BRYAN, Texas (AP) - Pitcher-outfielder Gunner Baker is the Texas Sports Writer's Association Class A player of the year after leading Price Carlisle to the 2013 Class A high school baseball title.
Baker was 14-0 with a 0.23 earned-run average and had 177 strikeouts in 88.1 innings. He pitched three no-hitters and also batted .446 with 59 runs batted in.
Here is the Texas Sports Writers Association's Class A state baseball team:
Pitchers - Gunner Baker, Price Carlisle, sr.; Tyler Pate, Port Aransas, sr.; and Kyle Barnett, Stamford, sr.
Catcher - Jake Roberts, Port Aransas, jr.
First baseman - Matt Villanueva, Anson, jr.
Second baseman - Steven Crump, Harlton, sr.
Shortstop - Caleb Colley, Price Carlisle, jr.
Third baseman - Chantz Holland, Cayuga, sr.
Outfielders - Nick Maxham, Port Aransas, jr.; Zach Brightwell, Price Carlisle, jr.; Brett Anderson, Kerens, jr.
Designated hitter - Hagen Hutchinson, Stamford, sr.
Player of the year - Gunner Baker, Price Carlisle, sr.
Coach of the Year - Wesley Colley, Price Carlisle
Pitchers - Slater Stone, Trenton, sr.; Kellen Green, Windthorst, sr.; Lane Hobbs, Thrall, sr.
Catcher - Dawson Reid, Archer City, sr.
First baseman - Caleb Vaught, Sundown, sr.
Second baseman - Hunter Clark, Chico, sr.
Shortstop - Seth Helcamp, Weimar, jr.
Third baseman - Ty Kirk, Windthorst, jr.
Outfielders - Kyler Rabel, Sundown, jr.; Josh Velasquez, Flatonia, sr.; Charlie Wallace, Alto, jr.
Designated hitter - Wyatt Beezley, Trenton, sr.
Pitchers - John Michael Blaha, Weimar, soph.; Bailey Burks, Trenton, jr.; and (tie) Bret Mathis, Bosqueville, soph. and Jacob Stroder, Frost, sr.
Catcher - (tie) Will Bruns, Flatonia, jr. and Alex Delgado, Weimar, sr.
First baseman - Cody Nienstedt, Burton, jr.
Second baseman - Kyler Marshall, Sundown, sr.
Shortstop - Tanner Richey, Borden County, sr.
Third baseman - Brett Rohde, Fayetteville, sr.
Outfielders - Steven Howard, Borden County, sr.; Jared Reagan, Booker, soph.; Justin Rosenauer, Weimar, sr.
Designated hitter - Marcus Mica, Flatonia, soph.
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