Eftink finished with a school-record 0.41 ERA, allowing only three runs all season. The left-handed pitcher who also played centerfield was 5-1 with two saves, 71 strikeouts and 16 walks in 50 innings of work.
Bell City sophomore
Hicks had a .430 batting average with 24 RBIs, leading the Cubs to their first state championship in baseball. He was 7-0 on the mound with a 0.96 ERA. He struck out 44 batters and walked 20 in 58 1/3 innings of work.
Houchin, the Jackson ace, pitched the Indians to a district title and then into the Class 5 state quarterfinals with a two-hit shutout. He had 85 strikeouts and a 1.376 ERA in 76 1/3 innings of work.
East Carter County senior
Lewis batted .493 to lead the Redbirds, who were eliminated in the Class 2 sectionals in a 5-4 loss to Bernie. He racked up 39 RBIs and recorded 35 hits on the season while playing stellar defense as a catcher and appearing on the mound.
Poplar Bluff junior
Misner had a .421 batting average with 27 RBIs and four home runs for the Mules, who won the SEMO Conference tournament title. He was 7-0 on the mound with 50 strikeouts, 18 walks and a 1.28 ERA in 43 2/3 innings of work.
Scott City junior
Pobst had a .500 batting average to help guide the Rams to a runner-up finish at the Class 3 final four. The starting left fielder recorded 46 hits, 43 RBIs and 12 doubles.
Notre Dame senior
Pope finished 10-2 as a pitcher for the Bulldogs. The right-handed hurler set a school record with 76 innings pitched and had a 1.10 ERA. He struck out 53 batters and walked 13 and had one save on the year.
Poplar Bluff senior
Stuckenschneider finished 6-1 as a pitcher and had a 0.84 ERA. He struck out 71 batters and walked 20 in 49 2/3 innings of work. The Arkansas State commit batted .373 over his four-year high school career.
Trammell was named the Stoddard County Activities Association Conference Player of the Year after finishing 9-1 on the mound with 92 strikeouts and a 0.875 ERA in 64 innings of work. He also batted .374 with 22 RBIs.
Notre Dame senior
Urhahn tied the school record in runs scored with 42 and was the leadoff hitter and left fielder on a Bulldogs team that won the Class 4 state championship. He batted .421 and set a school record in steals with 39.