Van-Far sophomore Josh Hodde was named an all-state baseball player recently by the Missouri High School Baseball Coach Association (MHSBCA).
Hodde earned first-team honors as an outfielder for the Indians.
During this past season, Hodde had a .600 batting average with 28 hits in 50 at-bats. He also had two home runs, 18 RBIs, and 19 runs scored along with a 1.060 on-base percentage in just 15 games.
Other area players earning all-state honors include Joe Martin, Jacob Stolle, and Colton Groshong of Silex in Class 1; and Peyton Leeper and Dylan Lepper of South Callaway in Class 3.