Hesston College baseball coach Rob Ramseyer signed two players to letters of intent to play for the Larks in the 2012-13 school year.


Hesston College baseball coach Rob Ramseyer signed two players to letters of intent to play for the Larks in the 2012-13 school year.

Players signed include Cory Kerbs of Nevada, Mo., and Dustin King of Wichita.

Kerbs played four years at Nevada High School at outfield, shortstop, third base and pitching. He led the team in batting average as a sophomore, junior and senior. He was a first-team all-district selection as a sophomore and a junior. He won his schools’ Kelly Bradham Award as newcomer of the year as a sophomore and was the team’s offensive player of the year as a senior.

Kerbs also played basketball in high school. He graduated with honors in the top 10 percent of his class. He was on the academic honor roll for eight semesters. He was a National Honor Society member and a National Technical Honor Society member.

King is a right-handed pitcher for Clearwater High School. He will redshirt for the 2012-13 season. King played this summer for the Newton Rebels, where he was 0-1 in eight games. He pitched in 8 1-3 innings, striking out three with a 7.27 earned-run-average. He spent his freshman season at the University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth.

King intends to study biology at Hesston.