Beckman’s Carter Petsche and Western Dubuque’s Sam Goodman were both selected to play in the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association’s (IHSBCA) All-Star Series. The games will be played Aug. 8-11 at Merchants Park in Carroll.
Petsche will play on the Small School’s East Squad, while Goodman will be on the Large School’s East Squad. The complete teams follow.
Small Schools East: pitchers — Collin Kramer (St. Ansgar), Petsche (Beckman), Will Dembski (Pella Christian) and Jared Townsend (Wilton); catchers — Jackson Fisher (Chariton), Lawson Bruxvoort (Pella Christian); infield — Jake Hilmer (North Linn), Collin McCrabb (Wilton), Tyler Elliott (Mount Vernon), Trevor Slayton (Davis County) and Evan Paulus (Newman Catholic); outfield — Josh Fitzgerald (Newman Catholic), Nick Gottilla and Brandon Schlitching (Davenport Assumption) and Keaton Parker (Alburnett); utility — Brooks Hovden (North Fayette Valley); coaches — Dan Hovden (North Fayette Valley), Alex Bohl (Newman Catholic), Jeremy Elliott (Mount Vernon) and Ryan Hodges (Centerville).
Large Schools East: pitchers — Rick Atkins (Marion), Goodman (Western Dubuque), Kole Hinrichsen (Washington) and Nick Casey (West Delaware); catchers — Ryan Cooper (Iowa City West) and Garrett Ries (Cedar Rapids Xavier); infield — Chase Keeney (Cedar Rapids Jefferson), Reece Wissinger (Burlington), Maxwell Slavens (Pleasant Valley), Kyle Moeder (Cedar Rapids Xavier) and Sam Link (Dubuque Senior); outfield — Lincoln Riley (Cedar Rapids Washington), Greg Hall (Linn-Mar), Jason Strunk (Iowa City West) and Gabe Thomas (Pella); coaches — Gordy Nordgren (Cedar Rapids Jefferson), Nate Lahr (West Delaware) and Chris Cartee (Davenport Central).