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Three Columbus North baseball players have been named to the 2020 Indiana Preseason All-American Team as selected by the National High School Baseball Coaches Association.
Junior Austin Bode, senior Grant Trinkle and senior Casper Clark are among 23 players picked to the honor unit.
Bode hit .417 with eight doubles, one triple, three home runs and 35 runs batted in as the Bull Dogs posted a 22-8 season in 2019. Trinkle was team MVP in 2019 after hitting .412 with 44 runs, five doubles, seven triples, two home runs, 16 RBIs and 20 stolen bases. Clark hit .279 with two doubles, two home runs and 18 RBIs. Clark also was 4-2 as a pitcher with 52 strikeouts and a 1.99 earned-run average in 38.2 innings.
All three players already have announced college choices. Bode has committed to the University of Louisville. Trinkle is bound for the University of Kentucky. Clark is headed to Indiana University.
The full list of honors is below.
2020 INDIANA PRESEASON ALL-AMERICAN TEAM
Selected by the National High School Baseball Coaches Association
Player, School, Grad Year, Position, College Choice
Dalton Back, Columbus East, 2020, C, Miami (Ohio)
Zach Behrmann, North Central, 2020, LHP, Indiana
Austin Bode, Columbus North, 2021, C, Louisville
Casper Clark, Columbus North, 2020, RHP, Indiana
Andrew Dutkanych, Brebeuf Jesuit, 2022, RHP, Vanderbilt
Cole Gilley, Columbus East, 2020, RHP, Indiana State
Easton Good, Lewis Cass, 2020, SS, Miami (Ohio)
Brady Gumpf, South Bend St. Joseph, 2020, C, Notre Dame
Jose Guzman Jr., Ben Davis, 2020, RHP, Cincinnati
Garrett Harker, Lebanon, 2021, RHP, Cincinnati
Bryce Eblin, Center Grove, 2020, SS, Alabama
Kip Fougerousse, Linton-Stockton, 2020, 3B, Indiana
Luke Hayden, Edgewood, 2020, RHP, Indiana
Ty Johnson, Lawrence North, 2020, RHP, Ball State
Conner Linn, Western, 2020, LHP, Cincinnati
Ryan Lynch, Penn, 2020, LHP, Notre Dame
Patrick Mastrian, Bishop Chatard, 2021, RHP, Michigan
Colson Montgomery, Southridge, 2021, SS, Indiana
Tyler Nelson, Chesterton, 2021, OF, Indiana State
J.D. Rogers, Carmel, 2021, OF, Vanderbilt
Costa Sirounis, Munster, 2020, RHP, Indiana
Cameron Szunski, Penn, 2020, 3B, Tulane
Grant Trinkle, Columbus North, 2020, OF, Kentucky