Bennett Hostetler has had a big freshman year at North Dakota State. (Photo courtesy Michelle Hostetler)

DODGE CITY, Kansas – Former Bozeman High School star athlete Bennett Hostetler put together another impressive summer on the baseball diamond, earning first-team all-conference honors in the Jayhawk League while playing for the Dodge City Athletics.

Hostetler hit .366 in 40 games for the As, according to the North Dakota State baseball Twitter account. Hostetler recently finished his freshman year at NDSU.

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The 6-foot shortstop recorded 60 hits with seven doubles, one triple and two home runs this summer. He added 41 runs, 39 RBI, 17 walks and five stolen bases for Dodge City.

The Jayhawk League is a prestigious summer collegiate baseball league made up of eight teams from Kansas and Oklahoma.

Hostetler, who played basketball and football at Bozeman High, was an all-state American Legion Baseball player for the Bozeman Bucks. He hit .381 with 61 hits, 51 runs scored, 15 doubles, four triples, one home run, 24 RBI, 17 walks and 22 stolen bases as a senior.

He hit .279 with 53 hits, 26 runs and 26 RBI during his freshman season with the Bison.

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