Samuel was a four-year starter for us and is our season and career leader in many hitting and pitching categories. In his senior season, he led the team in most hitting and pitching categories. Two of his season hitting records are batting average (.545) and average with runners in scoring position (.706). In 2013, Samuel ranked 3rd in Missouri in both on base percentage and batting average.
Among his season pitching records are strikeouts (63), strikeouts/game (15.38), and ERA (.49). During his senior year, he allowed earned runs in only one of his seven starts. In his last three starts, he allowed only one hit while throwing two no-hitters and a one-hitter. He averaged 2.2 strikeouts per inning and allowed opponents to bat only .108. Among Missouri pitchers, he ranked 2nd in ERA and 1st in strikeouts per game by over 2 strikeouts per game (15.38).
Samuel holds several team career records. He finished his career second all-time in batting average (.475), but his hitting records include hits (75), doubles (18), walks (46), and rbi (58). In pitching, he holds many career marks, including strikeouts per game (11.81), opponents batting average (.169), wins (12), ERA (1.86), and strikeouts (203).
After the team's 2012 State Championship win, Samuel was the only unanimous choice for the All-State Tournament Team. The coaches also awarded him the overall All-State Tournament Most Valuable Player. He hit .667 and .714 with runners in scoring positions with 9 RBI. In the State Championship game, he threw a 7-inning complete game allowing only 1 earned run, 3 hits, and 1 walk while striking out 15.
Samuel now pitches for Washburn University.
Trever played one year for us before his high school added baseball. He graduated in 2013. He batted .395 and .318 with runners in scoring position. He scored 20 runs and had 15 RBI. Trever also pitched for us and finished with 2 saves.
Trever now plays for Mineral Area Community College.
Drew played for us since our first year in 2010. He was our team leader in all aspects of the game - pitching, hitting, and playing shortstop for all three years. He was solid on the mound where he finished as our career leader in wins (10), 2nd in innings pitched (65), and 3rd in games started (11). He excelled at bat where he finished with a career record 50 rbi. He finished with a .430 batting average and 3rd in stolen bases (27). He holds the season records for doubles (9) and rbi (26).
After the team's 2012 state championship win, Drew was named to the All-State Tournament Team. The coaches also awarded him the tournament's Offensive MVP after he hit .667 and .714 with runners in scoring positions and 9 RBI.
He was named to the 2012 NCSAA Central United States Super-Regional Team. This prestigious team included players committed to Arkansas, Missouri State, two headed to TCU, and others. It also included ESPN's #1 ranked Texas senior, who was drafted by the Houston Astros in that year's MLB draft.
Drew now plays for Central Methodist University.
Morgan played for us since our first year in 2010. He was our defensive cornerstone playing an outstanding centerfield for three years. He contributed on the mound, but he excelled with the bat and his speed. He finished as the career leader in walks (37) and doubles (16). He ended second in runs (64), hits (59), and stolen bases (32). He also had a stellar career batting average of .428.Morgan played one year at Westminster College.
Nolan played for us since our first year in 2010. He was an outstanding defender while playing several positions. He contributed on the mound, but he excelled with the bat and on the base paths. He finished as the career leader in 7 stats – batting average (.496), hits (70), runs (69), stolen bases (50), games played (55), plate appearances (189), and triples (8). He also holds several season records – batting average (.526), runs (29), stolen bases (21), hits (28), and triples (4).
After the team's 2012 state championship win, Nolan was named to the All-State Tournament Team. He was also named to the 2012 NCSAA Central United States Super-Regional Team.
Nolan played one year at Westminster College.
Raymond played for us for 1 year, 2011, as a Senior. He was very solid behind the plate as our catcher. He also excelled with his 43 plate appearances in 13 games, hit .522 going 12 for 23 with a third of his hits being home runs (4), and also more doubles (5) than singles (3) it's no wonder why he also had 13 walks and 7 hit by pitches. This gave him a .744 on base percentage and 1.261 slugging percentage.
Raymond attended San Diego Christian College to play with his brother Garrison.