Beal City Trio Sign with Collegiate Programs

Beal City trio signs (left to right) Zachary Yoder (Concordia), Brett Upton (Mott CC) and Ryan Schafer (Grand Rapids CC).

BEAL CITY – Beal City senior student-athletes Zachary Yoder, Brett Upton and Ryan Schafer are all taking their athletic talents to the next level in the fall.

Yoder plans to be a two-sport athlete NAIA Concordia University, where he’ll join the men’s basketball and track and field programs. He competed in the high jump and 1,600 relay at the 2017 MHSAA Division 4 state finals.

Right-handed pitcher and infielder Brett Upton is heading to Mott Community College while teammate and left-handed pitcher/outfielder Ryan Schafer will bring his talents to a Grand Rapids Community College team that qualified for the NJCAA Region 12 tournament this spring. Upton and Schafer led Beal City to a spot in a Division 4 regional final as juniors and have the Aggies ranked in the top 20 this year.

Categories: Baseball, Boys Basketball, Track & Field