* Andover's top returner is Aaron Hansen, who batted .361 last season.
* Andover Central first baseman Jason Axtell batted .516 with a .557 on-base percentage. Senior pitcher Andy Hewitt was 3-0.
* Arkansas City senior pitcher Drew Palmer won four games with a 0.67 ERA and 84 strikeouts in 52 1/3 innings.
* Augusta senior left-hander Jacob Furr will anchor the pitching staff.
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* Bluestem senior Jacob Smith batted .400 last season.
* Campus' strength is on the mound, where it returns junior ace Alec Meier and senior Kyle Flax.
* Clearwater is led by senior Grant Dunnegan. The Indians return four other starters.
* Derby's leading returner is senior outfielder/pitcher Zach Steadman, who batted .413 last season.
* El Dorado lost its three top players and returns seniors Mark McNown and Christian Locke.
* Goddard, the third-place team in Class 6A last season, returns a significant portion of its. Seniors Levi Meyer, Tory Stoffregen and Dalton Demel lead the offense, and senior left-hander Cameron Fisher stabilizes the rotation.
* Hillsboro's top returners are seniors Jacob Edwards and Jacob Fish.
* Hutchinson lost six starters and returns seniors Brett Ferguson and Devin Gagnebin.
* Maize's lineup is balanced, with senior second baseman Blake Sturgeon providing speed and the top and junior Tory Bell and outfielder Ross Cunningham providing punch in the middle. Senior Dylan Kerans and junior Gage Byers combined to go 9-2.
* McPherson seniors Joey Dean and Tyler Davis give the Bullpups a formidable duo on the right side of the infield. Joel Piper, Scott Paramore and Ben Clary are other senior returners.
* Medicine Lodge features a lefty-righty pitching combination in seniors Joe Dohrmann and Brock Long. Cole Long and Josh Rogers are the Indians' top returning hitters.
* Mulvane's top returner is junior Gus Strunk, a pitcher and third baseman.
* Newton features a strong group of seniors, led by outfielder/pitcher Storm Marlar and catcher Jordy Bonzcyk.
* Nickerson pitchers Hector Rodriguez, Casey McConnell and Quintin Crawford will deliver to junior catcher Greg Adelhardt.
* Oxford's top returners are senior Drew Rouch and Bryce Carter.
* Sunrise Academy boasts a deep sophomore class led by Isaas McDonald.