Daniel McMahon Repeats To Sportswriters All-State Class 1 Baseball Team

Daniel McMahon Repeats To Sportswriters All-State Class 1 Baseball Team

By David Sharp
Knox County R-I graduate Daniel McMahon has been named to the Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association 2008 Class 1 Baseball Team.

Daniel McMahon was a second team selection as a DH/Utility player. LaPlata junior infielder Curtiss Bunch was the lone Northeast Missouri baseball player selected to the first team.

Daniel McMahon was a first team MSSA baseball all-stater in 2007. Knox County won the 2008 Tri-Rivers Conference baseball championship and finished with a 13-3 overall record. McMahon was previously named to the 2008 Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association all state team.

The 2008 Tri-Rivers Conference baseball MVP was also named to the Kirksville Daily Express and the Quincy Herald-Whig all area baseball teams. Daniel McMahon batted .489 with four home runs, 14 RBI’s, 23 runs scored and stole 23 bases during the 2008 high school baseball season.

McMahon was 6-2 on the mound with a 2.16 earned run average. He had 72 strikeouts and 34 walks in 54 2/3 innings pitched.
Daniel McMahon has signed a baseball scholarship with John Wood Community College at Quincy, Illinois. His parents are Denny and Kathy McMahon of Edina.

Paris junior catcher William Ransdell and Coyote teammate Derek Vanlandingham, a senior outfielder were Class 1 second team all-state selections. Cairo senior infielder Blake Wilson, LaPlata senior infielder Dusty Baker and Canton senior pitcher Josh Fellinger were also named to the MSSA Class 1 second team.

Palmyra senior outfielder Jason Cox was the lone area Class 2 pick on the second team. Two of the area’s most outstanding pitchers were also second team Class 3 all staters. Kirksville junior pitcher Cody King along with Macon senior pitcher Drew Griewe earned second team honors.

 Complete List of All State Selections

BASEBALL
All-State
Class 1
FIRST TEAM
Pitcher
Tyler Abma, jr., Miller; Logan Kirchhoff, jr., Santa Fe; Steven Dooley,
sr., Oran; Zach Dady, jr., Leeton.
Catcher
Kenzie Thorp, sr., Santa Fe; Brock Chaffin, sr., Stoutland.
Infield
Curtiss Bunch, jr., LaPlata; Kody Campbell, sr., Oran; Zach Gebhardt,
jr., Archie; Jeremiah Bryan, sr., Wheatland; Aaron McCaig, jr., Cooter.
Outfield
Tyler Wrinkle, sr., Soutland; Jayden Pobst, jr., Oran; L.B. Shaw, sr.,
Dora; Hunter Rolf, soph., Santa Fe.
DH/Utility
Cory Kyle, sr., Stoutland; Dustin Forrest, sr., Norwood; Tyler
Beardslee, sr., Oran.
SECOND TEAM
Pitcher
Scott Sory, sr., New Haven; Blaine Abbott, sr., New Haven; Taylor
Wesley, jr., Santa Fe; Josh Fellinger, sr., Canton.
Catcher
Caleb Seyer, sr., Oran; William Ransdell, jr., Paris.
Infield
Kyle Hoecker, sr. St. Elizabeth; Nathan Geile, soph, Valle Catholic;
Blake Wilson, sr., Cairo; Daniel Hernandez, sr., Stoutland; Dusty Baker,
sr., LaPlata.
Outfield
Cole Bieser, jr., Valle Catholic; Will Harrington, soph., Miller; Kevin
Sartin, jr., Concordia; Derek Vanlandingham, sr., Paris.
DH/Utility
Marshall Humphreys, sr., Tuscumbia; Tyler Holtmeyer, jr., St. Elizabeth;
Daniel McMahon, sr., Knox County.

Class 2
FIRST TEAM
Pitcher
Austin Church, sr., Hallsville; Zach Pugh, sr., Orchard Farm; Corey
Wachnov, jr., Barstow; Dave Williams, sr., Maplewood.
Catcher
Cody Carlyle, sr., Scott City; Sam Adams, jr., Fortsyth.
Infield
Shae Simmons, jr., Scott City; Kyle Henke, sr., Blair Oaks; Anthony
Kelley, sr., Blue Eye; Byron Richardson, jr., Forsyth; Ethan
Lueckenhoff, sr., Bishop LeBlond.
Outfield
Alex Boonyakiti, sr., El Dorado Springs; Justin Eiken, jr., Blair Oaks;
Paul Johnson, sr., Charleston; Zach Davis, soph., Carrolton.
DH/Utility
Ryan Modglin, sr., Scott City; Bubba McGaughy, sr., Conway; Jake Bax,
jr., Fatima.
SECOND TEAM
Pitcher
Kelby Rader, sr., Conway; Landon Jarrett, jr., Mansfield; David Gilley,
jr. Blue Eye; Clint Horn, jr., Hartville; Seth Viet, sr., Fatima.
Catcher
Drew Jolley, sr., Whitfield; Tyler Bower, sr., Valley Park.
Infield
Mason Roller, jr., Purdy; Caleb Smith, jr., Houston; Tim Hill, sr.,
Greenville; Andrew Pointer, sr., Blair Oaks; Jordan Rowden, sr., Iberia.
Outfield
Ryan Veith, sr., Purdy; T.J. Jarvis, sr., Barstow; Garrett Gilbert, jr.,
Cole Camp; Jake Hime, sr., Clearwater.
DH/Utility
Wes Mueller, sr., Stover; Josh Henson, jr., Scott City; Jason Cox, sr.,
Palmyra.

