The Bonners Ferry Badgers Baseball team dominated the Intermountain League All League selection with six players being recognized. Senior Brady Bateman took home the prestigious All-League MVP award.
Brady Bateman (Senior) is a four year starter for the varsity team and batted .484 in league. He led the team during league in RBI’s (16), hits (15), and was second in runs scored (13). He had a 2-0 pitching record and caught all runners attempting to steal while playing his primary position as catcher.
Chris Sabin (Senior) is also a four year starter for the varsity team and batted .435 in league. Sabin led the team in OBP (on base percentage) .639 and walks/hit by pitches with 13. He had a 1-0 pitching record and held down the shortstop position for the Badgers. Sabin hit his only high school home run last week to secure the Badgers fourth consecutive IML League Title.
Shayne Walker (Senior) is a two time All-League selection and led the team during league play in batting with a .500 average. He was second in RBI’s with 14 and first in runs scored with 14. Walker had a 1-0 record in IML play as pitcher beating Timberlake while striking out 10.
Will Parr (Senior) was 2-1 with one no decision on the mound in League for the Badgers and secured their 6th District Title. He batted .360 and played third base when not pitching. Parr struck out 24 while walking only 6 in 14 innings. Parr was a great addition to the team this year and looks to play College baseball next year in Texas.
Seth Bateman (Junior) is a three year starter for the Badgers and this is his second All-League award. Seth was solid at second base and was the second hitter in the lineup. He was third in team hits and only struck out two times in league play.
Mason Eby (Senior) received his first All-League selection this year while pitching phenomenal for the Badgers. Eby did not give up a single run during the entire year. Eby had a 2–0 record while striking out 14 and walking only three batters in 13 innings. He was credited with coming in in extra innings to secure the 4th consecutive League title for the Badgers.