2021

Sullivan Daily Times

All-County Baseball Team

NAME, SCHOOL. POS., GRADE

Jacob Cox, Sullivan, 2B. Sr.

Drew Fuson, North Central, 3B, Jr.

Jacob Hawkins, Sullivan, OF, Soph.

Wyatt Ison, North Central, C, Soph.

Tyler Kellett, Sullivan, P, Soph.

Brennen Martin, Dugger Union, P, Jr. 

Carter McKee, Sullivan, 1B, Jr. 

Donoven McKinney, North Central, C, Jr. 

Marcus Roshel, Sullivan, SS, Fr. 

Rocco Roshel, Sullivan, OF, Jr. 

Jadyn Samm, Dugger Union, U, Sr. 

Eli Steimel, Sullivan, P, Sr.  

Kagen Taylor, North Central, OF, Fr. 

 

The Sullivan County Daily Times is proud to announce its 2021 All-County baseball team.

The squad is made up of 13 players and they are listed below in alphabetical order.

2021

Sullivan Daily Times

All-County Baseball Team

NAME, SCHOOL. POS., GRADE

Jacob Cox, Sullivan, 2B, Sr. — Cox was a starter at second base for the Golden Arrows.

He earned the Lee French Award for leadership, work ethic, sportsmanship, loyalty, enthusiasm and performance.

Cox batted .267 with 20 hits, 14 runs, 13 RBIs, three doubles and 15 stolen bases.

Cox had a .929 fielding percentage, which included playing a few games behind the plate.

 

Drew Fuson, North Central, 3B, Jr. — Fuson played third base in the sectional for the Thunderbirds.

He had 17 hits and batted .327.

Fuson contributed four runs, 15 RBIs, four doubles and one home run.

 

Jacob Hawkins, Sullivan, OF, Soph. — Hawkins was a starter in right field. He shared the team Mental Attitude Award with Isaak Osborne.

Hawkins batted .218 with 12 hits, 11 runs, eight RBIs and two doubles. He had an on base percentage of .328.

Hawkins teamed with Tyler Kellett to throw a no-hitter against Brown County.

Hawkins had a 4.68 ERA in his 16 innings on the mound. Hawkins struck out 13, walked 11 and allowed 27 hits, 11 earned runs.

 

Wyatt Ison, North Central, C, Soph. — Ison earned honorable mention on the 2021 All-Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference baseball team.

Ison, who played catcher and second base for the Thunderbirds, finished with a .260 batting average.

He contributed 13 hits, 11 runs, nine RBIs, three doubles and two triples.

He led the team with 11 stolen bases.

Ison had a .932 fielding percentage.

 

Tyler Kellett, Sullivan, P, Soph. — Kellett was second on the SHS pitching staff with 11 appearances and 40 innings. He shared the team Mental Attitude Award with Isaak Osborne.

Kellett allowed 21 earned runs, 38 hits and had a 3.68 ERA.

Kellett had 63 strikeouts and 22 walks.

On offense, Kellett hit .209 with 14 hits, 13 runs, eight RBIs and two doubles.

 

Brennen Martin, Dugger Union, P, Jr. — Martin played multiple positions for Bulldogs, including pitcher.

Martin won the Strikeout Award.

 

Carter McKee, Sullivan, 1B, Jr. — McKee batted .245 with an on-base percentage of .355.

The Sullivan first baseman collected 13 hits, seven runs, five RBIs and one double.

McKee finished with a fielding percentage of .903.

 

Donoven McKinney, North Central, C, Jr. — McKinney batted second and started at catcher for the Golden Arrows.

McKinney batted .288 with 19 hits in 66 official plate appearances.

McKinney finished with 11 runs scored, 10 RBIs, five doubles, one triple and one home run.

McKinney had a .993 fielding percentage as he made just one error in 153 total chances.

 

Marcus Roshel, Sullivan, SS, Fr. — Roshel had an immediate impact as a freshman for the Golden Arrows. Roshel collected 30 hits in 84 at bats, good for a .357 batting average.

Roshel, who started at shortstop, batted in the leadoff spot. He finished with 15 runs, 17 RBIs and four doubles.

Roshel was an All-Western Indiana Conference selection.

 

Rocco Roshel, Sullivan, OF, Jr. — Roshel batted..295 and was an Academic All-WIC selection.

The starter left fielder for the Golden Arrows collected 23 hits, 12 runs, 16 RBIs, two doubles, two triples and he stole nine bases.

Roshel had a .972 fielding percentage.

 

Jadyn Samm, Dugger Union, U, Sr. — Samm closed out his athletic career at Dugger Union on a high note.

Samm won the Silver Bat Award, Gold Glove and RBI Award while playing numerous positions, including shortstop and pitcher.

 

Eli Steimel, Sullivan, P, Sr. — Steimel was an Academic All-WIC selection.

The left-handed pitcher was the team’s MVP, offensive player of the year and pitcher of the year.

In 18 appearances, Steimel, who will be playing for Vincennes University this fall, threw 61 innings.

He allowed 53 hits and 18 earned runs with a 2.07 ERA.

He struck out 62 and walked 35.

Steimel batted .395 with 30 hits, 24 runs, 13 RBIs, 12 doubles, one triple and two home runs.

 

Kagen Taylor, North Central, OF, Fr. — Taylor finished his first season on the North Central varsity in right field.

Taylor paced the Thunderbirds with 16 hits. He batted .314.

He finished with seven runs, seven RBIs and one double.

 
 

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