The Four Rivers Conference has announced their All-Conference baseball team with St. James earning four spots. Two players earned first team honors, while two Tigers made the second team.
Drew Bouse and Lucas Bahr were named to the first team for St. James. Bouse was a rock for St. James on the mound all season long, going 8-1 in nine starts. He pitched 45.1 innings and two complete games. The senior was the only Tiger to pitch more than 30 innings and still managed to log a stellar ERA 1.70. Bouse averaged nearly a strikeout an inning as the team's ace.
Bahr was the top run producer for St. James, driving in a team-high 20 runs. He led the team in hits with 34, doubles with nine and batting average by hitting .436. The junior struck out just six times in 87 plate appearances.
Seniors Gunnar Seams and Alex Evans earned second team honors for St. James. Seams hit .348 for St. James, driving in 17 runs. He had seven extra base hits on the season with a home run, a triple and five doubles. Seams also stole a team-high 11 bases and drew a team-high 19 walks. Evans was tied for second on the team in RBI with 18 on the season, while hitting .338. The outfielder added a pair of steals, four walks and five doubles.
Pacific outfielder Matt Strong was named the Four Rivers Conference player of the year.
Four Rivers All-Conference
Player of the year: OF Matt Strong, sr., Pacific
P Drew Bouse, sr., St. James
P Jake Fleming, sr., Union
P Garrett Juergens, jr., Sullivan
C Jordan Cowsert, jr., Pacific
C Mike Hughes, jr., St. Clair
IF Lucas Bahr, jr., St. James
IF Mike Kraus, sr., Sullivan
IF Chase Mckague, so., Hermann
IF Cody Mckinney, jr., Sullivan
OF Trevor Kelly, jr., Union
OF Chet Moeckli, jr., Hermann
OF Grant Steever, sr., Owensville
UT Mason Dodson, sr., St. Clair
C TJ Racherbaumer, fr., Hermann
IF Joey Casey, sr., Pacific
IF Jay Eichelberger, so., New Haven
IF Austin Frye, jr., Sullivan
IF Gunnar Seams, sr., St. James
OF Owen Bucheit, sr., New Haven
OF Alex Evans, sr., St. James
OF Timmy Hoffman, jr., St. Clair
OF Ryan Sauvage, sr., Pacific
UT Trevor Abernathy, so., Owensville
UT Javohntae Gates, so., Owensville
UT Braden Smith, jr., Owensville