TSWA Class A all-state baseball 2019

First in a series of six

D’Hanis’ Magers player of the year

BRYAN – Pitcher/shortstop Alex Magers, who led D’Hanis to a state championship, is the Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class A baseball player of the year.

Magers was 9-1 with a 1.13 earned run average for 25-4 Cowboys. The Texas A&M signee also batted .474 with three home runs and 30 runs batted in.



Pitchers – Alex Magers, D’Hanis, sr.; Dawson Fortner, La Poynor, sr.; Kyle Looper, D’Hanis, jr.

Catcher – Bode Stewart, New Home, soph.

First baseman – Zane Allen, Borden County, sr.

Second baseman – Garrett Allen, Wells, sr.

Shortstop – Anthony Coy, Ira, jr.

Third baseman – Matthew Pevehouse, Abbott, jr.

Outfielders – Blaine Coats, La Poynor, fr.; Josh Rivera, D’Hanis, sr.

Designated hitter – (tie) Chris Navarro, Coolidge, sr.; Nate Deel, Baird, soph.

Player of the year – Magers, D’Hanis

Coach of the year – Todd Craft, D’Hanis



Pitchers – Karson Valentine, Ira, jr.; Brayden Vaught, Dodd City, soph.; Matthew Pevehouse, Abbott, jr.

Catcher – Dawson Turner, La Poynor, sr.

First baseman – Jaeden VanDamme, D’Hanis, jr.

Second baseman – Alex Pieper, Round Top-Carmine, soph.

Shortstop – Riley Owens, Shamrock, jr.

Third baseman – Nathan Goodwin, Ira, jr.

Outfielders – Kadyn Johnson, Abbott, soph.; Dawson Fortner, La Poynor, sr.; Zayne Kennon, Dodd City, jr.

Designated hitter – Jett Riley, La Poynor, jr.



Pitchers – Dillon Jones, Dodd City, jr.; Jakari Hadnot, Wells, sr.; Riley Owens, Shamrock, jr.

Catcher – Logan Tucker, Wells, sr.

First baseman – Dillon Martin, Avalon, jr.

Second baseman – Solomon Rodriguez, D’Hanis, jr.

Shortstop – Rhett Newton, Avalon, jr.

Third baseman – Rylan Rogers, Baird, jr.

Outfielders – Blake Buckelew, New Home, jr.; Laith Elredy, Neches, sr.; Rode Newton, Graford, sr.

Designated hitter – (tie) Ethan Reyes, D’Hanis, fr.; Tyler Welch, Perrin-Whitt, fr.


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