IAC BASEBALL: TIOGA LANDS FOUR SOUTH'S SMALL SCHOOL DIVISION FIRST-TEAM
(2023-05-23)Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — Tioga won the IAC South Small School Division title, and landed four players on the division’s first-team all-star team, and one on the second team in recent voting by the division’s coaches.
Senior Max Dydynski, juniors Ethan Perry and Drew Macumber, and sophomore Shea Bailey earned first-team honors, and freshman Logan Bellis was a second-team selection.FIRST TEAM
Max Dydynski, senior, Tioga:
The lone senior on the team, Dydynski caught every inning of every game for the Tigers. He batted .333 (21 hits in 63 at-bats), and had an on-base percentage of .481 (12 walks, six hit batsman), to go along with four doubles, one home run, 22 RBI, 19 runs scored, and two stolen bases.
Defensively, he had just two errors in 149 defensive chances for a fielding percentage of .987. He also threw out 10 would-be base stealers this season.Shea Bailey, sophomore, Tioga:
A top-notch lead-off hitter, Bailey led the Tigers with a .403 average (31 hits in 77 at-bats), and had a .471 on-base percentage (five walks, and five hit batsman). He had four doubles, two triples, eight RBI, 27 runs scored, and 13 stolen bases.
On the mound, Bailey was 3-3 with a 4.62 ERA. He fanned 44 and walked 26 in 30 1/3 innings.
Drew Macumber, junior, Tioga:
Macumber hit .383 (24 hits in 63 ABs), and posted a .481 on-base percentage (11 walks, two hit batsman). He had one double, two triples, 19 RBI, 24 runs scored, and 17 stolen bases.
On the mound, Macumber was 0-4 with a 3.50 ERA. He struck out 20 and walked 10 in 22 innings.Ethan Perry, junior, Tioga:
Despite battling an arm injury that limited his time on the mound, Perry hit .358 (24 hits in 67 ABs), had a .449 on-base percentage, and led the Tigers with a 1.046 OPS. He had nine doubles, two triples, one home run, 21 RBI, 22 runs scored, and six stolen bases.
The remainder of the first team
is: Senior Max Goodman, senior DeSaun Cook, senior Ashton Colunio, senior Blake Teets, and junior Thomas Cheplick — Edison; junior Austin Jenny, sophomore Carter Aidun, and freshman Andrew Brechner — Newfield; and senior Derek Payne — Newark Valley.SECOND TEAM
Logan Bellis, freshman, Tioga:
Bellis made an impact for the Tigers in his first varsity season. He batted .265 (13 hits in 49 ABs), but with a team-high 17 base on balls, and three hit batsman had an on-base percentage of .471. He had two doubles, seven RBI, 21 runs scored, and was 8-for-8 in stolen base attempts.
The remainder of the second team
is: Junior Riley Cobb and freshman Nikolai Cheplick — Edison; junior Craparo and junior Ryan Rhodes — Newark Valley; and senior Josh Donkey and senior Connor Lynch — Newfield.
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