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All-Area Baseball: Co-POY, COY, First-, Second- and Third-teams

  • CO-PLAYER OF THE YEAR

    P SEAN KENNEDY

    North Stafford senior

    A starter since he was a freshman, Kennedy leaves the Wolverines as one of their best players ever. He rewrote the school’s record book, striking out 361 batters, including 100 this year with an 0.68 ERA.

    P DAMION CARROLL

    King George senior

    The Group AA Player of the Year, Carroll powered the Foxes’ run

    to the playoffs with his arm and his bat. He fired two no-hitters, struck out 131 and hit .420 with seven home runs and 29 RBIs.

  • COACH OF THE YEAR

    DANIEL NOBBS

    Eastern View

    With just one starter back, Nobbs guided the Cyclones to their fourth straight Battlefield District title game, where they lost

    to state playoff participant King George by one run in extra innings.

  • FIRST-TEAM

    C BEN PITTMAN

    Eastern View junior

    A former infielder, Pittman moved behind the plate and responded with a breakout performance. He hit .364, drove in 22 runs and earned all-Battlefield and all-Region I honors.

    IF GEOFF CIESLEWITZ

    North Stafford senior

    A three-time All-Area selection, Cieslewitz capped a stellar career for the Wolverines with another strong year. Besides batting .422, he was a standout infielder and the No. 2 starter on the mound.

    IF DYLAN DOMBROWSKAS

    King George senior

    This reliable senior was a stalwart at first, as well as a clutch hitter for coach Thad Reviello’s squad. An all-Battlefield District first-team pick, he hit .430 with 19 runs.

    IF CRAIG LOPEZ

    Mountain View senior

    Lopez helped anchor the Wildcats’ defense with his steady play at short and was also the team’s closer on the mound. He hit .361 with 10 stolen bases and is headed to VCU next season.

    IF ANTHONY MALOCU

    Colonial Forge junior

    This all-Commonwealth District third baseman helped the Eagles advance to the regional playoffs for the seventh time in nine years. He batted . 370, smacked 10 doubles and scored 16 runs.

    OF TREVOR TALLEY

    Spotsylvania senior

    Talley helped spark the Knights to a share of the Battlefield District title and a return to the Region I playoffs after a three-year absence. He batted a team-best .430 and collected 25 RBIs.

    OF RYAN LEAKE

    Stafford senior

    This versatile outfielder hit .382 and was a big catalyst in the Indians’ late-season turnaround. A solid defender, he also struck out 11 in a Northwest Region playoff win over Patrick Henry.

    OF NATE YATES

    Eastern View sophomore

    A major contributor for the Cyclones, Yates was an all-district and all-region pick in his first year as a starter. The athletic sophomore stole 19 bases and scored 17 runs while hitting .372.

    DH CHASE BOSTER

    Colonial Forge senior

    A key cog in the Eagles’ march to the Commonwealth District titles, Boster led the team in hitting with a .385 average and 18 RBIs. He won eight games as a pitcher and will play at Marshall University.

    U NATE TRAUGH

    Riverbend senior

    This UNC-–Charlotte-bound senior was a force on the hill and at the plate. In addition to posting a .421 batting average and belting five home runs, he also threw the first no-hitter in school history.

  • SECOND-TEAM

    P Sean Pico, Caroline Jr.—.80 ERA with 50 Ks in 35 innings

    P Carter Siweck, Col. Forge, Sr.—Key hurler for district champs

    C Issac Geisler, Mt. View, Sr.—Northwest Region first team, hit .411

    IF Zak Kegley, K. George, So.—.423 hitter for state playoff team

    IF J.P. Gorby, Culpeper, So.—All-Battlefield shortstop, .366 hitter

    IF Michael Hundley, K. George, So.—Steady all-district infielder

    IF Dylan Clark, Wash. & Lee, Sr.—All-Northern Neck DH/pitcher

    OF Larry Green, Caroline, Sr.—Hit .345 for Battlefield tri-champs

    OF Sean Morgan, Mountain View, So.—Speedy defender, 18 RBIs

    OF Cameron Parks, Col. Forge, Sr.—Timely hitter, .356 average

    DH Janiel Suren, Courtland, Jr.—All-state DH, batted .390

    U Jacob King, Spotsylvania, Sr.—Versatile all-Region I utility player

  • HONORABLE MENTION

    Ryan Afman, Brooke Point

    Chris Barlow, Chancellor

    Cody Beacorn, Stafford

    Tyler Diag, Caroline

    Lucas Behning, Colonial Forge

    Nikko Burrell, Courtland

    Eric Byrd, Riverbend

    Brandon Chenault, Fr. Christian

    Jacob Conley, Louisa

    Jacob Conradt–Eberlin, Spotsy

    Rahiem Cooper, Orange

    Nate DiDonato, Riverbend

    Josh Ewing, Spotsylvania

    Josh Fones, W&L

    Chris Gallet, North Stafford

    Nick Graves, Colonial Beach

    Austin Huff, Eastern View

    David Hunt, King George

    Brandon Imler, Massaponax

    Justin Kime, Mountain View

    Clay Massie, Riverbend

    Tanner May, Eastern View

    Peter McAulif, James Monroe

    Cole Migliorini, Colonial Forge

    Drew Mikula, Colonial Forge

    Jason Morgan, Chancellor

    Dustin Phillips, King George

    Tyler Seal, Orange

    Josh Seay, Louisa

    Brandon Settle, Eastern View

    Will Shiflett, Caroline

    Tre Smith, Stafford

    A.J. Stead, Eastern View

    Lucas Weaver, Spotsylvania

    Ben White, Massaponax

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