The Seward County Community College baseball team had three players selected to the 2007 NJCAA All-Region VI team. Sophomores Erik Hegstad (outfield), Tanner Rindels (first base) and Toby Davis (third base) were named to the list of the top 12 players in the Region VI, which includes 19 community colleges. Seward County had the most players selected All-Region and it was the first time since 2003 that SCCC had three players named to the All-Region team. Hegstad, Rindels and Davis accounted for 37 percent of the teamís base hits (197), 47 percent of their RBI (168), 51 percent of their extra-base hits (90) and 67 percent of the teamís home runs (38).

The All-Region VI team consisted of Michael Dabbs (outfield) Cowley College; Hegstad (outfield) Seward County; Jason Chatwood (infield) Colby; Lance Hoge (pitcher) Cowley College; Zack Murry (infield) Neosho County; Rindels (infield) Seward County; Mike Sharp (catcher) Kansas City, KS; Greg Johnson (pitcher) Butler; Tom Myers (outfield) Kansas City, KS; Davis (infield) Seward County; Jeff Rydman (pitcher) Fort Scott; Ryan Bohannon (DH) Butler. David Wilson from Barton County Community College was named the Defensive Player of the Year for the Region.

Hegstad, a right fielder from Greeley, Colo., received the second most votes in the Region and continues to rack up the accolades his sophomore season. Hegstad has already been named the Jayhawk West Most Valuable Player and was a First Team All-Conference selection. Hegstad batted .349 with 12 doubles, 12 home runs and 49 RBI this season. He finishes his career in sixth-place at SCCC in all-time career doubles with 35, and ranks tied for 10th in career doubles in Region VI history. Hegstad has signed and will play next season at NCAA Division I University of Northern Colorado, in his hometown of Greeley.

Rindels, a local player for the Saints from Hugoton, had a phenomenal sophomore year leading the team in nine offensive categories as the teamís starting first baseman. He hit a team-best .391 (72-for-184) with 56 runs scored, 18 doubles, six triples, 13 home runs, 58 RBI and recorded a .766 slugging percentage. He was a First Team Jayhawk West All-Conference selection and on April 25, he was named the NJCAA National Player of the Week. This summer Rindels will stay in Liberal and play for the semi-pro Liberal Bee Jays. Rindels has also made a commitment to play next year and continue his education at Texas Tech University, playing for the Red Raiders in the Big 12 Conference.

Davis, a standout third baseman from Dill City, Okla., anchored the Saints infield at the hot-corner for two seasons were he was a two-time First Team Jayhawk West All-Conference selection. Davis was among team leaders in all offensive statistical categories and completes his career at Seward County in three all-time career record books including fifth in home runs (22), ninth in RBI (104) and ninth in walks (53). Davis recorded a .337 career batting average at Seward County with 120 base hits, 24 doubles, six triples, a .624 slugging percentage and 52 extra-base hits. Davis was on the defensive end of 88 putouts and 218 assists in 111 games while playing for the Saints. He was the NJCAA National Player of the Week in the final week of the regular season. Davis signed in the early signing period with Oklahoma State University where he will play for the Cowboys in 2008 in the Big 12 Conference.

In addition, the Saintsí three All-Region VI players in 2003 were Ryan Nelson, Josh McSpadden and Danny Vais. All three players were later named NJCAA All-Americans, which is the most players ever from SCCC to be named All-American in one season.