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KEEGAN LONGABAUGH (2014 South Central Iowa Male Athlete of the Year finalist)

Published: Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 7:09 p.m. CST • Updated: Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 7:30 p.m. CST
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Keegan Longabaugh

Southwest Valley

Football

• Led the team with 115 total tackles, including 10 solo tackles for loss and five solo sacks.

• Recovered one fumble.

• Named unanimous first-team all-district offensive lineman.

• Named unanimous first-team all-district defensive lineman.

• Named first team all-Southwest Iowa defensive lineman by the Red Oak Express.

• Named second-team all-state defensive lineman by the Iowa Newspaper Association and second-team all-state defensive lineman by the Des Moines Register.

• Named to the academic all-district team for the third straight year.

• Selected to play in the 2014 Iowa Shrine Bowl.

• Among the school’s career leaders in tackles with 242 career tackles.

• Was a two-year team captain and played long snapper for three years.

Basketball

• Led the team with 12.9 points per game on 49.5 percent shooting.

• Led the team in rebounding at 7.6 rebounds per game, with a total of 152 rebounds.

• Dished out 27 assists to lead the team.

• Named second-team all-conference in the Pride of Iowa Conference.

Track and field

• Won Pride of Iowa Conference championships in 2014 in the discus and the shot put, throwing 145-0 in the discus and 44-1 in the shot put. Also won the conference championship in the discus as a junior, throwing 128-1.

• Qualified for the 2014 Co-ed State Track Meet in the shot put, finishing 24th in Class 2A with a throw of 42-4. Finished 20th in the Class 1A discus throw as a junior.

Baseball

• Hit .344 with five doubles, one triple and four home runs, driving in 17 runs. Had an on-base percentage of .440.

• His four home runs tied for first in the Pride of Iowa Conference.

• Had a 2-4 record pitching in five starts and three relief appearances.

• Threw 30 1/3 innings with an 5.77 earned run average, walking 22 and striking out 32. Opponents hit .278 against him.

• Signed to play football at Iowa Western Community College, where he will study diesel mechanics.

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