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Baseball: Schaffer named Pheasant Conference pitcher of the year

Dan Schaffer of Brandon-Evansville was named the Pheasant Conference pitcher of the year, along with his selection to the Pheasant All-Conference baseball team this year. (Echo Press photo by Eric Morken)

The Chargers' Dan Schaffer was named the Pheasant Conference Pitcher of the Year as a part of five Brandon-Evansville players who were named to the all-conference team that was announced recently.

Senior Levi Hintermeister, freshman Tom Bosek and juniors Billie Juul and Craig Campbell joined Schaffer on that team. Junior Nolan Bartholomew and senior Jared Goehringer were honorable mention selections for the Chargers.

Wheaton-Herman-Norcross had four players named all-conference, including league MVP Kelly Engquist. Ashby's Gage Olson also made the team, while teammates Dylan Barry and Tanner Langlie were honorable-mention selections.

Brandon-Evansville and Wheaton-Herman-Norcross tied for the Pheasant Conference title this season after both finished with 9-3 league records.