Cedar Rapids Kennedy junior Zach Daniels has been named the Athlete of the Year in the Mississippi Division on the Mississippi Valley Conference all-star baseball teams.
Daniels is hitting .471 for the state-bound Cougars with 32 RBIs and 22 stolen bases in 23 attempts. He also has an 8-1 record on the mound with a 1.02 ERA.
Daniels, a second baseman when he's not pitching, was joined on the Mississippi Division first team by pitcher Sammy Lizarraga and shortstop Derek Jacobus of Kennedy.
Spencer Van Scoyoc of Jefferson made the Mississippi Division first team in the outfield.
Pitcher Ryan Flaherty, first baseman Adam Pick, infielder Colin O'Connell and outfielder Bryce Grimm of Xavier were named first team in the Valley Division.
Third baseman Johnny Dobbs and Matt Troendle of Washington also made the top unit in the Mississippi Division. They were joined by outfielder Manny Jeffery from Linn-Mar.
Kennedy Coach Bret Hoyer and his assistants were named the Mississippi Division Staff of the Year.
Athlete of the Year - Zach Daniels, Kennedy
Staff of the Year - Bret Hoyer, Kennedy
P - Sammy Lizarraga (Kennedy), Nick Gallagher (IC West)
C - Devin Raffensperger (IC West)
1B - David Fitzgerald (Hempstead)
IF - Zack Daniels (Kennedy), Derek Jacobus (Kennedy), Mitch Crimmins (Hempstead)
OF - Spencer Van Scoyoc (Jefferson), Kevin DeLaney (IC West), Alex Gross (IC West)
U - Austin Clemens (Dubuque Senior), Chris Tomkins (Hempstead)
P - Tyus Adkins (IC West), Blake Hargens (Kennedy)
C - David Janes (Dubuque Senior)
1B - Declan Doyle (IC West)
IF - Grant Ewing (IC West), Sam Noel (Dubuque Senior), John Magnuson (Waterloo East)
OF - Jase Grant (Dubuque Senior), Brock Hatzky (IC West), Tucker Mai (Dubuque Senior)
U - Marcus Colbert (Jefferson), Dan Millius (Hempstead), Nile Ringen (IC High)
Jefferson - Lucas Larson, Spencer Hunt
Kennedy - Ben Sass, Matt Stevens
Jefferson - Drew Johnson, Michael Neuberger
Kennedy - David Pauls, Nathan Althoff
Athlete of the Year - J.T. Sole, Cedar Falls
Staff of the Year - Jack Sole, Cedar Falls
P - Michael Kuntz (Cedar Falls), Ryan Flaherty (Xavier)
C - J.T. Sole (Cedar Falls)
1B - Adam Pick (Xavier)
IF - Hunter Schiefelbein (Cedar Falls), Colin O'Connell (Xavier), Johnny Dobbs (Washington)
OF - Jared Deines (Cedar Falls), Manny Jeffery (Linn-Mar), Bryce Grimm (Xavier)
U - Matt Hoffmann (Wahlert), Matt Troendle (Washington)
P - Brady Corson (Cedar Falls), Nolan Even (Xavier)
C - Nolan Arp (Xavier)
1B - Austin Miller (Cedar Falls)
IF - Luke Mozena (Cedar Falls), Jake Oglesby (Wahlert), Ryan Wyant (Linn-Mar)
OF - Caleb Reimer (Linn-Mar), Landen Akers (Washington), Jalen Rima (Prairie)
U - Nolan Timp (Wahlert), Trey Beckman (Prairie)
Prairie - Ben Milks, Cal Clark
Washington - Trey Leonard, Chris Harrington
Xavier - Logan Clarahan, Jake Robinson
Linn-Mar - Jackson Jacobs, Ben Larson
Prairie - Nick Benson, Jacob Sprengeler
Washington - Alec Nichols, Eric Loeffelholz
Xavier - Logan Clarahan, Adam Pick
Linn-Mar - Thomas Niemeyer, Nic Redmond