Four of his teammates joined Obringer to earn all-league recognition for the Truckers (18-8), who shared the league championship with Bellevue this season.
Entering Tuesday’s non-league game at Hopewell-Loudon, Obringer was batting .380 (27 for 91) with six doubles, 14 RBIs and 26 stolen bases from the leadoff spot. As a shortstop, Obringer has a .914 fielding percentage.
On the second team for Norwalk included junior pitcher Nolan Flowers (2.47 ERA, 40 K’s), sophomore first baseman Nate Adelman (.297, 8 RBIs) and freshman outfielder Eli Obringer (380, 16 RBIs). Freshman Sam Battles (.292) was an honorable mention choice at catcher.
Norwalk is scheduled to face Shelby at 4 p.m. Thursday in a Division II district semifinal at Sports Force Parks in Sandusky.
Co-champion Bellevue had four players on the first team, including Most Outstanding Performer Dalton Hay. Hay is the top pitcher for the Redmen and also plays centerfield. The senior has a 5-2 record on the mound with a 1.71 ERA in 45 innings. At the plate, he’s batting .333 with 25 runs scored and 14 runs batted in.
Other first team selections for the Redmen included infielders Philip Putnam and Trey Ruhlman, and outfielder Ethan Prenatt.
ALL-SBC LAKE DIVISION TEAMS
Pitchers: Dalton Hay, Bellevue, sr.; Luke Walton, Perkins, fr.
Catcher: Dylan Nason, Perkins, sr.
Infield: Philip Putnam, Bellevue, jr.; Trey Ruhlman, Bellevue, sr.; Cam Farrar, Clyde, sr.; Garrett Obringer, Norwalk, jr.
Outfield: Ethan Prenatt, Bellevue, jr.; Ryan Lozier, Clyde, jr.; Sam Myers, Perkins, sr.
Most Outstanding Performer: Dalton Hay, Bellevue.
Pitchers: Grant Reese, Clyde, sr.; Nolan Flowers, Norwalk, jr.
Catcher: Nathan Montgomery, Clyde, soph.
Infield: Garrett Vickery, Bellevue, sr.; Nate Adelman, Norwalk, soph.; Blake Smith, Perkins, sr.; Shonsai Aaron, Sandusky, jr.
Outfield: Carson Mellott, Columbian, fr.; Eli Obringer, Norwalk, fr.; Daquarious Brown, Sandusky, fr.
Pitcher: Gabe Reyes, Columbian, sr.
Catcher: Sam Battles, Norwalk, fr.
Infielder: Trent Cook, Clyde, jr
Outfield: Will Lozier, Clyde, fr.
Edison standout pitcher Caden Cooper was among four Chargers selected to the All-SBC Bay Division first team, it was announced on Tuesday.
Cooper is 6-2 with a 1.37 ERA. In 46 innings, he has 76 strikeouts, 15 walks and has allowed only nine earned runs. At the plate, Cooper is batting .314 with 20 stolen bases and has scored 24 runs.
On Monday, Cooper was voted the District 9 Player of the Year for Div. III.
Also earning first team recognition for the Chargers in the Bay Division was junior infielder Justin Hosley (.360, 9 RBIs), and senior outfielders Jadon Hanson (.414, 9 RBIs) and Caleb Bissell (.317, 18 RBIs).
Earning second team for Edison was junior infielder Cooper McIntyre (.286, 14 RBIs), while senior infielder Jacobee Kessler was honorable mention.
The Chargers (17-7) will face Gibsonburg at 5 p.m. Thursday in a district semifinal at Shelby High School.
Willard’s Ashton Ames (.327) also earned league recognition on Tuesday. The sophomore outfielder landed a spot on the second team for the Crimson Flashes.
ALL-SBC BAY DIVISION TEAMS
Pitchers: Ridge Clark, Vermilion, sr.; Caden Cooper, Edison, jr.
Catcher: Clay Schulte, Oak Harbor, jr.
Infield: Mason Montgomery, Vermilion, sr.; Casey Scroggins, Huron, sr.; Justin Hosley, Edison, jr.; Reese Miller, Vermilion, sr.
Outfield: Tallen Kennedy, Margaretta, jr.; Caleb Bissell, Edison, sr.; Jadon Hanson, Edison, sr.; Jaxon Martinez, Port Clinton, jr.
Most Outstanding Performer: Ridge Clark, Vermilion.
Pitchers: Zach Luma, Margaretta, sr.; Chris Hand, Huron, soph.
Catcher: Reid Witter, Huron, jr.
Infield: Sam Herron, Vermilion, sr.; Zach Helle, Oak Harbor, jr.; Gabe Haghiri, Port Clinton, sr.; Cooper McIntyre, Edison, jr.
Outfield: Ashton Ames, Willard, soph.; Ethan Young, Vermilion, sr.; Tristan Lacer, Oak Harbor, sr.; Zach Murray, soph.
Pitcher: Kyle Hanselman, Oak Harbor, sr.
Catcher: Sterling Benko, Vermilion, sr.
Infield: Jacobee Kessler, Edison, sr.; Jacob Krausher, Vermilion, soph.
Outfield: Noah Cacciatore, Vermilion, sr.; Collin Fauver, Oak Harbor, sr.