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Coaches name 13-3A all-district baseball team
Monitor Staff Reports
CEDAR CREEK LAKE–Area players were named to four of the five superlative positions on the District 13-3A all-district baseball team.
Kemp won the district championship with a 9-1 record, with Crandall defeating Mabank in the next-to-last game to secure the second-place playoff berth. Mabank took the third-place berth.
Crandall senior Bryce Bjorkland was named the district’s Most Valuable Player, while the Kemp coaches were named the district’s top staff.
Eustace junior Lucas Cope was tabbed as the “Offensive Player of the Year,” while freshman teammate Chris Compton was named the “Newcomer of the Year.”
Kemp senior Dalton Fugitt, who saw time at second base and third base, was named as the district’s “Utility Player of the Year.”
Kemp senior catcher Bret Kennedy and Crandall senior Adam Werner were named as the “Co-Defensive Players of the Year.”
District coaches named 20 players to first-team positions, including four pitchers, seven infielders and seven outfielders.
Eustace sophomore Ryan Compton was tabbed as the only first-team catcher, while senior teammate Mike Cook was the only first-team designated hitter.
Coaches named Kemp junior Nick Sallings and Mabank sophomore Kolton Browning as first-team pitchers, joining Crandall senior Josh Blunt and Ferris junior Izzy Munoz.
Mabank senior first baseman David Taylor and Kemp junior shortstop Matt Carr were both named to the first-team infield. Carr was one of three unanimous selections.
Joining them as infielders were Crandall seniors William Wood, Dalton Good and Zach Ragsdale (a unanimous pick), along with Kaufman senior Michael Cox and Ferris junior Matt Garcia.
Mabank senior Mark Good was a unanimous pick for the first-team outfield.
Joining Groom were Eustace senior Aaron Coffey, along with Kemp senior Leif Skierski and junior teammate Mikie Scruggs.
Also named to the first-team outfield were Crandall senior Cary McSwain, Kaufman senior Nathan Crow and Ferris senior George Loa.
Coaches named two second-team pitchers, Ferris senior Matt Batchler and Crandall junior Nolen Cornett.
Six second-team infielders were named, including Eustace junior first baseman Brandon Grayson and Kemp sophomore first baseman Josh Carr.
Also named were Ferris senior Felipe Ortiz and junior Spencer Piner, Crandall senior Josh Barton and Kaufman sophomore McCrae Jones.
Eustace juniors Rusty Hart and Cameron Coffey were named to the second-team outfield, along with Mabank senior Chris Trejo and Kemp junior Cody Kuehn.
Also named were Crandall senior Colton Kvapil and Ferris junior Damien Delesbour.
Ferris junior Jacob Flores was named as the second-team catcher, while teammate Payden Bertrand was the second-team designated hitter.

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Monitor Photo/Kerry Yancey
Eustace Bandits runner Christopher Carlson (left) pauses as Mabank Spartans first baseman Chris Case (8) makes the catch of a cutoff throw from Spartans catcher Collin Sims (background) during their Junior Midget baseball game April 30 at Mabank’s George Watts Park.







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