The Iowa Baseball Coaches Association has named three Clear Lake players to its All-State Team.
Gavin Sheakley was selected as a pitcher on the Elite Super Team and Jerry Kockler and Mitch Keeran were named to the Second Team as a pitcher and outfielder respectively.
Sheakley, a senior, went 2-0 on the mound in the Class 3A State Tournament with a 1.62 earned run average. He threw one and one-third innings of shutout relief in the Lions’ come-from-behind first-round victory over Chariton, and had a complete-game two-hit effort in their semifinal victory over Harlan. On the season he was 12-0 with a 1.07 ERA and 104 strikeouts in 78 1/3 innings of work. He also hit .446 with 54 runs scored and 29 stolen bases.
Kockler finished his senior season with a 21-1 pitching record. His ERA was 2.13 over 82 1/3 innings pitched with 108 strikeouts. He hit .226 with 19 RBIs for the team.
Keeran, a sophomore, was a power hitter for the Lions with 47 hits in 41 games played for a .382 average. He blasted 11 doubles and three home runs, yielding 39 RBIs. His slugging percentage was .545.
2013 All-State “Super Team”
P Jacob Hadaway, North Polk, Sr.
P Derek Burkamper, Muscatine, Sr.
P Gavin Sheakley, Clear Lake, Sr.
C Jake Thumann, Central DeWitt , Sr
C Nate Hunter, Dowling Catholic, Jr.
1B Keaton McKinney, Ankeny, Sr.
2B Reid Bonner, Iowa City West, Sr.
SS Jordan Baughman, Chariton, Sr.
3B Blake Meachum, Sioux City North, Sr.
OF Dom Thompson-Williams, Sioux City East, Sr.
OF Tanner Hinkle, West DM Valley, Sr.
OF Jacob Lamoreux, LeMars, Sr.
OF Austin Peterson, Chariton, Sr.
UT Cole Crawford, Wilton, Sr.
UT Joey Lehmann, Dyersville-Beckman, Sr.
UT Colby Carmichael, Des Moines East, Jr.