all-conference honors

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S. Becker chosen to first team

MENDOTA – Five Mendota Trojan baseball players received recognition from the Big Northern Conference by achieving all-conference honors for the 2017 season.

Junior Sam Becker was named to the first team, while seniors Cruz Figueroa and Paxton Kennedy were second-team selections. Juniors Ben Bokus and Bryson Prusator made the honorable mention list.

Mendota finished the conference season in second place with a 15-5 record. Rockford Christian, which won the league title with a 16-4 mark, also had five all-conference selections.

First Team

Sam Becker, Jr., Mendota; Nick Brigham, Sr., Rockford Lutheran; Andrew Long, So., Dixon; Zach Myers, Sr., Winnebago; Logan Pillars, Sr., Rock Falls; Dave Prisby, Sr., Rockford Christian; Brian Truitt, Sr., Rockford Christian; Jace Warkentien, Sr., Winnebago; Andrew Wilhite, Jr., Stillman Valley

Second Team

Zac Baden, Sr., North Boone; Zach Butler, Sr., Genoa-Kingston; Cruz Figueroa, Sr., Mendota; Paxton Kennedy, Sr., Mendota; Trevor Koritz, Sr., Byron; Marcus Protz, Sr., North Boone; Devrick Sayles, Sr., Dixon; Neil Thomas, Sr., Rockford Christian; Kody Velazquez, Fr., Rock Falls; Noah Wenberg, So., Stillman Valley; Caleb Ziehr, Jr., Rockford Lutheran

Honorable Mention

Ben Bokus, Jr., Mendota; Reed Butz, Sr., Rockford Lutheran; Jack Doane, Sr., Dixon; Luke Joiner, Sr., Rockford Christian; Peyton Keller, Sr., Byron; Peyton McCray, Jr., Winnebago; Britton Morris, So., North Boone; Evan Munson, Sr., Dixon; Chase Prehn, Jr., Oregon; Bryson Prusator, Jr., Mendota; Jack Riley, Jr., Stillman Valley; Bryce Sheffler, Sr., Byron; Dakota Shepard, Sr., Byron; Peyton Skeel, So., Rockford Christian; Michael Writt, Sr., Winnebago

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