PDT Sports Editor
The Southern Ohio Conference released its list of 2012 All-Conference performers and the state champion Wheelersburg Pirates led the way in Division II with five first- or second-team performers.
In addition to being Division III State Champions, Wheelersburg won the SOC II with a perfect record of 14-0, had the conference’s Player of the Year in Austin Hall and Pitcher of the Year in Derek Moore.
West was right behind Wheelersburg in the conference’s final standings and in the amount of players making the league’s first or second teams with four. Additionally, West coach Chris Rapp was the recipient of the SOC II’s Coach of the Year honors.
In the SOC I, Symmes Valley led the way with five players earning first- or second-team spots, but Notre Dame had four players earn the same honors and took two out of the three SOC individual awards.
Notre Dame’s Tyler Noel earned the Player of the Year award while his coach and father, Kevin Noel, earned Coach of the Year honors.
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Southern Ohio Conference
2012 Baseball All-Conference
Cody Myers (Symmes Valley), Mitch Corn (Symmes Valley), Alec Herrell (Symmes Valley), Tyler Noel (Notre Dame), Brad Pierron (Notre Dame), Cody Bruce (Green), Colton Brammer (Green), Robert Russell (Western), Justin Crager (East), Eli Kelley (Clay), Aaron Satterfield (Eastern), Levi Horsley (Glenwood)
Tanner Mays (Symmes Valley), D.J. Miller (Symmes Valley), Michael Mader (Notre Dame), Matthew Malone (Notre Dame), Mike Avery (Green), Colton Ross (Western), Shain Seibert (East), Dustin Fitch (Clay), Tyler Edler (Eastern), Trey Branham (Glenwood)
SOC I Champions — Symmes Valley (13-1)
SOC I Player of the Year — Tyler Noel (Notre Dame)
SOC I Pitcher of the Year — Mitch Corn (Symmes Valley)
SOC I Coach of the Year — Kevin Noel (Notre Dame)
Austin Hall (Wheelersburg), Austin Boyer (Wheelersburg), Derek Moore (Wheelersburg), Taylor Bailey ( West), Tas Shupert (West), Patrick Riehl (Valley), Luke Keller (Valley), Zach Corcoran (Waverly), Tyler Sanford (Minford), Drew Haislop (Oak Hill), Kyle Simon (Northwest), Denver Fuller (South Webster)
Alex Shears (Wheelersburg), Ben Arnold (Wheelersburg), Luke Morgan (West), Daulton Kenyon (West), Tyler Rowe (Valley), Shandan Hitchens (Waverly), Levi Jenkins (Minford), Tyler Walls (Oak Hill), Wyatt Bazler (Northwest), Andrew Salisbury (South Webster)
SOC II Champions — Wheelersburg (14-0)
SOC II Player of the Year — Austin Hall (Wheelersburg)
SOC II Pitcher of the Year — Derek Moore (Wheelersburg)
SOC II Coach of the Year — Chris Rapp (West)
SOC II Records — Wheelersburg (14-0), West (11-3), Valley (10-4), Waverly (8-6), Minford (6-8), Oak Hill (5-9), Northwest (2-12), South Webster (0-14)