Birdsong led Neelyville, who advanced to the Class 2 District 2 championship, with a .487 batting average and a .987 slugging percentage. He drove home a whopping 42 runs while scoring 29. He also recorded nine home runs to go along with 11 doubles.
Campbell, a SEMO Conference Co-Pitcher of the Year, was a perfect 8-0 with a 1.67 ERA and 88 strikeouts as a senior. He hit .416 and had 17 RBIs to propel Kennett to an 18-7 record and a second-place finish in the Class 4 District 1 tournament.
South Pemiscot senior
Carter hit .508 during his senior season while leading the Bulldogs to the Class 2 District 1 championship game. A standout defensive catcher, Carter also drove in 14 runs and had four home runs and 10 doubles.
Notre Dame senior
Haggerty was superior as a senior for a Notre Dame team that advanced to the Class 4 state quarterfinals two years in a row. He batted .531 and had a school-record 52 hits, seven triples and 42 runs scored as a senior. He also had 27 RBIs and 18 stolen bases.
East Carter County junior
Lewis helped lead the Redbirds to the Class 2 quarterfinals with a gaudy .618 batting average and 1.015 slugging percentage. He had 29 RBIs and five homers while going 6-1 on the mound with a .55 ERA in 51 innings pitched.
Mitchell batted .440 with a .746 slugging to help the Indians reach their district championship game. The senior, who was a first-team all-SEMO conference selection and was drafted in the 13th round of the MLB draft by the Chicago Cubs, had 13 extra-base hits, including four homers, and drove in 23 runs.
Payne posted a 5-3 record with a 1.93 ERA during his senior campaign along with 80 strikeouts and just 11 walks. He hit .469 with a .546 on-base percentage, scored 34 runs and had 19 RBIs to help his team to the district final.
Poplar Bluff senior
Pyles, a SEMO Conference Co-Pitcher of the Year, compiled a 10-1 record on the mound and had two saves during his senior season. The Southeast Missouri State signee posted a 1.20 ERA with 83 strikeouts.
Notre Dame junior
Ruopp was exceptional on the mound for the Bulldogs during his junior season. He posted a 9-1 record with his only loss being in a Class 4 state quarterfinal against now four-time defending state champion Westminster. He had a 0.98 ERA and struck out 70 batters in 57 innings of work.
The two-time SEMO Conference Player of the Year was 4-3 on the mound for Sikeston during his senior season with a 2.44 ERA and 70 strikeouts in 43 innings. He batted .391 and had 13 RBIs on the year.