BNL’s Waggoner named All-HHC First Team

BNL’s Evan Waggoner was named First Team in the HHC by the league coaches.

By Justin Sokeland

BEDFORD – Bedford North Lawrence’s Evan Waggoner was named to the All-Hoosier Hills Conference First Team by the league coaches.

Waggoner, a senior catcher who has signed with the University of Evansville and will play in the North-South All-Star games, hit .362 with 13 doubles and 22 RBIs as the Stars finished 19-11. He also threw out 10 base stealers and picked off six runners.

Other members of the First Team included Columbus East’s Will Rieckers, Parker Harrison and Kaden Wise, Floyd Central’s Tristan Pol, Evan Goforth and Casey Sorg, Jeffersonville’s Kannon Stull and Max McEwen, Madison’s Zach Forner and Ben Orill, New Albany’s Tucker Biven and Kaden Elliott, Seymour’s Bret Perry and Jennings County’s Jacob Vogel.

BNL’s Whitt Callahan and Cole Karr earned Honorable Mention status. Callahan hit .301 with team highs of 5 home runs and 35 RBIs. Karr hit .372 with 24 RBIs and went 5-3 on the mound with a 2.46 ERA.

Jeffersonville’s Derek Ellis was named Coach of the Year.