Class 3
FIRST TEAM
Pitcher
Charlie Lowell, sr., Winfield; Joe Kassanavoid, sr., Lawson; Kyle Kiely,
sr. St. Dominic; Kevin Burk, sr., Warrensburg.
Catcher
Ben Turner, sr., Westminster Christian; Spencer Shockley, jr., Excelsior
Springs.
Infield
Chance Sossamon, sr., Webb City; Alex Larkin, jr., St. Dominic; Johnny
Coy, sr., St. Joseph-Benton; Larry Schimsa, soph., Pacific; Zach
Hulbert, sr., Boonville.
Outfield
Chuckie Jones, soph., Boonville; Tony Schulte, sr., St. Dominic; Justin
Mills, sr., Centralia; William Piwnica-Worms, sr., Ladue.
DH/Utility
Spiker Helms, sr., Borgia; Patrick Bennett, sr., Seneca; Jacob Turner,
jr., Westminster Christian; Zak Porath, sr., Carl Junction.
SECOND TEAM
Pitcher
Cody King, jr., Kirksville; Drew Griewe, sr., Macon; Matt Stites, sr.,
Festus; Kelby Haynes, sr., Cassville.
Catcher
Tyler Thomure, sr., Ste. Genevieve; Dustin Ray, sr., Boonville.
Infield
Delby Hannah, jr., Harrisonville; Luke Ganzer, sr., Excelsior Springs;
Jordan Hammerman, jr., Ladue; Travis McComack, sr., De Soto; James
Earleywine, jr., Eldon.
Outfield
Derrick Phillips, sr., Westminster Christian; Darren Aggus, sr., Webb
City; Tyler Hartley, sr., Willard; Chris Sartin, sr., Rogersville.
DH/Utility
Jeb Clark, soph., McDonald County; Dylan Drury, jr., Cape-Notre Dame;
Austin Lepper, jr., Webb City; Austin Garton, jr., St. Joseph-Benton.

Class 4
FIRST TEAM
Pitcher
Tim Melville, sr., Holt; Ethan Mather, jr., Ozark; Kyle Barbeck, sr.,
Blue Springs; Jerry Mancuso, sr., Rockhurst.
Catcher
Nathan Orf, sr., Francis Howell; Bart Steponovich, sr., Hickman.
Infield
Jordan Coons, sr., Jefferson City; Cody Asche, sr., Fort Zumwalt West;
Beau Harris, sr., Lebanon; Scott Bradbury, sr., Oak Park; Riley
Reynolds, sr., Blue Springs South.
Outfield
Jeff Lusardi, sr., Blue Springs South; Jordan Owen, sr., Oak Park;
Preston Aldridge, sr., Francis Howell; Levi Presley, sr., Ozark.
DH/Utility
Andrew Keltner, sr., Lindbergh; Kellen Bartlett, sr., Blue Springs
South; Derek Harwell, sr., Ozark.
SECOND TEAM
Pitcher
Zach Gronek, sr., Francis Howell; A.J. Greiner, sr., SLUH; Tim Hassett,
sr., Parkway South; Charley Thrash, sr., Helias.
Catcher
Brett Marshall, sr., Glendale; Jesse Tierney, sr., Vianney.
Infield
Brett Neill, sr., Ozark; Conner Mach, sr., Parkway West; David Miller,
sr., SLUH; James Allen, sr., Francis Howell; Will Morrison, sr., Rolla.
Outfield
Scott Sommerfeld, jr., Parkway South; Taylor Steuber, sr., Hickman;
Garrett Stevens, sr., Cape Central; Brendan Quinn, sr., Rockhurst.
DH/Utility
Steve Fernandez, sr., Parkway Central; Dalton Friend, jr., Rolla; Drew
Mitrisin, jr., Hickman.

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