COACH OF THE YEAR
Eugene Lafitte, Douglass
Lafitte led Douglass to its first 1A state championship. The team finished 33-1.
P Tyler Kolek, (PLAYER OF THE YEAR) Shepherd, 6-5, Sr.
Kolek struck out 126 batters in 60 1/3 innings while walking eight hitters. He finished with a 0.35 ERA. He was the second player taken in the draft (Marlins).
P Kyle Johnston, Flower Mound, 5-11, Sr.
Johnston finished 10-2 with 4 saves, 129 strikeouts and a 0.57 ERA.
C Wesley Phillips, Sunnyvale, 6-1, Sr.
Phillips hit .448 and helped Sunnyvale to the 2A state championship. He had three hits in the championship game. He was also 6-1 as a pitcher.
1B Dakota Durant, Aledo, 5-8, Sr.
Durant hit .393, led Aledo to the Class 4A state championship and made the 4A all-tournament team.
2B Drew Brooks, San Antonio Reagan, 5-10, Sr.
Brooks hit .356 and helped San Antonio Reagan finish second in 5A. He made the all-tournament team.
SS Justin Twine, Falls City, 5-11, Sr.
Twine hit .538 and scored 28 runs while knocking in 22.
3B Austin Blakeley, Hallsville, 5-10, Jr.
Blakeley hit .387 as his team finished 34-4 and reached the 4A semifinals.
OF Stone Garrett,George Ranch (Richmond), 6-2, Sr.
Garrett averaged .398 with 43 hits and 32 RBI in 40 games.
OF Ryan Johnson, College Station, 6-0, Jr.
Johnson, who averaged .397, hit 50 RBI, seven doubles, five triples, six home runs and led College Station to 3A state championship.
OF Connor Wanhanen, Flower Mound, Sr.
Wanhanen hit .391 for the 5A state champions. In the championship game, he had two hits and scored two runs in a 10-0 victory over San Antonio Reagan.
P Michael Kopech, Mount Pleasant, 6-3, Sr.
P Matt Wallace,Douglass, 5-11, Sr.
C Daniel Wasinger, Eastlake (El Paso), 5-11, Sr.
1B Sean Wymer,Flower Mound, 6-0, Jr.
2B Jake Jarvis, Klein Collins (Spring), 5-10, Sr.
SS Jonathan Ortega, Victoria East, 5-7, Jr.
3B Tim Millard,Flower Mound, 6-0, Sr.
OF Zacrey Law, Robinson, 5-8, Sr.
OF Travis Jones, Atascocita (Humble), 6-4, Sr.
OF Eric Thomas, Langham Creek (Houston), 5-10, Sr.