WOAC 2024 Baseball All-Tournament Team selections & final standings

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The Dixie Boys finished at the top of the league in baseball in 2024 at 9-1. (Dale Barger photo) 

NEW LEBANON – The WOAC announces the Baseball All-Tournament Team selections.

FIRST TEAM ALL-WOAC
Trevor Hemmerich  Ansonia
Keegen Weiss  Ansonia
Regan Christ   Arcanum
Lucas Miller   Arcanum
Tucker Miller   Bradford
Landon Wills   Bradford
Kole Huffman   Dixie
Cole Johnson   Dixie
Carson Sexton  Dixie
Chase Stebbins  Franklin Monroe
Cooper Smith   National Trail
Jamison Watts  National Trail
Ty Schauer   Newton
Austin Tippie   Newton
Parker Overcash  Tri-County North

SECOND TEAM ALL-WOAC
Landyn Bowman  Ansonia
Ethan Kearney  Arcanum
Owen Canan   Bradford
Trey Schmelzer  Bradford
Garrett Trevino  Bradford
Caleb Johnson  Dixie
Dillon Phillips   Dixie
Cooper Lee   National Trail
Brady Downing  Newton
Kaid Runyon   Preble Shawnee
Gavin Schmidt  Preble Shawnee
Payton Fannin  Tri-County North
Lane Bierly   Tri-Village
Kaeden Lipps   Tri-Village
Dustin Miller   Twin Valley South
Chandler Ulrich  Twin Valley South

SPECIAL MENTION ALL-WOAC
Nick Burns   Ansonia
Bryce Kramer   Arcanum
Hudson Hill   Bradford
JR Bemis   Dixie
Matthew Hurley  Franklin Monroe
Kellen Laird   National Trail
Will Bowser   Newton
Zarrin Watson  Preble Shawnee
Braylon Keener  Tri-County North
Jaiden Beam   Tri-Village
Zach Cook   Twin Valley South

PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Tucker Miller    Bradford

Bradford’s Tucker Miller was named the WOAC Baseball “Player of the Year” in 2024.
Miller repeats the award having won it last year as well.  Tucker led the league with 4 home runs a .605 batting average and 81 strikeouts. He also was 2nd in the league with 6 wins on the mound.

COACH OF THE YEAR
Austin Schaar   Dixie

Dixie’s Austin Schaar was named the WOAC Baseball “Coach of the Year” for 2024 season.  Schaar’s team won the WOAC league title going 9-1 to record their first baseball conference championship since 1967.

It was an exciting year in Baseball in the WOAC and the league title wouldn’t be decided until the last game of the year with two one loss teams battling it out for a title.  It was the Dixie Greyhounds coming from behind late in the game to overtake Newton 7-4 in the championship game.
Below are the final league standings.

FINAL WOAC BASEBALL LEAGUE STANDINGS
Dixie   9-1
Arcanum  8-2
Newton  8-2
Bradford  7-3
Ansonia  6-4
National Trail  5-5
Franklin Monroe 3-7
Tri-County North 3-7
Twin Valley South 3-7
Preble Shawnee 2-8
Tri-Village  1-9