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.