After being named the KJCCC West Division Player of the Year, the awards did not stop there as Colton Onstott was named an NJCAA Second Team All-American on Monday.
On the year, Onstott led the KJCCC in batting average, hitting a whopping .452 on the year. Onstott also led the Conquistadors in almost every category including runs scored (62), hits (95), doubles (24), home runs (14), RBI (74) and was second on the team with 53 games played.
"It is an honor to be selected as a Second Team All-American," Onstott said. "I would like to thank my teammates and coaches at Dodge City for helping me get this great opportunity. I would also like to say thank you to my family for always believing, supporting and being there for me."
Onstott was one of five players within the KJCCC to receive All-American honors as Alex Peterson (Cowley) was named to the first team, Malik Williams (Johnson County) and Andrew Morrow (Fort Scott) were named to the second team, and Erik Sabrowski (Cloud County) made the honorable mention team.
Onstott finishes his career at Dodge City ranking in the top-three in 12 different categories as he holds the record for most hits in a season (95), most hits in a career (158), highest batting average in a season (.452) and highest batting average in a career (.396). Onstott also ranks second in runs scored in a career (100), doubles in a season (24), doubles in a career (38), home runs in a career (22) and RBI in a career (120).
Onstott will be playing this summer in Regina, Canada, before he begins his career at the University of New Mexico in the Fall of 2018.
"This is a great honor for Colton and for the program here at Dodge City," head baseball coach Phil Stephenson said. "He had a tremendous year with great honors, and it shows with receiving this award. I want to thank him for his contributions to this program and wish him the best of luck at the University of New Mexico."