Ben Loge achieved all-state status this week when the Missouri high school baseball coaches named their all-state teams. Loge, a 2014 senior at Ava High School, was the ace of the Ava pitching staff with a 2.53 ERA and 81 strikeouts in 58 innings. He had one perfect game and one no-hitter on the season. At the same time, Loge also was a team leader at the plate, hitting .434 on the season with 18 RBI and 14 extra base hits. Loge received honorable mention in Missouri Class 3. Loge was also 1st team all-SCA and SCA Player of the Year. He will attend Longview Community College in Lee’s Summit this fall on a baseball scholarship. The photo at right above shows Loge in his perfect game performance at Salem this spring.