Lamar Community College baseball would like to congratulate Lamar High School graduate and Lamar CC sophomore Darin Cook for being selected to the 2017 NJCAA All-American team. Cook, a right handed pitcher for LCC was selected as a Honorable Mention All-American. He finished with a perfect 9-0 record and a 2.34 ERA with 109 strikeouts in 84 innings pitched. Cook is currently pitching this summer for the Liberal Bee Jays in the Jayhawk Collegiate summer league. Cook has signed to finish his college playing career at West Texas A&M in Canyon, Texas.
2017 BASEBALL HIGHLIGHTS
37 -21 Overall record (20-16 league record)
- Darin Cook selected Honorable Mention All-American
- Josh Crites, Cody Maynard, Nick Rohacek, Sam Scarborough, and Jack Stamper selected Academic All-Americans.
- Two First Team All-Region players (Darin Cook, Ayden Karraker)
- Four Second Team All-Region players (Sam Scarborough, Jack Stamper, Kennedy Badgett, Keven Mackintosh)
- Darin Cook 37th in the country in ERA (2.34), 14th in strikeouts (109), top 30 in wins with (9). Christian Peery 15th in country in saves with (8)
- Lamar Community College #1 in Region 9 in Batting Average .305 and Hits (501). #1 in Pitching Strikeouts (431) and #2 in Team ERA 5.20