Schwecke, Maguire named to all-WVC baseball first team
By Paul Lecker
Marshfield senior shortstop Trevor Schwecke and junior outfielder/catcher Paul Maguire were among the 12 players picked for the first team of the 2016 All-Wisconsin Valley Conference Baseball Team.
Schwecke hit .349 (15 of 43) with 10 RBIs and five stolen bases, and he tied for second in the conference with six doubles. Maguire batted .395 (15 of 38) with 11 RBIs.
Marshfield senior first baseman Scott Berg was a second-team selection, and junior outfielder Braden Bohman and junior pitcher Jake Brueggen were honorable mention picks.
Berg led the Tigers, who finished 6-6 in the conference, with a .410 batting average (16 of 39) and was fifth in the WVC with 13 runs scored. Bohman hit .326 (14 of 43) with 12 runs scored, and Brueggen was 2-2 on the mound with a 4.03 ERA and hit .286.
Stevens Point’s Matt McHugh and Gus Turner-Zick were named Co-Players of the Year.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
2016 All-Wisconsin Valley Conference Baseball Team
Infielders: *Trevor Asmundsen, sr., Merrill; *Matt McHugh, sr., Stevens Point; Trevor Schwecke, sr., Marshfield; Zach Pearson, jr., Wausau West; Nate Jackan, so., Wisconsin Rapids.
Outfielders: *Gus Turner-Zick, jr., Stevens Point; Payton Nelson, jr., Wausau West; Nick Schroeder, sr., Stevens Point.
Pitchers: *Joe Strigel, jr., Stevens Point; Logan Langbehn, sr., D.C. Everest.
Catcher: Paul Weise, jr., Wausau West.
Utility: Paul Maguire, jr., Marshfield.
Infielders: Cody Jensen, sr., D.C. Everest; Logan Grunenwald, jr., Wausau West; Bryce Behrens, sr., D.C. Everest; Scott Berg, sr., Marshfield.
Outfielders: Drew Hoff, sr., Merrill; Steven Lewandowski, sr., Wausau West; Sharrod Harper, sr., Wausau East.
Pitchers: Garrett Hohn, sr., Wausau West; Ryan Golisch, jr., Merrill.
Catcher: Logan Langbehn, sr., D.C. Everest.
Utility: Travis Lang, sr., Wausau West.
Infielders: Austin Gilge, so., D.C. Everest; Tre Lemmer, sr., D.C. Everest; Jared Schmeltzer, sr., Merrill; Ted Kearney, sr., Stevens Point; Tanner Case, sr., Wisconsin Rapids.
Outfielders: Braden Bohman, jr., Marshfield; Ty Belfiori, jr., Merrill; Caleb Krommenakker, so., Wisconsin Rapids.
Pitchers: Derek Reiche, sr., D.C. Everest; Jake Brueggen, jr., Marshfield; Chandler Fochs, so., Wausau West; Grant Hill, so., Wausau West.
Catchers: Mack Journell, sr., Stevens Point; Levy Treinen, sr., Wausau East; Shawn O’Connell, jr., Wisconsin Rapids.
Co-Players of the Year: Gus Turner-Zick, Stevens Point, and Matt McHugh, Stevens Point.