District Baseball Awards Announced


Colleen Starkey

The varsity baseball celebrates their home win over Greenville, and they were officially named the district champions following this game. Head coach Rich Sanguinetti is the district’s Coach of the Year, and several players also received district awards.

Colleen Starkey, Editor-in-Chief

The baseball awards for District 15-5A have been announced. The team finished with an overall record of 22-14 and a district record of 11-4. They advanced to the playoffs, beating Nacogdoches in three games with scores of 2-0, 0-2 and 5-1. They then played Corsicana in a one-game area playoff, where they fell 5-9.

The following are the recipients of district awards:

District 15-5A Coach of the Year: Rich Sanguinetti

Pitcher of the Year: senior Jacob Philpot

1st Team Infield: sophomore Brandon Burckel

1st Team Outfield: senior Chase Rozell

2nd Team Pitcher: senior Landon Chaney

2nd Team Catcher: junior Matt Aubuchon

2nd Team Infield: senior Kam Wheeler and junior Mason Hammonds

2nd Team Outfield: senior Cody Pike

Honorable Mention Pitcher: senior Theron Brown and junior Sebastian Coulter

Honorable Mention Outfield: junior Staton Dudley