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SHS Baseball Program Information

The Sumner Spartan Baseball Program in 2017 is following up on a WIAA 3A state semifinal appearance, and their 6th  WIAA state berth in the previous 7 seasons.  These 7 seasons have seen many great teams including another state semifinal appearance in 2012, and state quarterfinal appearances in 2011 and 2014.  The 2014 team finished the season with an overall record of 23-2, which represents a school record for wins and winning percentage.  The 2014 team also won the SPSL 2A League Championship and WCDIII District Championship (1st in school history).  SHS has seen 40 of it’s players move on to make college baseball rosters after their time as Spartans, including 2004 grad Nick Hagadone (MLB – Cleveland Indians, University of Washington) and 2005 grad Bryan Marquez (New Mexico State – 1st team NCAA SS).

Highlights of the yearly experience include the C3 award (Character, Commitment, Community), “V” Winter Weightroom Award, Yearly non league travel trip to Wenatchee for all three teams in the program, and annual team retreat to focus on goal setting and teamwork.  More information is available in the below links.

Team Retreat 2011


Program Overview – 
Program Info Powerpoint – SHS Baseball Program Info

 Spartan of the Year Award

The Spartan of the Year Award recognizes the top “all around” Spartan Baseball athlete at the culmination of that season.  Voting is conducted by both players and coaching staff.  This award considers 4 major categories:
  • Commitment & Work Ethic
  • Team Attitude
  • Perserverance
  • Performance
Past Winners:
2016 – Noah Massey
2015 – Chase Torgison
2014 – Bryan Adkins
2013 – Tanner Seablom
2012 – Chris Maez
2011 – Seth Morgan
2010 – Evan Carl
2009 – Ethan Ramberg
2006-08 – No award
2005 – Bryan Marquez
2004 – Brandon Kuykendall
2003 – Brandon Priest

McGowan Scholarship

Michael McGowan was a 2001 SHS graduate and all SPSL baseball player.  The McGowan scholarship is given each year to a Sumner senior baseball player, in rememberance of Mike who passed away abruptly in 2009.
Information on the McGowan scholarship : McGowan Scholarship

Past McGowan Scholarship Winners:

2011 – Tanner Brinkman

2012 – Matt Campbell

2013 – No award winner

2014 – Tysen Fischlin & Luc Powers-Hubbard

2015 – Chase Torgison

Sumner High School

Coach: Casey Adcox Building AD: Jeff Baines
Principal: Kassie Meath District AD: Tim Thomsen
Mascot: Spartan League: SPSL 4A http://spsl.org 
Enrollment: 1924 (Grades 9-12 – Sept 2015) School Website
School Phone: (253) 891-5500 School Fax: (253) 891-5585
Address: 1707 Main St, Sumner, WA 98390 (Map)
Contact: For questions regarding the High School Baseball
program, please email Coach Adcox at casey_adcox@sumnersd.org