Trio of Baseball Players Earn All-Region Honors
Special to Rocking M Media
Dodge City Community College
[FORD COUNTY, Kan.]
Three Dodge City baseball players earned All-Region honors marking the most All-Region players since 2012 in a season for the Conquistadors.
Schmidt wrapped up his Conq career by hitting .328 for the season playing in 41 games and recording 41 hits, 34 runs, 38 RBI, six doubles, 17 walks, and 14 home runs. His 14 home runs are tied for the third-most in a single season in school history, while he broke the career home run record at Dodge City finishing with 26. He also finished his Conq career tied for seventh in batting average (.361), seventh in RBI (99), and ninth in runs (91).
Dunlap led the Conqs in batting average hitting .372 in 46 games this past season. He also led the team in hits (61), runs (43), and doubles (12), he added four triples, four home runs, 16 walks, and 18 stolen bases. His four triples are tied for ninth-most in a single season in school history.
Blackwell was one of two Conqs to play in 48 games this season the most by any individual and lead the team in RBI with 57 while hitting .297 with 41 runs, 10 doubles, two triples, 12 home runs, and 12 walks. His 12 home runs are tied for eighth in a single season in school history and his 57 RBI is ninth in a single season. Blackwell also wrapped up his Conq career finishing fourth in home runs with 23 and tied for fifth in RBI with 102.
The All-Region honors gave the Conqs three All-Region players and 10 All-Conference players in the first year under Head Coach, Brett Doe.