Maize (20-2)— This team has a legitimate three-man rotation. Ace Gage Byers leads the team with a 7-0 record on the mound. Conner Knight is 4-0 with three saves, while Dillon Kerans is 6-1 with a save under his belt. With the team batting .399, Maize will be a tough match up for any opponent.
Northwest (18-4)— Northwest got off to the hottest start in the area. It was 11-0 before suffering its first loss to Bishop Carroll. Ethan Chadick (7-1) and his high velocity pitching leads the way, with Brandon Phillips (5-3) and Jacop Spruill (4-0) providing depth on the mound.
Goddard (16-6) —This young team struggled to find consistency at the plate early in the season, but found its stride and won 11 of its final 13 games. Catcher Levi Meyer and outfielder Austin White have led the charge with batting averages of .414 and .393
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Andover Central (19-3)— Central is going to its eighth state tournament. In its last seven games, including regional matchups, Andover Central allowed a team to score more than one run just once.
Bishop Carroll (20-2)— The Golden Eagles batted .404 as a team. Its pitching staff is led by Zach Nielsen (5-1), while catcher Tucker Chadd leads the team with 13 doubles, four home runs and a .421 batting average.
Mulvane (12-9)— The Wildcats knocked off top-seeded Wichita Trinity in its regional on the way to a state tournament berth. Austin Duncan and Jordan Springer are both hitting over .400 for this season.
Hillsboro (16-7)— Jacob Edwards has a 1.40 ERA an is a strikeout machine. Catcher Aaron Bina is hitting .442 for the Trojans. Mulvane lost in the first round of state last season to Galena.
Central Burden (16-7) —Coach Dustin Atkins credits his team's success this season to timely hits in key situations and great defense. He said plasyers like Justin Martin and Jacob Lawson will have to continue their clutch hitting this weekend.
Moundridge (9-14) —Moundridge will make its first state appearance since 2005, and arrives on a roll with five straight wins.