South Adams senior Grant Besser has been named the inaugural Northeast Indiana Baseball Association High School Player of the Year.
Besser is the Starfires' career strikeout leader and recently struck out his 400th batter for his career. He is 4-0 on the mound with four saves this season. He is averaging over two strikeouts per inning and is hitting 0.480 this season for South Adams (12-4).
He will be honored at the NEIBA Hall of Fame banquet Sunday.