Dalton Schumer slugged 24 total home runs to capture the Prospect League Western Division Home Run Derby title.

Not much has gone right for the Quincy Gems this summer.

But for one player, all was right Monday night in Kokomo, Ind..

Dalton Schumer slugged 24 total home runs to capture the Prospect League Western Division Home Run Derby title.

Schumer defeated Danville’s Michael Rothmund in the final round.

“This is really just a humbling experience,” Schumer said. “There are some great hitters here. It was just fun to compete against all of them and I was lucky enough to win it.”

Rothmund led all of NCAA Division II baseball players with 24 long balls in the spring while a junior at the University of Illinois at Springfield.

Schumer is second in the Prospect League with 11 home runs this summer and he has a league-leading 44 RBI in addition to a blistering .342 batting average.

He was one of four Gems players selected to participate in the annual Prospect League All-Star Showcase.

In addition to the home run derby, players who were selected to the showcase performed some skills challenges in front of professional baseball scouts.

Bradley Harrison, Michael Starcevich and Ben Whetstone joined Schumer in Kokomo. The Gems slugger mentioned Monday night would not have been possible without his three teammates.

“Celebrating and experiencing this with all of them was just amazing,” he admitted. “Honestly I would not have been able to do this without them cause they gave me all the support I needed. It was just a total team effort and a lot of fun to do it with them here.”

Earlier in the day, Schumer — as well as his teammates — ran a 60-yard dash for scouts and also showcased his fielding and arm strength. He mentioned he was pleased in one area.

“I am not very fast so I wasn’t too thrilled with my 60 time, but I think I ended up with the top infield velocity,” he said. “So overall it was a lot of fun.”

With the Gems in the cellar of the Prospect League this summer, co-manager Adam Hightower noted it was nice for Schumer to shine Monday night.

“He has played well for us all summer so he deserves this,” the Gems on-field skipper said. “It was really just a cool event and really awesome to see him do that.”

A total of 10 players were selected for the derby. The four players with the most home runs after two 3-minute rounds moved to the semifinals, which were seeded.

Schumer needed a swing-off to defeat Rothmund, and his title-clinching dinger came in the final 30 seconds of the 2-minute final round.

“Just something I will never forget,” Schumer said.